Eric Schmidt, MD
Professor, Medicine-Pulmonary Sciences & Critical Care


  • Gómez BI, Dubick MA, Schmidt EP, Shupp JW, Burmeister DM. Plasma and Urinary Glycosaminoglycans as Evidence for Endotheliopathy in a Swine Burn Model. J Surg Res. 2019 Dec 13;248:28-37. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31841734
  • Files DC, Hume PS, Krall J, Montemayor K, Schmidt EP, King LS. Grant Writing for Clinicians in Training: An Important Career Development Exercise. Chest. 2019 Nov 12. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 31730834
  • Oshima K, Han X, Ouyang Y, El Masri R, Yang Y, Haeger SM, McMurtry SA, Lane TC, Davizon-Castillo P, Zhang F, Yue X, Vivès RR, Linhardt RJ, Schmidt EP. Loss of endothelial sulfatase-1 after experimental sepsis attenuates subsequent pulmonary inflammatory responses. Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2019 Nov 1;317(5):L667-L677. PubMed PMID: 31461325
  • Hippensteel JA, Uchimido R, Tyler PD, Burke RC, Han X, Zhang F, McMurtry SA, Colbert JF, Lindsell CJ, Angus DC, Kellum JA, Yealy DM, Linhardt RJ, Shapiro NI, Schmidt EP. Intravenous fluid resuscitation is associated with septic endothelial glycocalyx degradation. Crit Care. 2019 Jul 23;23(1):259. PubMed PMID: 31337421
  • Kwiecinski JM, Crosby HA, Valotteau C, Hippensteel JA, Nayak MK, Chauhan AK, Schmidt EP, Dufrêne YF, Horswill AR. Staphylococcus aureus adhesion in endovascular infections is controlled by the ArlRS-MgrA signaling cascade. PLoS Pathog. 2019 May;15(5):e1007800. PubMed PMID: 31116795
  • Liao S, Eickelberg O, Schmidt EP, Yang Y. Direct Intrabronchial Administration to Improve the Selective Agent Deposition Within the Mouse Lung. J Vis Exp. 2019 May 20;(147). PubMed PMID: 31157786
  • Zhang X, Han X, Xia K, Xu Y, Yang Y, Oshima K, Haeger SM, Perez MJ, McMurtry SA, Hippensteel JA, Ford JA, Herson PS, Liu J, Schmidt EP, Linhardt RJ. Circulating heparin oligosaccharides rapidly target the hippocampus in sepsis, potentially impacting cognitive functions. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2019 May 7;116(19):9208-9213. PubMed PMID: 31010931
  • Hippensteel JA, Anderson BJ, Orfila JE, McMurtry SA, Dietz RM, Su G, Ford JA, Oshima K, Yang Y, Zhang F, Han X, Yu Y, Liu J, Linhardt RJ, Meyer NJ, Herson PS, Schmidt EP. Circulating heparan sulfate fragments mediate septic cognitive dysfunction. J Clin Invest. 2019 Apr 1;129(4):1779-1784. PubMed PMID: 30720464
  • Uchimido R, Schmidt EP, Shapiro NI. The glycocalyx: a novel diagnostic and therapeutic target in sepsis. Crit Care. 2019 Jan 17;23(1):16. PubMed PMID: 30654825
  • LaRivière WB, Schmidt EP. The Pulmonary Endothelial Glycocalyx in ARDS: A Critical Role for Heparan Sulfate. Curr Top Membr. 2018;82:33-52. PubMed PMID: 30360782
  • Yang Y, Hippensteel JA, Schmidt EP. Intravital Microscopy in the Mouse Lung. Methods Mol Biol. 2018;1809:331-339. PubMed PMID: 29987798
  • Hippensteel JA, Shapiro NI, Schmidt EP. Challenging Dogma: The Value of Bolus Fluids in the Early Resuscitation of Hyperdynamic Sepsis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 Oct 15;198(8):981-983. PubMed PMID: 29940124
  • Haeger SM, Liu X, Han X, McNeil JB, Oshima K, McMurtry SA, Yang Y, Ouyang Y, Zhang F, Nozik-Grayck E, Zemans RL, Tuder RM, Bastarache JA, Linhardt RJ, Schmidt EP. Epithelial Heparan Sulfate Contributes to Alveolar Barrier Function and Is Shed during Lung Injury. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2018 Sep;59(3):363-374. PubMed PMID: 29584451
  • Oshima K, Haeger SM, Hippensteel JA, Herson PS, Schmidt EP. More than a biomarker: the systemic consequences of heparan sulfate fragments released during endothelial surface layer degradation (2017 Grover Conference Series). Pulm Circ. 2018 Jan-Mar;8(1):2045893217745786. PubMed PMID: 29199903
  • Hippensteel JA, Schmidt EP. Sequestering Damage-associated Molecular Patterns in Critical Illness. A Novel Homeostatic Role for the Erythrocyte. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 Feb 15;197(4):416-418. PubMed PMID: 29120664
  • Hippensteel JA, Schmidt EP. Sequestering DAMPs in Critical Illness: A Novel Homeostatic Role for the Erythrocyte. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 Nov 9. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 29120664
  • Neudecker V, Brodsky KS, Clambey ET, Schmidt EP, Packard TA, Davenport B, Standiford TJ, Weng T, Fletcher AA, Barthel L, Masterson JC, Furuta GT, Cai C, Blackburn MR, Ginde AA, Graner MW, Janssen WJ, Zemans RL, Evans CM, Burnham EL, Homann D, Moss M, Kreth S, Zacharowski K, Henson PM, Eltzschig HK. Neutrophil transfer of miR-223 to lung epithelial cells dampens acute lung injury in mice. Sci Transl Med. 2017 Sep 20;9(408). PubMed PMID: 28931657
  • Zhang Y, Haeger SM, Yang Y, Dailey KL, Ford JA, Schmidt EP. Circulating Heparan Sulfate Fragments Attenuate Histone-Induced Lung Injury Independently of Histone Binding. Shock. 2017 Dec;48(6):666-673. PubMed PMID: 28538085
  • Colbert JF, Ford JA, Haeger SM, Yang Y, Dailey KL, Allison KC, Neudecker V, Evans CM, Richardson VL, Brodsky KS, Faubel S, Eltzschig HK, Schmidt EP, Ginde AA. A model-specific role of microRNA-223 as a mediator of kidney injury during experimental sepsis. Am J Physiol Renal Physiol. 2017 Aug 1;313(2):F553-F559. PubMed PMID: 28515178
  • Rau AS, Reinikovaite V, Schmidt EP, Taraseviciene-Stewart L, Deleyiannis FW. Electronic Cigarettes Are as Toxic to Skin Flap Survival as Tobacco Cigarettes. Ann Plast Surg. 2017 Jul;79(1):86-91. PubMed PMID: 28252546
  • Yang Y, Haeger SM, Suflita MA, Zhang F, Dailey KL, Colbert JF, Ford JA, Picon MA, Stearman RS, Lin L, Liu X, Han X, Linhardt RJ, Schmidt EP. Fibroblast Growth Factor Signaling Mediates Pulmonary Endothelial Glycocalyx Reconstitution. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2017 Jun;56(6):727-737. PubMed PMID: 28187268
  • Zhang X, Xu Y, Hsieh PH, Liu J, Lin L, Schmidt EP, Linhardt RJ. Chemoenzymatic synthesis of unmodified heparin oligosaccharides: cleavage of p-nitrophenyl glucuronide by alkaline and Smith degradation. Org Biomol Chem. 2017 Feb 1;15(5):1222-1227. PubMed PMID: 28091666
  • Colbert JF, Schmidt EP, Faubel S, Ginde AA. Severe Sepsis Outcomes Among Hospitalizations With Inflammatory Bowel Disease. Shock. 2017 Feb;47(2):128-131. PubMed PMID: 27617672
  • Schmidt EP, Overdier KH, Sun X, Lin L, Liu X, Yang Y, Ammons LA, Hiller TD, Suflita MA, Yu Y, Chen Y, Zhang F, Cothren Burlew C, Edelstein CL, Douglas IS, Linhardt RJ. Urinary Glycosaminoglycans Predict Outcomes in Septic Shock and Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 Aug 15;194(4):439-49. PubMed PMID: 26926297
  • Haeger SM, Yang Y, Schmidt EP. Heparan Sulfate in the Developing, Healthy, and Injured Lung. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2016 Jul;55(1):5-11. PubMed PMID: 26982577
  • Colbert JF, Schmidt EP. Endothelial and Microcirculatory Function and Dysfunction in Sepsis. Clin Chest Med. 2016 Jun;37(2):263-75. PubMed PMID: 27229643
  • Schmidt EP, Kuebler WM, Lee WL, Downey GP. Adhesion Molecules: Master Controllers of the Circulatory System. Compr Physiol. 2016 Mar 15;6(2):945-73. PubMed PMID: 27065171
  • Morris A, Wang B, Waern I, Venkatasamy R, Page C, Schmidt EP, Wernersson S, Li JP, Spina D. The role of heparanase in pulmonary cell recruitment in response to an allergic but not non-allergic stimulus. PLoS One. 2015;10(6):e0127032. PubMed PMID: 26039697
  • Sun X, Li L, Overdier KH, Ammons LA, Douglas IS, Burlew CC, Zhang F, Schmidt EP, Chi L, Linhardt RJ. Analysis of Total Human Urinary Glycosaminoglycan Disaccharides by Liquid Chromatography-Tandem Mass Spectrometry. Anal Chem. 2015 Jun 16;87(12):6220-7. PubMed PMID: 26005898
  • Riches DW, Burnham EL, Moss M, Downey GP, Schmidt EP. Introduction to the 57th annual Thomas L. Petty Aspen Lung Conference: Rebuilding the injured lung. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2015 Mar;12 Suppl 1:S1-2. PubMed PMID: 25830827
  • Kumar R, Mickael C, Chabon J, Gebreab L, Rutebemberwa A, Garcia AR, Koyanagi DE, Sanders L, Gandjeva A, Kearns MT, Barthel L, Janssen WJ, Mauad T, Bandeira A, Schmidt E, Tuder RM, Graham BB. The Causal Role of IL-4 and IL-13 in Schistosoma mansoni Pulmonary Hypertension. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 Oct 15;192(8):998-1008. PubMed PMID: 26192556
  • Nadon AM, Perez MJ, Hernandez-Saavedra D, Smith LP, Yang Y, Sanders LA, Gandjeva A, Chabon J, Koyanagi DE, Graham BB, Tuder RM, Schmidt EP. Rtp801 suppression of epithelial mTORC1 augments endotoxin-induced lung inflammation. Am J Pathol. 2014 Sep;184(9):2382-9. PubMed PMID: 25016184
  • Schmidt EP, Li G, Li L, Fu L, Yang Y, Overdier KH, Douglas IS, Linhardt RJ. The circulating glycosaminoglycan signature of respiratory failure in critically ill adults. J Biol Chem. 2014 Mar 21;289(12):8194-202. PubMed PMID: 24509853
  • Lygizos MI, Yang Y, Altmann CJ, Okamura K, Hernando AA, Perez MJ, Smith LP, Koyanagi DE, Gandjeva A, Bhargava R, Tuder RM, Faubel S, Schmidt EP. Heparanase mediates renal dysfunction during early sepsis in mice. Physiol Rep. 2013 Nov;1(6):e00153. PubMed PMID: 24400155
  • Damarla M, Parniani AR, Johnston L, Maredia H, Serebreni L, Hamdan O, Sidhaye VK, Shimoda LA, Myers AC, Crow MT, Schmidt EP, Machamer CE, Gaestel M, Rane MJ, Kolb TM, Kim BS, Damico RL, Hassoun PM. MK2 Mediates Apoptosis During Lung Vascular Permeability by Regulating Movement of Cleaved Caspase 3. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2013 Dec 4. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 24304496
  • Bhargava R, Altmann CJ, Andres-Hernando A, Webb RG, Okamura K, Yang Y, Falk S, Schmidt EP, Faubel S. Acute lung injury and acute kidney injury are established by four hours in experimental sepsis and are improved with pre, but not post, sepsis administration of TNF-a antibodies. PLoS One. 2013;8(11):e79037. PubMed PMID: 24265742
  • Yang Y, Schmidt EP. The endothelial glycocalyx: an important regulator of the pulmonary vascular barrier. Tissue Barriers. 2013 Jan 1;1(1). PubMed PMID: 24073386
  • Dengler V, Downey GP, Tuder RM, Eltzschig HK, Schmidt EP. Neutrophil intercellular communication in acute lung injury. Emerging roles of microparticles and gap junctions. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2013 Jul;49(1):1-5. PubMed PMID: 23815257
  • Chow K, Fessel JP, Kaoriihida-Stansbury, Schmidt EP, Gaskill C, Alvarez D, Graham B, Harrison DG, Wagner DH Jr, Nozik-Grayck E, West JD, Klemm DJ, Majka SM. Dysfunctional resident lung mesenchymal stem cells contribute to pulmonary microvascular remodeling. Pulm Circ. 2013 Jan;3(1):31-49. PubMed PMID: 23662173
  • Dengler V, Downey GP, Tuder RM, Eltzschig HK, Schmidt EP. Neutrophil Intercellular Communication in Acute Lung Injury: Emerging Roles of Microparticles and Gap Junctions. Am J Respir Cell Mol Biol. 2013 Mar 14. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed PMID: 23492190
  • Yang Y, Yang G, Schmidt EP. In vivo measurement of the mouse pulmonary endothelial surface layer. J Vis Exp. 2013 Feb 22;(72):e50322. PubMed PMID: 23462690
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Department: Medicine-Pulmonary Sciences & Critical Care