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Aladin M. Boriek

Adjunct Professor in Mechanical Engineering & Materials Science

Clinical and Research Interests

Dr. Boriek is Professor of Medicine and Molecular Physiology and Biophysics at Baylor College of Medicine.

Dr. Boriek's research interests include the structure and function of the respiratory pump in chronic obstructive pulmonary disorder (COPD), dysregulation of mechanosensitive pathways in the agin respiratory pump, respiratory muscle dysfunction in mouse models of muscular dystrophy, and the role of the cytoskeleton in the regulation of mechanosensitive pathways in airway smooth muscles.