Carolyn Cannon, M.D., Ph.D.

Associate Professor

Department: Pediatrics


Medical School University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (1993)
University University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston (1993)
Internship Children's Hospital of Boston - Pediatric Program (1994), Pediatrics
Residency Children's Hospital of Boston - Pediatric Program (1996), Pediatrics
Fellowship Children's Hospital Boston (1999), Pediatric Pulmonology

Specialty Areas

Clinical Interests

  • Chronic Lung Disease (CLD)
  • Cystic Fibrosis (CF)
  • Interstitial Lung Disease
  • Pediatric Care
  • Respiratory Diseases

Research Interests

  • Pathogenesis of pulmonary infection in the lungs of patients with CF and the development of novel therapies to treat these infections.


Featured Publications Legend

Featured Publications

The antimicrobial efficacy of sustained release silver carbene complex (SCC10)-loaded LTP nanoparticles: characterization, in vitro and in vivo studies.

Hindi KM, Ditto AJ, Panzner MJ, Medvetz DA, Hovis CE, Han DS, Hilliard JK, Taylor JB, Yun YH*, Cannon CL*, Youngs WJ* Biomaterials 2009; 30(22) 3771-9

IL-12 p80-dependent macrophage recruitment primes the host for a protective immune response to a respiratory viral infection.

Gunsten S, Mikols CL, Grayson MH, Schwendener RA, Agapov E, Tidwell RM, Cannon CL, Brody SL, Walter MJ Immunology 2009 Apr; 126(4) 500-13

Synthesis and in vitro efficacy studies of silver carbene complexes on biosafety level 3 bacteria.

Panzner MJ, Deeraksa A, Smith A, Wright BD, Hindi KM, Kascatan-Nebioglu A, Torres AG, Judy BM, Hovis CE, Hilliard JK, Mallett RJ, Cope E, Estes DM*, Cannon CL*, Leid JG*, Youngs WJ* Eur J Inorg Chem 2009 May; 13 1739-1745

Neutrophil depletion causes a fatal defect in murine pulmonary Staphylococcus aureus clearance.

Robertson CM, Perrone EE, McConnell KW, Dunne WM, Boody B, Brahmbhatt T, Diacovo MJ, Van Rooijen N, Hogue LA, Cannon CL, Buchman TG, Hotchkiss RS, Coopersmith CM J Surg Res 2008 Dec;150(2) 278-85

Predictors of mucoid Pseudomonas colonization in cystic fibrosis patients.

Levy H, Kalish LA, Cannon CL, Garcia KC, Gerard C, Goldmann D, Pier GB, Weiss ST, Colin AA Pediatr Pulmonol 2008 May;43(5) 463-71

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  • Inclusion in "Guide to America’s Top Pediatricians"
  • K08 Award, National Institutes of Health
  • 4th Year Clinical Fellowship, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Professional Associations/Affiliations

  • American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP)
  • American Association for the Advancement of Science
  • American Medical Association
  • American Physiological Society
  • American Thoracic Society