Office Address:
2213 Garland Avenue, Nashville, TN 37232

Research Assistant Professor of Medicine

Education

PhD, Pharmacology and Toxicology, Institute of Pharmacology & Toxicology, Kiev, Ukraine, 1992
MS, Biophysics, Taras Shevchenko National University, Kiev, Ukraine, 1984

Postgraduate Training

Fellowship

Allergy, Pulmonary & Critical Care - Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 2004

Molecular & Integrative Physiology - University of Kansas Medical Center, 2002

Pharmacology & Toxicology - University of Kansas Medical Center, 1996

Research Description

Dr. Tetyana Pedchenko’s research interests include inflammation and immunity and their interplay underlying various diseases. She studied the macrophage regulation of lung inflammation, and her main research objective is to understand and target the mechanisms involved at the molecular and sub-cellular levels. Dr. Pedchenko’s longstanding research interest is the mechanism of autoimmune diseases. She conducted the study showing the IgM response to lung cancer development and investigating the role of autoreactive, pathogenic B cells in type 1 diabetes. Her research has spanned basic preclinical models to human studies.