Ashley Henderson, MD



(1987-91) Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
(1992-96) University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX
(1996-99) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC
(2000-03) University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Chapel Hill, NC

Academic Title:

Associate Professor of Medicine
Program Director, Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine Fellowship Program

Office: 4133 Bioinformatics Building
Phone: 919-966-2531
Fax: 919-966-7013

Recent Publications:

Henderson AG, Ehre C, Button B, Abdullah L, Cai L, Leigh M, DeMaria G, Matsui H, Donaldson S, Davis CW, Sheehan J, Boucher RC, Kesimer M. Mucins Are Abnormally Concentrated in CF Respiratory Secretions: Role in Disease Pathogenesis. Journal of Clinical Investigation. 2014 Jul 1;124(7):3047-60, epub 2014, Jun2.

Fang-Ju L, Lee TA, Krishnan JA, Joo MJ, Au DH, Carson S, Gillespie S, Henderson AG, Lindenauer PK, McBurnie MA, Mularski RA, Naureckas ET, Vollmer WM, Pickard AS. Measuring health-related quality of life in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: properties of the EQ-5D-5L and PROMIS-43 Short Form. BMC Medical Research Methodology 2014 Jun 16; 14:78. 

Hill DB, Vasquez P, Mellnick J, McKinley S, Vose A, Mu F, Henderson AG, Donaldson SG, Alexis NE, Boucher RC, Forest MG. A Biophysical Basis for Mucus Concentration as Candidate Biomarker for Airways Disease. PLOS ONE, 9(2) February 2014.

Hobbs CA, Blanchard MG, Aliijevic O, Da Tan C, Kellenberger S, Bencharit S, Cao R, Kesimer M, Walton WG, Henderson AG, Redinbo MR, Stutts MJ, Tarran R. Identification of SPLUNC1’s ENaC-Inhibitory Domain Yields Novel Strategies to Treat Sodium Hyperabsorption in Cystic Fibrosis Airway Epithelial Cultures. American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology. 2013 Dec; 305(12): L990-L1001. doi: 10.1152/ajplung.00103.2013. Epub October 11, 2013.

Clunes LA, Davies CM, Coakley RD, Aleksandrov AA, Henderson AG, Zeman KL, Worthington EN, Gentzsch M, Kreda SM, Cholon D, Bennett WD, Riordan JR, Boucher RC, Tarran R. Acquired cigarette smoke-induced CFTR dysfunction contributes to the pathogenesis of chronic bronchitis. The Journal of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology: 2012 Feb; 26(2):533-45. doi: 10.1096/fj.11-192377. Epub 2011 Oct 11.

Nachman PH, Henderson AG. Pathogenesis of Lung Vasculitis. Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine 2011: Jun; 32(3):245-53.

Keismer M, Kirkham S, Pickles RJ, Henderson AG, Alexis NE, DeMaria G, Knight D, Thorton DJ, Sheehan JK. Tracheobronchial air-liquid interface cell culture: a model of innate mucosal defense of the upper airways?  American Journal of Physiology, Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology, Jan 2009; 296:L92-L100.

Carson SS, Kress J, Rodgers JE, Vinayakm A, Campbell-Bright S, Levitt J, Bourdet S, Ivanova A, Henderson AG, Pohlman A, Chang L, Rich P, Hall J.  A Randomized Trial of Intermittent Lorazepam vs Propofol with Daily Interruption in Mechanically Ventilated Patients, Critical Care Medicine, 34 (5) May 2006, 1326-32.

Ataga KI, Sood N, De Gent G, Kelly E, Henderson AG, Jones S, Strayhorn D, Lail A, Lieff S, Orringer EP.  Pulmonary Hypertension in Sickle Cell Disease:  Prevalence and Associated Factors, American Journal of Medicine, 117(9) Nov 1, 2004: 665-9.