Robert Tighe, MD

Robert Tighe, MD

Internal Medicine Durham, NC

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine


Office Address

  • Duke University Medical Ctr
    Box 103000
    Durham, NC 27710
    Phone: (919) 684-8111
    Fax: (919) 684-5389

Robert Tighe, MD

Internal Medicine Durham, NC

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Duke University School of Medicine

Clinical Specialties & Interests

  • Internal Medicine: General Internal Medicine, Critical Care Medicine, Pulmonology
  • Clinical Interests: Macrophages; Interstitial Lung Diseases; Ozone; Lung Injury

Education & Training

  • Duke University HospitalDuke University Hospital
  • Boston University Medical CenterBoston University Medical Center
  • University of Tennessee College of MedicineUniversity of Tennessee College of Medicine

Certifications & Licensure

  • NC State Medical LicenseNC State Medical License2006 - 2015
  • American Board of Internal MedicineInternal Medicine
  • American Board of Internal MedicineCritical Care Medicine
  • American Board of Internal MedicinePulmonary Disease

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • i-CLIIP 2011 Award2011
  • Faculty AwardDuke University Department of Medicine, 2011-2012
  • Seventh Annual Respiratory Disease Young Investigator's ForumSeventh Annual Respiratory Disease Young Investigator's Forum, 2010

Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • A macrophage subpopulation recruited by CC chemokine ligand-2 clears apoptotic cells in non-infectious lung injury  Liang J, Jung Y, Tighe RM, Xie T, Liu N, Leornard M, Gunn MD, Jiang D, Noble PW, Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol, 5/1/2012
  • NAD(P)H:Quinone Oxioreductase 1 Protects Lungs from Oxidant-Induced Emphysema in Mice  Potts-Kant EN, Li Z, Tighe RM, Lindsey JY, Frush BW, Foster WM, Hollingsworth JW, Free Radic Biol Med, 2/1/2012
  • Ozone Inhalation Promotes CX3CR1-dependent Maturation of Resident Lung Macrophages which Limit Oxidative Stress and Inflammation  Tighe RM, Li Z, Potts EN, Frush S, Liu N, Gunn MD, Foster WM, Noble PW, Hollingsworth JW, J Immunol, 11/1/2011

Books/Book Chapters

  • Irwin & Rippe, Intensive Care Medicine. Chapter: Diagnosis and treatment of Anxiety in the Intensive Care Unit. 
    Holmer SA, Tighe RM
    Editors: .
    Edition 6th,
  • Schwarz & King, Interstitial Lung Disease. Chapter: Inflammation in the Pathogenesis of Interstitial Lung Disease. 
    Tighe RM, Noble PW
    Editors: .
    Edition 5th,
  • Air Pollution and Immune Function.  
    Tighe RM, Wheeler J, Hollingsworth JW
    Editors: .

Abstracts/Posters

  • Ozone Inhalation Results in CX3CR1-Dependent Maturation of Resident Lung Macrophages. Tighe RM, Li Z, Potts E, Frush S, Gunn MD, Foster WM, Noble PW, Hollingsworth JW, ATS International Conference, Denver, CO, 5/16/2011
  • Ozone Inhalation Results in Maturation of Resident Lung Macrophages. Tighe RM, Jung Y, Li Z, Gunn MD, Foster WM, Noble PW, Hollingsworth JW, Seventh Annual Respiratory Disease Young Investigators Forum, San Antonio, TX, 10/14/2010
  • Exudative Macrophages but not Alveolar Macrophages are the Main Source of IP-10 after Non-Infectious/Fibrotic Lung Injury. Tighe RM, Liang J, Jiang D, Gunn MD, Noble PW, ATS International Conference, New Orleans, LA, 5/1/2010

Lectures

  • Defining Macrophage Subpopulations after Non-Infectious Lung Injury. Houston, TX - 3/12/2014
  • Interstitial Lung Disease: A practical approach. Durham, NC - 9/17/2013
  • Macrophage Subpopulations in Non-Infectious Lung Injury. Chapel Hill, NC - 10/12/2011

Grant Support

  • Regulation of Lung Fibrosis by Alternatively Activated Macrophages and Arginase-1NIH

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