University of Wisconsin
School of Medicine and Public Health

Nizar Jarjour, MD

PROFESSOR

PULMONARY & CRITICAL CARE Faculty

CLINICAL SCIENCE CENTER
600 HIGHLAND AVE
MADISON, WI 53792-0001

(608) 263-9344

Education

  • Damascus University, Syria - MD
  • Cook County Hospital, Chicago, IL – Residency in Internal Medicine
  • University of Wisconsin Hospital and Clinics, Madison, WI – Fellowship in Allergy and Immunology

Professional Activities

Dr. Nizar N. Jarjour is a faculty member and chief of the Division of Allergy, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine in the Department of Medicine. He serves as director of the Clinical and Translational Research Core at the University of Wisconsin Institute for Clinical and Translational Research. He is also an instructor on three research training awards in Allergy-Immunology, Neurobiology and Cellular & Molecular Pathology. Dr. Jarjour is a past president of the Wisconsin Thoracic Society; a member of the Respiratory Integrated Biology Study Section at the National Institutes of Health; and a member of the American Thoracic Society, American College of Physicians and American College of Chest Physicians.

Clinical Specialties

Dr. Jarjour's clinical activities include staffing the University Hospital Trauma and Life Center, outpatient and inpatient pulmonary consultations and directing the Pulmonary Diagnostics Laboratory.

Research Interests

Dr. Jarjour's research program include mechanisms of allergic inflammation, role of eosinophil in airway disease, pathogenesis of viral induced asthma exacerbations, etiology and characteristics of severe asthma, mechanisms of action of anti-asthma medication, airway remodeling and clinical aspects of asthma.

Search for Nizar Jarjour's literature abstracts on PubMed.