Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine

Philippe Montgrain, M.D.

Associate Clinical Professor, UCSD

Director of Pulmonary Function Lab, VA Medical Center



1. Lung Cancer
2. Acute Lung Injury / Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome
3. Pulmonary Procedures


1. Lung Cancer
2. Parathyroid Hormone-Related Protein
3. Kinase Signaling in Lung Cancer
4. Sex Hormone Signaling in Lung Cancer
5. Sex-based Differences in Lung Cancer


  1. Montgrain PR, Quintana R, Rascon Y, Burton DW, Deftos LJ, Casillas A, Hastings RH. Parathyroid hormone-related protein varies with sex and androgen status in nonsmall cell lung cancer. Cancer. 2007. 110(6):1313-20.
  2. Hastings RH, Montgrain PR, Quintana R, Rascon Y, Deftos LJ, Healy E.  Cell cycle actions of parathyroid hormone-related protein in non-small cell lung carcinoma. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2009. 297(4):L578-85.


  1. P.R. Montgrain, R.A. Quintana, Y.M. Rascon, R.H. Hastings. Sex Determines the Expression and Anti-Tumor Effects of Parathyroid Hormone-Related Protein in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. 2006 ATS International Conference.
  2. P.R. Montgrain, R. Quintana, Y. Rascon, R.H. Hastings. Non-Genomic Interactions of Estradiol and Src Regulate PTHrP in Lung Cancer. 2007 ATS International Conference.
  3. P.R. Montgrain, R. Quintana, Y. Rascon, E.H. Healy, R.H. Hastings. Androgens Inhibit Lung Cancer Parathyroid Hormone-Related Protein through Mammalian Target of Rapamycin. 2008 ATS International Conference.
  4. P.R. Montgrain, R. Quintana, Y. Rascon, E. Healy, L.J. Deftos, R.H. Hastings. Androgen Suppression Increases PTH1R Levels and Reduces Lung Cancer Growth. 2009 ATS International Conference.



2007-2009 - American Lung Association of California Research Training Fellowship
2007 - Plato Award, Outstanding Fellow 2006-2007, University of California San Diego
2007 - Young Investigator Award, Southern California Pulmonary Research Symposium
2005-2007 - NIH Institutional National Research Service Award (T32)
2000 - Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Medical Society


  • Internal Medicine
  • Pulmonary Medicine
  • Critical Care Medicine

Pulmonary Grand Rounds, 2008

Pulmonary Grand Rounds, February, 2009

VA San Diego

To contact Dr. Montgrain:  Pmontgrain@ucsd.edu