Kshitiz Paudel


Kshitiz Ranzan Paudel (Graduate Student)

Kshitiz is from Nepal where he completed his Bachelors in Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry (B.V.Sc & A.H) from Agriculture and Forestry University (AFU). He is a graduate student in the lab.

Major Focus: His present focus is to explore the role of atmospheric pollutants in muco-obstructive lung diseases.


Thao Vo, Kshitiz Paudel, Ishita Choudhary, Sonika Patial, and Yogesh Saini. Ozone exposure upregulates the expression of host susceptibility protein TMPRSS2 to SARS-CoV-2 (2022). Scientific Reports;2022 Jan 25;12(1):1357. 

Ishita Choudhary, Thao Vo, Kshitiz Paudel, Radha Yadav, Richa Gupta, Mehmet Kesimer,  Sonika Patial, and Yogesh Saini. Vesicular and extravesicular protein signatures from the airspaces of ozone-exposed mice reflect muco-inflammatory lung disease. Scientific Reports. 2021 Dec 1;11(1):23203.

Sonika Patial, Brandon W Lewis, Thao Vo, Ishita Choudhary, Kshitiz Paudel, Yun Mao, Dhruthi Singamsetty, Frank Brombacher, and Yogesh Saini. Myeloid IL-4Ra is an indispensable link in IL-33-ILCs-IL-13-IL4Ra axis of eosinophil recruitment in murine lungs. Scientific Reports 2021 Jul 29;11(1):15465.

Ishita Choudhary, Thao Vo, Kshitiz Paudel, Radha Yadav, Yun Mao,  Sonika Patial, and Yogesh Saini. Postnatal ozone exposure disrupts alveolar development, exaggerates mucoinflammatory responses, and suppresses bacterial clearance in developing Scnn1b-Tg+ mice lungs. J Immunol. 2021 Aug 15;207(4):1165-1179.

Ishita Choudhary, Thao Vo, Kshitiz Paudel, Sonika Patial, and Yogesh Saini. Compartment-specific transcriptomics of ozone-exposed murine lungs reveals sex and cell type-associated perturbations relevant to mucoinflammatory lung diseases (2020). American Journal of Physiology Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology, 2021 Jan 1;320(1):L99-L125. 

Brandon W Lewis, Ishita Choudhary, Kshitiz Paudel, Yun Mao, Rahul Sharma, Yong Wang, Jessy S Deshane, Richard C Boucher, Sonika Patial, and Yogesh Saini. Innate lymphoid system is a critical player in the manifestation of muco-inflammatory airway disease in mice (2020). The Journal of Immunology. 2020 Sep 15;205(6):1695-1708. 

Awards and Accomplishments:

02/24/2021: Kshitiz Paudel received “First Place” presentation awards on his presentation at the 2021 Phi Zeta Research Day. Congratulations! 

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