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Tonya D. Russell, MD

Associate Professor, Medicine
Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

Specialty Areas

Sleep Medicine
Pulmonary Medicine
Pulmonary Disease

Board Certifications

Pulmonary Medicine
Sleep Medicine
Internal Medicine

Hospital Affiliations

Barnes-Jewish Hospital

Areas of Clinical Interest

Pulmonary, interstitial lung disease, sleep medicine, sleep disorders.

For more information on sleep disorders and treatments visit the Washington University Sleep Medicine Center web site.

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  • Publication & Research
  • In the News



Center 40 Building

1600 S. Brentwood Blvd.
Suite 600
St. Louis, MO 63144

Suite: Suite 600
Office Phone: (314) 362-4342
Fax: (314) 747-3813

Center for Advanced Medicine
Lung Center

4921 Parkview Place
St. Louis, MO 63110

Suite: B
Floor: 8
Office Phone: (314) 454-8917
Fax: (314) 454-5571



Fellowship: Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2003
Residency: Internal Medicine, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri 2000
Medical Degree: University of Florida, College of Medicine, Gainesville, Florida 1997
B.S.: University of Florida, Gainesville, Florida 1993

Publication & Research

Publication & Research

A 43-year-old man with antisynthetase syndrome presenting with acute worsening of dyspnea.
Kulkarni HS, Gutierrez FR, Despotovic V, Russell TD
Chest. 2015 Jun; 147(6)e215-e219. doi: 10.1378/chest.14-2402.

    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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Sequencing of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis-related genes reveals independent single gene associations.
Coghlan MA, Shifren A, Huang HJ, Russell TD, Mitra RD, Zhang Q, Wegner DJ, Cole FS, Hamvas A
BMJ Open Respir Res. 2014; 1(1)e000057. doi: 10.1136/bmjresp-2014-000057.

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IL-12 p80 is an innate epithelial cell effector that mediates chronic allograft dysfunction.
Mikols CL, Yan L, Norris JY, Russell TD, Khalifah AP, Hachem RR, Chakinala MM, Yusen RD, Castro M, Kuo E, Patterson GA, Mohanakumar T, Trulock EP, Walter MJ
Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2006 Aug 15; 174(4)461-70.

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IL-12 p40 homodimer-dependent macrophage chemotaxis and respiratory viral inflammation are mediated through IL-12 receptor beta 1.
Russell TD, Yan Q, Fan G, Khalifah AP, Bishop DK, Brody SL, Walter MJ
J Immunol. 2003 Dec 15; 171(12)6866-74.

    [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE]
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In the News

In the News

Tonya Russell, MD