Eric D. Austin, M.D.

Assistant Professor

eric.austin@vanderbilt.edu
Faculty Appointments
Assistant Professor of Pediatrics
Education
M.S.C.I., Translational Medicine, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TennesseeM.D., Medicine, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GeorgiaB.A., History, Chemistry, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Office Address
Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine
11215 DOT
TN 9500
Publications
Austin ED, Ma L, LeDuc C, Berman Rosenzweig E, Borczuk A, Phillips JA, Palomero T, Sumazin P, Kim HR, Talati MH, West J, Loyd JE, Chung WK. Whole exome sequencing to identify a novel gene (caveolin-1) associated with human pulmonary arterial hypertension. Circ Cardiovasc Genet [print-electronic]. 2012 Jun; 5(3): 336-43. PMID: 22474227, PMCID: PMC3380156, PII: CIRCGENETICS.111.961888, DOI: 10.1161/CIRCGENETICS.111.961888, ISSN: 1942-3268.

Austin ED, Hamid R, Hemnes AR, Loyd JE, Blackwell T, Yu C, Phillips Iii JA, Gaddipati R, Gladson S, Gu E, West J, Lane KB. BMPR2 expression is suppressed by signaling through the estrogen receptor. Biol Sex Differ. 2012; 3(1): 6. PMID: 22348410, PMCID: PMC3310853, PII: 2042-6410-3-6, DOI: 10.1186/2042-6410-3-6, ISSN: 2042-6410.

Hemnes AR, Pugh ME, Newman AL, Robbins IM, Tolle J, Austin ED, Newman JH. End tidal CO(2) tension: pulmonary arterial hypertension vs pulmonary venous hypertension and response to treatment. Chest [print-electronic]. 2011 Nov; 140(5): 1267-73. PMID: 21622547, PII: chest.11-0155, DOI: 10.1378/chest.11-0155, ISSN: 1931-3543.

Austin ED, Menon S, Hemnes AR, Robinson LR, Talati M, Fox KL, Cogan JD, Hamid R, Hedges LK, Robbins I, Lane K, Newman JH, Loyd JE, West J. Idiopathic and heritable PAH perturb common molecular pathways, correlated with increased MSX1 expression. Pulm Circ. 2011 Jul; 1(3): 389-98. PMID: 22140629, PMCID: PMC3224431, PII: PC-1-389, DOI: 10.4103/2045-8932.87308, ISSN: 2045-8940.

Fessel JP, Loyd JE, Austin ED. The genetics of pulmonary arterial hypertension in the post-BMPR2 era. Pulm Circ. 2011 Jul; 1(3): 305-19. PMID: 22140620, PMCID: PMC3224422, PII: PC-1-305, DOI: 10.4103/2045-8932.87293, ISSN: 2045-8940.

Austin ED, Rock MT, Mosse CA, Vnencak-Jones CL, Yoder SM, Robbins IM, Loyd JE, Meyrick BO. T lymphocyte subset abnormalities in the blood and lung in pulmonary arterial hypertension. Respir Med [print-electronic]. 2010 Mar; 104(3): 454-62. PMID: 19880300, PMCID: PMC2826574, PII: S0954-6111(09)00325-4, DOI: 10.1016/j.rmed.2009.10.004, ISSN: 1532-3064.

Hamid R, Phillips JA, Holladay C, Cogan JD, Austin ED, Backeljauw PF, Travers SH, Patton JG. A molecular basis for variation in clinical severity of isolated growth hormone deficiency type II. J. Clin. Endocrinol. Metab [print-electronic]. 2009 Dec; 94(12): 4728-34. PMID: 19837935, PMCID: PMC2795644, PII: jc.2009-0746, DOI: 10.1210/jc.2009-0746, ISSN: 1945-7197.

Austin ED, Cogan JD, West JD, Hedges LK, Hamid R, Dawson EP, Wheeler LA, Parl FF, Loyd JE, Phillips JA. Alterations in oestrogen metabolism: implications for higher penetrance of familial pulmonary arterial hypertension in females. Eur. Respir. J [print-electronic]. 2009 Nov; 34(5): 1093-9. PMID: 19357154, PMCID: PMC3742124, PII: 09031936.00010409, DOI: 10.1183/09031936.00010409, ISSN: 1399-3003.

Austin ED, Loyd JE, Phillips JA. Genetics of pulmonary arterial hypertension. Semin Respir Crit Care Med [print-electronic]. 2009 Aug; 30(4): 386-98. PMID: 19634078, PMCID: PMC3737593, DOI: 10.1055/s-0029-1233308, ISSN: 1098-9048.

Austin ED, Phillips JA, Cogan JD, Hamid R, Yu C, Stanton KC, Phillips CA, Wheeler LA, Robbins IM, Newman JH, Loyd JE. Truncating and missense BMPR2 mutations differentially affect the severity of heritable pulmonary arterial hypertension. Respir. Res. 2009; 10: 87. PMID: 19785764, PMCID: PMC2762975, PII: 1465-9921-10-87, DOI: 10.1186/1465-9921-10-87, ISSN: 1465-993X.

Phillips JA, Poling JS, Phillips CA, Stanton KC, Austin ED, Cogan JD, Wheeler L, Yu C, Newman JH, Dietz HC, Loyd JE. Synergistic heterozygosity for TGFbeta1 SNPs and BMPR2 mutations modulates the age at diagnosis and penetrance of familial pulmonary arterial hypertension. Genet. Med. 2008 May; 10(5): 359-65. PMID: 18496036, PII: 00125817-200805000-00010, DOI: 10.1097/GIM.0b013e318172dcdf, ISSN: 1530-0366.

Austin ED, Loyd JE. Genetics and mediators in pulmonary arterial hypertension. Clin. Chest Med. 2007 Mar; 28(1): 43-57, vii. PMID: 17338927, PMCID: PMC3740514, PII: S0272-5231(06)00121-3, DOI: 10.1016/j.ccm.2006.11.007, ISSN: 0272-5231.