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Rachel Lynn Damico, M.D., Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Medicine


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Main Location

The Johns Hopkins Hospital

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Call 410-464-6641 (8a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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Call +1-410-502-7683 (7a.m. to 6p.m., EST, Mon-Fri)

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  • Assistant Professor of Medicine



The Johns Hopkins Hospital

Appointment Phone: 410-550-5864

600 N. Wolfe Street
Sheikh Zayed Tower
Baltimore, MD 21287 map
Phone: 410-955-3467

Johns Hopkins Outpatient Center

Appointment Phone: 410-955-0670

601 N. Caroline Street
Baltimore, MD 21287 map

Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center

Appointment Phone: 410-550-1800

4940 Eastern Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21224 map


Critical Care Medicine , Pulmonary Disease and Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine

Research Interests

Apoptosis in lung disease; Acute lung injury; Vascular Biology

    Additional Information

  • Education +


    • Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania / MD (2000)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Medicine (2003)


    • Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine / Pulmonary Medicine (2007)


    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Critical Care Medicine (2009, 2019)
    • American Board of Internal Medicine / Pulmonary Disease (2008, 2018)
  • Research & Publications +

    Selected Publications View all on PubMed

    1. Damarla M, Parniani AR, Johnston L, Maredia H, Serebreni L, Hamdan O, Sidhaye VK, Shimoda LA, Myers AC, Crow MT, Schmidt EP, Machamer CE, Gaestel M, Rane MJ, Kolb TM, Kim BS, Damico RL, Hassoun PM. MK2 Mediates Apoptosis During Lung Vascular Permeability by Regulating Movement of Cleaved Caspase 3. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2013 Dec 4. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 24304496
    2. Kolb TM, Damico RL, Hassoun PM. Linking new and old concepts: inflammation meets the Warburg phenomenon in pulmonary arterial hypertension. J Mol Med (Berl). 2011 Aug;89(8):729-32. doi: 10.1007/s00109-011-0783-x. No abstract available. PMID: 2173504

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