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ATS 2019: President's Symposium

50 YEARS OF PROGRESS IN PULMONARY SCIENCE (5/20/19)

This session at the 2019 International Conference commemorates the 50th Anniversary of the Division of Lung Diseases (DLD) at the NIH National Heart Lung and Blood Institute.

Speakers highlight important scientific advances in pulmonary health and disease and illustrate DLD’s role in facilitating lung biology and disease research.

Accompanying each speaker is a video highlighting the next generation of researchers conducting cutting-edge research in the field of pulmonary-related science.

Chair: Polly E. Parsons, MD, ATSF. Univ of Vermont, Burlington, VT
Chair: Gary Gibbons, MD. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD

Introduction: Gary Gibbons, MD. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD

  • Video Presentation: The NHLBI Perspective Featuring Claude Lenfant, MD

Asthma: Jeffrey M. Drazen, MD. New England Journal of Medicine, Boston, MA

  • Video Presentation: Lung Stem Cells Featuring Tien Peng, MD

Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Jeffrey A. Whitsett, MD. Childrens Hosp Med Ctr, Cincinnati, OH

  • Video Presentation: Lung Development Featuring Denise Al Alam, PhD
  • Video Presentation: Cystic Fibrosis Airway Featuring Susan Birket, PharmD, PhD

COPD: MeiLan K. Han, MD, MS. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI

  • Video Presentation: Pulmonary Vascular Disease Featuring Bradley Maron, MD

Acute Lung Injury/ARDS: Carolyn S. Calfee, MD. Univ of California At San Francisco, San Francisco, CA

  • Video Presentation: Models of Lung Injury Featuring Hasina Outtz Reed, MD, PhD

Closing Remarks: Looking Ahead: Gary Gibbons, MD. National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, Bethesda, MD

 

Last Reviewed: May 2019