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2016 ATS Abstract Scholarship Award Recipients

These Abstract Scholarship Awards have been funded by the American Thoracic Society

Amanda Croasdell, MS
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Abstract Title: Resolvin D1 Promotes Nontypeable Haemophilus Influenzae Clearance and Improves Respiratory Health

Zhaozhong Zhu, ScD
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Abstract Title: Whole Blood MicroRNA Biomarkers in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

Kong Chen, PhD
University of Pittsburgh
Abstract Title: Anti-Inflammatory Effects of Bromodomain and Extra-Terminal Domain Inhibition in Cystic Fibrosis Lung Inflammation

Catherine Bonham, MD
University of Chicago
Abstract Title: Non Circulating Pulmonary Resident Memory T Cells Can Be Identified And Demonstrate Activated Phenotypes in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Adel R. El Boueiz, MD
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Abstract Title: Clinical and Genetic Characteristics of Emphysema Distribution Subtypes Identified by Unsupervised Learning Analysis

Mingyuan Han, PhD
Pediatrics and communicable diseases
Abstract Title: Interferon-Gamma Reduces Type 2 Innate Lymphoid Cell Expansion and IL-13 Production, Mucous Metaplasia and Airways Hyperresponsiveness in Rhinovirus-Infected Immature Mice

Maxwell M. Tran, BSc
McMaster University
Abstract Title: The Effects of Infant Feeding Practices on Food Sensitization in a Canadian Birth Cohort

Robert Busch, MD
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Abstract Title: DNA Co-Methylation Modules Associate with COPD in African Americans

Cameron H. Flayer, BS
University of California at Davis
Abstract Title: Group-2 Innate Lymphoid Cells Mediate Ozone Induced Neutrophilia and Airway Hyperresponsiveness

Paul Brinkman, MSc
Academic Medical Center Amsterdam
Abstract Title: Longitudinal Replication of Severe Asthma Exhaled Breath Phenotypes by the U-BIOPRED Electronic Nose Platform

Jason E. Prasso, MD
University of California, Los Angeles
Abstract Title: Viral Infection Induces Development of a Distinct Neutrophil Phenotype with Impaired Ability to Clear Bacterial Pathogens

Giraldina Trevejo-Nunez, MD
University of Pittsburgh
Abstract Title: Interleukin 22 Controls Streptococcus Pneumoniae Extrapulmonary Dissemination by Signaling Through the Liver

Nena S. Kasmikha, MD
Henry Ford Health System
Abstract Title: Breastfeeding and Delivery Mode Modify the Association Between Maternal Atopy and Childhood Allergic Outcomes

Aoife Cameron, PhD
Imperial College
Abstract Title: Impaired Dendritic Cell Recruitment and Anti-viral Function in Asthmatic Patients Following Rhinovirus Infection

Elena Topchiy, PhD
University of British Colambia
Abstract Title: Lipopolysaccharide Is Cleared from the Circulation by Hepatocytes Via the Low Density Lipoprotein Receptor

Tolani F. Olonisakin, BA
University of Pittsburgh
Abstract Title: The Low Density Lipoprotein Receptor-Related Protein 1 Mediates Bacterial Phagocytosis in Alveolar Macrophages

Brian C. Keller, MD, PhD
The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center
Abstract Title: The Effects of Smoking on The Lower Airway DNA Virome

James D. Nolin, PhD
University of Washington
Abstract Title: Secreted Phospholipase A2 Group X Plays a Key Role in the Airway Response to an Inhaled Allergen and Orchestrates a Type-2 Innate Immune Response

Alexandra McCubbrey, PhD
National Jewish Health
Abstract Title: cFLIP Is Required for the Maintenance of Embryonic-Derived Alveolar Macrophages

Brian D. Hobbs, MD
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Abstract Title: Exome Array Analysis Identifies IL27 as a Susceptibility Locus for Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Sahil Gupta, BSc
University of Toronto
Abstract Title: Heat Shock Protein 90 (HSP90) Stabilizes a Molecular Complex of Caspase-8 and Toll-Like Receptor-4 (TLR-4) to Prolong Polymorphonuclear Neutrophil (PMN) Survival and Regulate Respiratory Burst Activity

Chad Kloefkorn, MD
Baylor College of Medicine
Abstract Title: Hypersensitivity Pneumonitis in a Patient with Known Sarcoidosis: A Tale of Two Granulomas

Pieter-Paul Hekking, MD
Academic Medical Center, University of Amsterdam
Abstract Title: Transcriptomic Fingerprints of Fixed Airflow Limitation in Adult Severe Asthma Patients from the U-BIOPRED Cohort

Marika Orlov, MD, PhD
University of Washington
Abstract Title: Th17 Cells Are Associated with Protection Against Ventilator Associated Pneumonia

Yoshimasa Hamano, MD
Osaka University
Abstract Title: Autoantibody Against GM-CSF Presented by MHC Class II in Autoimmune Pulmonary Alveolar Proteinosis

Rianne De Vries, MSc
Academic Medical Centre
Abstract Title: Collective Clinical and Inflammatory Phenotyping of Asthma and COPD by Breathomics

These Abstract Scholarship Awards have been funded by a generous donation from ATS Public Advisory Roundtable member -  Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research

Bianca Sarmento, MD
University of Miami
Abstract Title: The Annexin A11 Genetic Variation is Associated with Pulmonary Fibrosis in African Americans with Sarcoidosis

Ylva Kaiser, MSc
Karolinska Institutet/Karolinska University Hospital, Solna
Abstract Title: Lung-Specific Clonality and Plasticity of T Cell Receptor-Restricted CD4+ T Cells in Sarcoidosis - Implications for Pulmonary Antigen Recognition

This Abstract Award is provided by a donation received from a generous anonymous donor

Eric Bateman, MD
University Of Cape Town Lung Institute
Abstract Title: Association Between Early Improvements in Lung Function and Asthma Control with Reslizumab and the Annual Rate of Asthma Exacerbations

Last Reviewed: July 2016