Locations and contactI see patients at
OHSU Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Clinic, Marquam Hill
Address3270 SW Pavilion Loop, Suite 320Portland, Oregon 97239
Dr. Drake’s research focuses on airway neurobiology and innate immunity in asthma, with a particular focus on Toll-like Receptors. Dr. Drake has shown that Toll-like Receptor 7 agonists act as a novel class of bronchodilators via the induction of nitric oxide. He has also shown that airway parasympathetic nerves express Toll-like Receptor 7. His current work focuses on the significance and mechanisms of Toll-like Receptor signaling on airway nerves in models of non-allergic and allergic airway inflammation.
Drake MG, Scott GD, Proskocil BJ, Fryer AD, Jacoby DB, Kaufman EH. Toll-like receptor 7 rapidly relaxes human airways. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2013;188(6):664-72. PMID: 23924358.
Drake MG, Evans SE, Dickey BF, Fryer AD, Jacoby DB. TLR2/6 and TLR9 agonists suppress viral replication but not airway hyperreactivity in guinea pigs. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol 2013;48(6):790-6. PMID: 23449736.
Drake MG, Kaufman EH, Fryer AD, Jacoby DB. The therapeutic potential of toll-like receptor 7 stimulation in asthma. Inflamm Allergy Drug Targets 2012;11(6):484-91. PMID: 23078048.
Drake MG, Witzmann FA, Hyde J, Witten ML. JP-8 jet fuel exposure alters protein expression in the lung. Toxicology 2003;191(2-3):199-210. PMID: 12965123.
Education and training
- M.D., 2007, University of Arizona College of Medicine
- Internal medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 2007 - 2010
- Pulmonary and critical care medicine, Oregon Health and Science University, 2010 - 2014
- Internal medicine
Memberships and associations:
- American Thoracic Society
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