National Human Genome Research Institute, NIH
Bethesda, MD, USA
Bernadette Gochuico, M.D., is a Senior Research Physician and Attending Pulmonologist at the National Human Genome Research Institute, National Institutes of Health. Dr. Gochuico graduated from the BA/MD in Medical Sciences Program at Boston University, completed Internal Medicine training and Chief Medical Residency at Northwestern University, and trained as a fellow in Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine at Boston University School of Medicine. Dr. Gochuico initiated and developed a translational program to study subpopulations of pulmonary fibrosis at the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute. Her work at the National Human Genome Research Institute focuses on identifying key pathobiological pathways in fibrosis and discovering treatment for fibrotic lung disorders, including Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome pulmonary fibrosis. Dr. Gochuico is Principal Investigator of clinical protocols studying Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome or fibrotic lung disease. Dr. Gochuico is the founder and co-moderator of the NIH Fibrosis Scientific Interest Group. She is an expert in pulmonary manifestations of rare disorders, and she serves as a Senior Pulmonary Consultant for the Undiagnosed Diseases Program.