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Erin Lowery
Associate Professor
Primary Department
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Joint Department
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Cystic Fibrosis
Lung Transplant
Advanced Lung Disease
Loyola Hospital
Loyola Outpatient Center
Loyola Center for Health at Burr Ridge
Pulmonary Disease, American Board of Internal Medicine Subspecialty
American Board of Internal Medicine
American Board of Internal Medicine Subspecialty Critical Care Medicine
Medical School
Loyola University Chicago Stritch School of Medicine
Loyola University Medical Center, Internal Medicine & Pediatrics
Loyola University Medical Center, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
Lowery, EM; Walsh, M; Yong, M; Kovacs, EJ; Joyce, C; Afshar, MUse of alcohol biomarkers to identify alcohol misuse in organ donors. Alcohol (Fayetteville, N.Y.) 2018 ;73
Afshar, M; Burnham, EL; Joyce, C; Kovacs, EJ; Lowery, EMOptimal Cut-Points for Phosphatidylethanol Vary by Clinical Setting: Response to Nguyen and Seth's (2018) Letter to the Editor. Alcoholism, Clinical and Experimental Research 2018 ;
Lowery, EM; Yong, M; Cohen, A; Joyce, C; Kovacs, EJRecent alcohol use prolongs hospital length of stay following lung transplant. Clinical transplantation 2018 ;32(6)
Camargo Moreno, M; Lewis, JB; Kovacs, EJ; Lowery, EMLung allograft donors with excessive alcohol use have increased levels of human antimicrobial peptide LL-37. Alcohol (Fayetteville, N.Y.) 2018 ;
Lowery,E. M.; Adams,W.; Grim,S. A.; Clark,N. M.; Edwards,L.; Layden,J. E.Increased risk of PTLD in lung transplant recipients with cystic fibrosis Journal of cystic fibrosis : official journal of the European Cystic Fibrosis Society 2017 ; :
Afshar,M.; Burnham,E. L.; Joyce,C.; Clark,B. J.; Yong,M.; Gaydos,J.; Cooper,R. S.; Smith,G. S.; Kovacs,E. J.; Lowery,E. M.Cut-Point Levels of Phosphatidylethanol to Identify Alcohol Misuse in a Mixed Cohort Including Critically Ill Patients Alcoholism, Clinical and Experimental Research 2017 ;41(10):1745-1753
Bharat,A.; Cunningham,S. A.; Scott Budinger,G. R.; Kreisel,D.; DeWet,C. J.; Gelman,A. E.; Waites,K.; Crabb,D.; Xiao,L.; Bhorade,S.; Ambalavanan,N.; Dilling,D. F.; Lowery,E. M.; Astor,T.; Hachem,R.; Krupnick,A. S.; DeCamp,M. M.; Ison,M. G.; Patel,R.Disseminated Ureaplasma infection as a cause of fatal hyperammonemia in humans Science translational medicine 2015 ;7(284):284re3
Lowery,E. M.; Kuhlmann,E. A.; Mahoney,E. L.; Dilling,D. F.; Kliethermes,S. A.; Kovacs,E. J.Heavy alcohol use in lung donors increases the risk for primary graft dysfunction Alcoholism, Clinical and Experimental Research 2014 ;38(11):2853-2861
Davis,C. S.; Mendez,B. M.; Flint,D. V.; Pelletiere,K.; Lowery,E.; Ramirez,L.; Love,R. B.; Kovacs,E. J.; Fisichella,P. M.Pepsin concentrations are elevated in the bronchoalveolar lavage fluid of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis after lung transplantation The Journal of surgical research 2013 ;185(2):e101-8
Lowery,E. M.; Brubaker,A. L.; Kuhlmann,E.; Kovacs,E. J.The aging lung Clinical interventions in aging 2013 ;8:1489-1496
Fisichella,P. M.; Davis,C. S.; Lowery,E.; Ramirez,L.; Gamelli,R. L.; Kovacs,E. J.Aspiration, Localized Pulmonary Inflammation, and Predictors of Early-Onset Bronchiolitis Obliterans Syndrome after Lung Transplantation Journal of the American College of Surgeons 2013 ;217(1):90-100
Shah,S.; Lowery,E.; Braun,R. K.; Martin,A.; Huang,N.; Medina,M.; Sethupathi,P.; Seki,Y.; Takami,M.; Byrne,K.; Wigfield,C.; Love,R. B.; Iwashima,M.Cellular basis of tissue regeneration by omentum. PLoS ONE [Electronic Resource] 2012 ;7(6):e38368
Fisichella,P. M.; Davis,C. S.; Lowery,E.; Pittman,M.; Gagermeier,J.; Love,R. B.; Kovacs,E. J.Pulmonary immune changes early after laparoscopic antireflux surgery in lung transplant patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease. Journal of Surgical Research 2012 ;177(2):e65-73
Lowery,E. M.; Bemiss,B.; Cascino,T.; Durazo-Arvizu,R. A.; Forsythe,S. M.; Alex,C.; Laghi,F.; Love,R. B.; Camacho,P.Low vitamin D levels are associated with increased rejection and infections after lung transplantation. Journal of Heart & Lung Transplantation 2012 ;31(7):700-707
Fisichella,P. M.; Davis,C. S.; Lundberg,P. W.; Lowery,E.; Burnham,E. L.; Alex,C. G.; Ramirez,L.; Pelletiere,K.; Love,R. B.; Kuo,P. C.; Kovacs,E. J.The protective role of laparoscopic antireflux surgery against aspiration of pepsin after lung transplantation. Surgery 2011 ;150(4):598-606
Davis,C. S.; Deburghgraeve,C. R.; Yong,S.; Parada,J. P.; Palladino-Davis,A. G.; Lowery,E.; Gagermeier,J.; Fisichella,P. M.Challenges in the diagnosis of 2009 H1N1 in a lung transplant patient and the long-term implications for prevention and treatment: a case report. Transplantation proceedings 2010 ;42(10):4295-4299
Davis,C. S.; Gagermeier,J.; Dilling,D.; Alex,C.; Lowery,E.; Kovacs,E. J.; Love,R. B.; Fisichella,P. M.A review of the potential applications and controversies of non-invasive testing for biomarkers of aspiration in the lung transplant population Clinical transplantation 2010 ;24(3):E54-61