Nicholas Kenyon, M.D., M.A.S.
Pulmonary and Critical Care
- Division Chief of Pulmonary, Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
Dr. Kenyon clinical interests focus on asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), environmental health, non-invasive markers of airway disease and critical care.
My research interests are in airways diseases and lung injury. As a physician-scientist and Co-Director of the UC Davis Asthma Network (UCAN) clinics with a research interest in adult severe asthma, my laboratory staff and I are working to develop the next medications to improve the care of all patients with severe asthma.
I was the recipient of an NI career development award to study the effects of nitric oxide in models of airway inflammation and this work translated into an FDA new drug application and clinical trial to study L arginine in adult severe asthma.
I recently completed NIH funding to perform a Phase II clinical trial of L-arginine supplementation in severe asthma.
To help train the next generation of physician-scientists and clinical fellows, I serve the Director of the CTSC Pre-doctoral Training Program and incoming Associate Director of our NIH Training Program in pulmonary medicine and the Center of Comparative Respiratory Biology and Medicine.
M.D., University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, Vermont, 1994
M.A.S., Clinical Research, UC Davis, Davis CA 2007
B.A., Amherst College, Amherst MA 1988
Internal Medicine,University of Wisconsin Hospitals and Clinics, Madison WI 1994-1998
Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, UC Davis Medical Center, Sacramento CA 1998-2001
American Board of Internal Medicine, 2007
American Board of Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, 2012
American Board of Internal Medicine, Pulmonary Medicine, 2011
American College of Chest Physicians
American College of Physicians
American Physiological Society
American Thoracic Society
California College of Chest Physicians
Society of Critical Care Medicine
Honors and Awards
Association of American Medical Colleges Award for Innovative Institutional Partnerships in Research and Research-Focused Training, 2013
Joan Oettinger Memorial Research Award, 2012
Outstanding Teaching Award, Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine Fellows, 2008
Paper of the Year Award - Society of Toxicology, Inhalation and Respiration Section, 2007
UC Davis, Dept. of Internal Medicine, Outstanding Faculty Teacher Award, 2005
American College of Chest Physicians--Affiliate's Case Presentation Award, 2000
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