Expert Bio

Dr. Meduri, a prolific research scientist, has conducted clinical and translational research on corticosteroid treatment of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS) and is recognized as the world’s leading expert in this field. For his scientific (1997-2003) contribution to this field, Dr. Meduri was recognized in 2004 as having the highest individual impact factor among the world’s twenty leading investigators in Critical Care Medicine (Respiratory Care 2004.)

While at UTHSC, Dr. Meduri’s team conducted seminal translational studies demonstrating that an inexpensive anti-inflammatory corticosteroid treatment (methylprednisolone) can effectively and safely reverse the ARDS disease process.  Author of more than 200 published articles with over 28,000 citations in medical journals.