David Neujahr, MD

Assistant Professor of Medicine

Department of Medicine

Phone: 404-727-9651

Email: dneujah@emory.edu

Biography

Dr. David Neujahr completed undergraduate and medical education at Duke University, obtaining an MD degree in 1999.  Dr. Neujahr completed residency in internal medicine at the  Weil Cornell New York Hospital in 2002.  Dr. Neujahr completed a fellowship in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania in 2005.  He joined the faculty at Emory in 2006 as an assistant professor of medicine and associate medical director of the lung transplant program at Emory.  In 2012, Dr. Neujahr became the medical director of the Emory Lung Transplant Program.

Dr. Neujahr’s primary interests relate to the care of patients undergoing lung transplantation.  His research has focused on lung biomarkers of injury which predict the subsequent development of chronic rejection.  He is also heavily invested in increasing access to lung transplantation as well as graduate medical education in advanced lung disease.  Dr. Neujahr sees patients in the Emory Transplant Center and at Emory University Hospital.

Publications

Neujahr D.C., C. Chen , X. Huang , J.F. Markmann, S. Cobbold, H. Waldmann, M.H. Sayegh, W.W. Hancock, and LA Turka. Accelerated memory cells homeostasis during T cell depletion and approaches to overcome it. J. Immunol.176:4632-9, 2006

Neujahr, D. and L.A. Turka. Lymphocyte depletion as a barrier to immunological tolerance. Contribution to Nephrology 146:65-72, 2005

Taylor D.K., D. Neujahr and L. Turka. Heterlogous immunity and homeostatic proliferation as barriers to transplant tolerance. Current Opinions in Immunology 16:558-564, 2004

Neujahr, D.C. and D.S. Pisetsky. “DNA As an Adjuvant.” In O’Hagan, D. (ed.) <u>Vaccine Adjuvants: Preparation Methods and Research Protocols</u>. Humana Press, Totowa, NJ, 2000

Neujahr, D.C., C.F. Reich, and D.S. Pisetsky. Immunostimulatory properties of genomic DNA from different bacterial species. <i>Immunobiology</i>. 200:106-19, 1999