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Stephen B. Hall M.D., Ph.D.

    • Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine School of Medicine
    • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Graduate Program School of Medicine

See lab web page.


  • Ph.D., University of Oregon, Eugene Oregon 1978
  • M.D., Oregon Health & Sciences University, Portland Oregon 1982
  • Residency:

    • Vanderbilt University, Nashville, 1982-1985
  • Fellowship:

    • University of Rochester, Rochester, N.Y., 1985-1990
  • Certifications:

    • National Board of Medical Examiners, 1983


  • "Lateral phase separation in interfacial films of pulmonary surfactant" Biophysical Journal November 1996
  • "Hydrophobic homopolymeric peptides enhance the biophysical activity of synthetic lung phospholipids" Chemistry and Physics of Lipids  1990
  • "Enhancement of biophysical activity of lung surfactant extracts and phospholipid-apoprotein mixtures by surfactant protein A" Chemistry and Physics of Lipids  1990
  • "Pulmonary surfactant" Current Opinion in Structural Biology August 1 2002
  • "Liquid-crystalline collapse of pulmonary surfactant monolayers" Biophysical Journal June 1 2003
  • "The accelerated late adsorption of pulmonary surfactant" Langmuir April 19 2011
  • "Differential effects of lysophosphatidylcholine on the adsorption of phospholipids to an air/water interface" Biophysical Journal January 2007
  • "Effects of hydrophobic surfactant proteins on collapse of pulmonary surfactant monolayers" Biophysical Journal December 15 2007
  • "Effects of gramicidin-A on the adsorption of phospholipids to the air-water interface" Biochimica et Biophysica Acta - Biomembranes November 10 2005
  • "Importance of hydrophobic apoproteins as constituents of clinical exogenous surfactants" American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine  1992
  • "Optical factors in the rapid analysis of captive bubbles" Langmuir October 2 2012
  • "SP-B and SP-C alter diffusion in bilayers of pulmonary surfactant" Biophysical Journal June 2004
  • "The biophysical function of pulmonary surfactant" Respiratory Physiology and Neurobiology November 30 2008
  • "Effect of neutral lipids on coexisting phases in monolayers of pulmonary surfactant" Biophysical Chemistry December 10 2002
  • "Altered function of pulmonary surfactant in fatty acid lung injury" Journal of Applied Physiology  1990
  • "In vivo and in vitro expression of metallothionein in injured type II alveolar epithelial cells" Chest  1994
  • "Hydrophobic Surfactant Proteins Strongly Induce Negative Curvature" Biophysical Journal July 9 2015
  • "Flow dichroism of capsid DNA phages. II. Effect of DNA deletions and intercalating dyes" Biopolymers - Nucleic Acid Sciences Section  1982
  • "Distinct steps in the adsorption of pulmonary surfactant to an air- liquid interface" Biophysical Journal  2000
  • "Unscheduled apoptosis during acute inflammatory lung injury" Cell Death and Differentiation  1997
  • "Discrepancy between phase behavior of lung surfactant phospholipids and the classical model of surfactant function" Biophysical Journal  2001
  • "Phosphatidylcholine molecular species of calf lung surfactant" American Journal of Physiology - Renal Fluid and Electrolyte Physiology  1995
  • "Roles of different hydrophobic constituents in the adsorption of pulmonary surfactant" Journal of Lipid Research April 1996
  • "Transformation diagrams for the collapse of a phospholipid monolayer" Langmuir November 9 2004
  • "Spatially patterned static roughness superimposed on thermal roughness in a condensed phospholipid monolayer" Physical Review E November 2000
  • "Persistence of metastability after expansion of a supercompressed fluid monolayer" Langmuir June 8 2004
  • "Differential effects of the hydrophobic surfactant proteins on the formation of inverse bicontinuous cubic phases" Langmuir December 4 2012
  • "Rapid compressions in a captive bubble apparatus are isothermal" Journal of Applied Physiology November 2003
  • "Persistence of phase coexistence in disaturated phosphatidylcholine monolayers at high surface pressures" Biophysical Journal  1999
  • "Regioselectivity control in Diels-Alder reactions of surfactant 1,3- dienes with surfactant dienophiles" Journal of the American Chemical Society March 29 2000

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