Michael W. Konstan, MD is the Vice Dean for Translational Research and the Gertrude Lee Chandler Tucker Professor of Pediatrics at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, where he directs The Clinical and Translational Science Collaborative of Cleveland as the PI of the Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine’s NIH NCATS Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA). An internationally renowned physician-scientist specializing in cystic fibrosis,
Dr. Konstan’s innovative work has led to novel therapies, early detection through newborn screening and extending significantly the lives of children with Cystic Fibrosis.
Dr. Konstan has published more than 200 peer-reviewed publications and book chapters. He has presented more than 200 abstracts at scientific meetings and conferences, both nationally and internationally. He serves on multiple advisory boards and committees of the CF Foundation, the NIH and the FDA, all related to advancing the treatment of cystic fibrosis. He is highly sought after for presenting at major meetings both nationally and internationally, and is regarded as an expert in this disease worldwide.
Dr. Konstan was the 2013 recipient of the Case Western Reserve Medal for Excellence in Health Science Innovation by the School of Medicine. He is a member of the American Pediatric Society, American Academy of Pediatrics, American Thoracic Society, and Society for Pediatric Research.