Hume Research Laboratory

Patrick S. Hume, MD, PhD

Instructor of Medicine

Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine

Department of Medicine

National Jewish Health

Denver, Colorado, USA


How does the local tissue environment influence macrophage function?

The Hume Lab utilizes advanced microscopy techniques to visualize macrophages in the human lung. Our focus is to unravel roles of myeloid cells in the development of chronic diseases including COPD


Defining the location of macrophages in the human lung

See our publication in the American Journal of Respiratory & Critical Care Medicine which estimates the location and number of macrophages in the human lung using unbiased stereology

Dr. Hume has recently joined the research and clinical faculty in the Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep medicine at National Jewish Health

Stay tuned for future updates