James P. Kiley Ph.D.
James P. Kiley joined the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), in the National Institutes of Health (NIH), as a health scientist administrator in the Institutes Division of Lung Diseases (DLD). He subsequently served as chief of the Division's Airways Diseases Branch, Director of the NIH National Center on Sleep Disorders Research, and currently serves as Director of the Division of Lung Diseases. Dr. Kiley's primary research interests include obstructive lung diseases and sleep.
Dr. Kiley received his M.S. and Ph.D. degrees from Kansas State University, Manhattan, Kansas, and a B.S. degree from St. Anselm's College, Manchester, New Hampshire. He was a postdoctoral fellow and a faculty member at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC.
Dr. Kiley is the author or coauthor of more than 100 scientific publications and abstracts. He has served as a reviewer for multiple scientific journals.
Kiley In the News
WHAT: The National Institutes of Health is partnering with other Federal agencies to host a national meeting to develop a National Action Plan for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, or COPD. The COPD Town Hall Meeting will take place February 29 and March 1 on the NIH campus in Bethesda, Md.
WHAT: Providing extra vitamin D to women during pregnancy raised their vitamin D levels without changing recurrent wheezing rates in their offspring by age 3 years, National Institutes of Health-supported research found. However, in these children, who are at high risk for developing asthma, blood tests showed lower levels of specific antibodies related to allergy development, if their mothers took extra vitamin D, according to results appearing in the Journal of the American Medical Association.