- Senior Investigator, Immunity, Inflammation, and Disease Laboratory / Environmental Genetics Group
Steven R. Kleeberger, Ph.D., is head of the Environmental Genetics Group and the Oxidative Stress Mechanisms & Clinical Effects Group. He earned an A.B. at Miami University (Oxford, OH), and a Ph.D. at Kent State University (Kent, OH). He is Adjunct Professor at Duke University and the University of North Carolina. He has published over 160 peer-reviewed articles and two dozen book chapters and invited reviews. Dr. Kleeberger was professor of environmental health sciences at Johns Hopkins University before joining NIEHS (2002). He was Chief of the Laboratory of Respiratory of Biology (2002-2010), and Acting Deputy Director of NIEHS (2009-2011). Dr. Kleeberger has given over 100 invited lectures worldwide. He served on multiple study sections at the NIH, advisory committees on genetic susceptibility, and EPA Clean Air Scientific Advisory Committee Review Panels. His research utilizes genetic and genomic approaches to identify susceptibility genes for environmental lung disease.
- (2020). Association between Mitochondrial DNA Sequence Variants and VO(2)max Trainability. MEDICINE AND SCIENCE IN SPORTS AND EXERCISE. 52(11), 2303-2309.
- (2020). Outdoor Air Pollution and New-Onset Airway Disease An Official American Thoracic Society Workshop Report. Annals of the American Thoracic Society. 17(4), 387-398.
- (2020). Mitochondrial biology in airway pathogenesis and the role of NRF2. ARCHIVES OF PHARMACAL RESEARCH. 43(3), 297-320.
- (2019). Microbiota-derived acetate protects against respiratory syncytial virus infection through a GPR43-type 1 interferon response. Nature Communications. 10,
- (2019). Multi-walled carbon nanotubes upregulate mitochondrial gene expression and trigger mitochondrial dysfunction in primary human bronchial epithelial cells. Nanotoxicology. 13(10), 1344-1361.