Dr. Lahm is a physician scientist with a focus on the study of right ventricular (RV) function in pulmonary hypertension (PH).

Other areas of interest in the Lahm lab center around the study of mechanisms of cell death in RV failure, such as autophagy.

Clinical Interests:

  • Pulmonary hypertension
  • Right heart failure
  • Pulmonary embolism
  • Critical care
  • Lymphangioleiomyomatosis

Dr. Lahm’s clinical interest is in pulmonary vascular disease, right heart failure and critical care medicine.

He performs clinical studies focusing on unique characteristics and phenotypes of PH in veterans, optimization of exercise interventions for PH patients (with Dr. Mary Beth Brown), and nitric oxide treatment for acute pulmonary embolism (with Dr. Jeff Kline; IU Department of Emergency Medicine). 


  • Pulmonary Hypertension
Rheumatology/Allergy, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
MD, University of Heidelberg, Germany, 2000