Willliam E. Serafin, M.D.

Assistant Professor of Clinical

Faculty Appointments
Assistant Professor of Clinical Medicine
M.D., Medicine , Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TennesseeB.S., Mathematics/Chemistry, Middle Tennessee State University, Murfreesboro, Tennessee
Office Address
Suite B-300
2002 Richard Jones Road
Nashville, TN 37215
Murray JJ, Mullins MD, Knapp HR, Keller SL, Serafin WE, Roberts LJ, Struthers BJ, Oates JA. Regulation of the Immune Response by Eicosanoids: Pharmacology and Clinical Effects of Prostaglandin E in Aspirin-Sensitive Syndromes. Am J Ther. 1995 Oct; 2(10): 739-48. PMID: 11854780, ISSN: 1536-3686.

Springman EB, Dikov MM, Serafin WE. Mast cell procarboxypeptidase A. Molecular modeling and biochemical characterization of its processing within secretory granules. J. Biol. Chem. 1995 Jan 1/20/1995; 270(3): 1300-7. PMID: 7836395, ISSN: 0021-9258.

Dikov MM, Springman EB, Yeola S, Serafin WE. Processing of procarboxypeptidase A and other zymogens in murine mast cells. J. Biol. Chem. 1994 Oct 10/14/1994; 269(41): 25897-904. PMID: 7929294, ISSN: 0021-9258.

Tchekneva E, Serafin WE. Kirsten sarcoma virus-immortalized mast cell lines. Reversible inhibition of growth by dexamethasone and evidence for the presence of an autocrine growth factor. J. Immunol. 1994 Jun 6/15/1994; 152(12): 5912-21. PMID: 8207216, ISSN: 0022-1767.

Redfern DC, Serafin WE. Adverse reaction to ocular cromolyn sodium. J. Allergy Clin. Immunol. 1992 Nov; 90(5): 866. PMID: 1430711, PII: 0091-6749(92)90113-G, ISSN: 0091-6749.

Coggeshall JW, Christman BW, Lefferts PL, Serafin WE, Blair IA, Butterfield MJ, Snapper JR. Effect of inhibition of 5-lipoxygenase metabolism of arachidonic acid on response to endotoxemia in sheep. J. Appl. Physiol. 1988 Sep; 65(3): 1351-9. PMID: 2846494, ISSN: 8750-7587.

Serafin WE, Dement SH, Brandon S, Hill EJ, Park CR, Park JH. Interactions of vitamin E and penicillamine in the treatment of hereditary avian muscular dystrophy. Muscle Nerve. 1987 Oct; 10(8): 685-97. PMID: 3683444, DOI: 10.1002/mus.880100804, ISSN: 0148-639X.

Lucht WD, English DK, Bernard GR, Serafin WE, Brigham KL. Prevention of release of granulocyte aggregants into sheep lung lymph following endotoxemia by N-acetylcysteine. Am. J. Med. Sci. 1987 Sep; 294(3): 161-7. PMID: 2821809, PII: S0002-9629(15)36708-2, ISSN: 0002-9629.

Snapper JR, Coggeshall JW, Serafin WE, Phillips MA, Lefferts PL, Christman BW. Role of leukotrienes in an animal model of the adult respiratory distress syndrome. Adv. Prostaglandin Thromboxane Leukot. Res. 1987; 17B: 1043-6. PMID: 2960145, ISSN: 0732-8141.