Mark D Wewers, MD, Affiliate

Mark Wewers


College of Medicine


Internal Medicine

Academic Title


Research Program

Molecular Carcinogenesis and Chemoprevention

Research Interest

inflammation, Pulmonary Emphysema, Emphysema, Sepsis, Respiratory Distress Syndrome, Adult, Infection, HIV Infections, Multiple Organ Failure, Burkholderia Infections

Dr. Wewer’s research focuses on host defense against pathogens, particularly relevant to the lung and critical to survival His lab is interested in understanding the role of proteins that regulate the activation of the intracellular enzyme, caspase-1. This work is relevant to understanding how the lung and circulating mononuclear phagocytes are capable of sensing danger from pathogens and responding with robuts inflammation centered around IL-1.

Education and Background

Office Locations

201 Davis Heart & Lung Research Inst

473 W 12th Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43210




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