Francois Haas

Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

exercise and pulmonary function

Presently the Pulmonary Function Laboratory, directed by Fran ois Haas, Ph.D. has several ongoing projects: assessing the effects of the long term benefits of exercise in asthma patients; evaluating the use of steroid therapy in end stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); and determining the role of endorphins on the aerobic threshold during naloxone blockage.

As follow-up to earlier work, the Laboratory has recently completed a double-blind study on the effects of pentoxifylline on gas exchange in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease patients. Other recently completed research includes studies on the effect of distractive auditory stimuli on exercise tolerance in patients with COPD; and the sequelae of treatment on lung function in survivors of childhood brain tumors.


These focus areas and their associated publications are derived from medical subject headings from PubMed.
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Associate Professor, Department of Rehabilitation Medicine

Rusinek, Henry; Brys, Miroslaw; Glodzik, Lidia; Switalski, Remigiusz; Tsui, Wai-Hon; Haas, Francois; McGorty, Kellyanne; Chen, Qun; de Leon, Mony J

Magnetic resonance in medicine. 2011 Jan; 65(1):128-137

Commentaries on Viewpoint: Perception of effort during exercise is independent of afferent feedback from skeletal muscles, heart, and lungs [Comment]

Haas, F

Journal of applied physiology (Bethesda). 2009 Jun; 106(6):2066-2066

Regarding "German science and black racism-roots of the Nazi Holocaust" - Response to comments by Ervin G. Erdos [Comment]

Haas, F

FASEB journal. 2008 Jun; 22(6):1623-1624

Haas, Francois

FASEB journal. 2008 Feb; 22(2):332-337

Jorde, Ulrich P; Vittorio, Timothy J; Kasper, Michael E; Arezzi, Emma; Colombo, Paolo C; Goldsmith, Rochelle L; Ahuja, Kartikya; Tseng, Chi-Hong; Haas, Francois; Hirsh, David S

European journal of heart failure. 2008 Jan; 10(1):96-101

Use of infrared imaging to evaluate sex differences in hand and finger rewarming patterns following cold water immersion

Haas F.; Altschul R.; Kruczek A.; Haas A.O.; Downing L.; Cohen J.M.; Lee M.H.M.

Thermology international. 2007; 17(4):147-153

Billeh, Rana; Hirsh, David; Barker, Colin; Jorgensen, Birgit; Jeger, Raban; Ramanathan, Krishnan; Tseng, Chi-Hong; Hudaihed, Alhakam; Haas, Francois; Jorde, Ulrich P

Congestive heart failure. 2006 Sep -1; 12(5):254-257

Haas, Francois; Byrne, Nuala M; Rey, Mariano

New England journal of medicine. 2005 Nov 24; 353(21):2301-3; author reply 2301