DR. NASREEN KHALIL

 

Dr. Nasreen Khalil, MD, FRCPC, FCCP was recently recruited to The University of British Columbia (UBC) as a Respirologist. Dr. Khalil has a Bachelor of Medical Science, a Doctorate of Medicine and Fellowships in Internal Medicine and Respiratory Medicine as well as research training in cellular and molecular biology of the lung. Dr. Khalil is particularly interested in interstitial lung diseases and has commenced a clinic at the Vancouver General Hospital dedicated to the diagnosis and management of patients with interstitial lung disease. In addition, Dr. Khalil, who was the Associate Director of Tuberculosis Control at the British Columbia Centre for Disease Control from 1999-2002, has extensive experience in diseases caused by Mycobacteria tuberculosis and atypical mycobacteria. Dr. Khalil’s research interests are in the molecular and biological mechanisms of pulmonary fibrosis and airway remodeling in asthma. Dr. Khalil is in the process of developing a pharmaceutical agent for pulmonary fibrosis such as that seen in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. Dr. Khalil welcomes the opportunity to review patients who may be eligible for entry into studies related to Dr. Khalil’s patented agent or other clinical studies for the treatment of pulmonary fibrosis.