Journal Club

AII Webinar Journal Club

The Assembly on Allergy, Immunology and Inflammation (AII) encompasses a broad range of topics, including asthma, the genetic and immunologic basis of lung diseases, pulmonary fibrosis, transplantation immunology, acute lung injury, and repair of the injured lung. The AII Webinar Journal Club is hosted by the AII Early Career Professionals Working Group and will explore high impact literature of clinical, translational, and basic interest. Each AII Webinar features interactive discussion between an author of the featured article and other renowned experts in the field, as well as the opportunity for questions and comments from ATS members participating in the Webinar.

AII Upcoming Journal Club

Please join us for a Webinar Journal Club sponsored by the Assembly on Allergy, Immunology, and Inflammation (AII) and the Assembly on Environmental, Occupational and Population Health (EOPH) on Friday, August 17 at 1:00 PM EDT that will feature the article: “Once-Daily Single-Inhaler Triple versus Dual Therapy in Patients with COPD” by David A. Lipson and colleagues that appeared in the May 3, 2018 issue of The New England Journal of Medicine.

We are fortunate to have a presentation of the paper by the lead author David A. Lipson, MD, Director Clinical Drug Development, GlaxoSmithKline, Adjunct Associate Professor, University of Pennsylvania and two discussants:

  • Fernando J. Martinez, MD, MS, Gladys and Roland Harriman Professor of Medicine, Chief, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical Center
  • Stephanie Christenson, MD, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of California San Francisco

The webinar and discussion will be hosted by our moderator Jehan Alladina, MD, Graduate Assistant, Harvard Medical School, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Center for Immunology and Inflammatory Diseases, Massachusetts General Hospital.

We will use a web-based platform, which allows real-time discussion both online and on the phone, making this an interactive journal club. Please use a landline phone or VoIP for the call. The session will be recorded and posted on the ATS website.

You will need to register for the webinar in order to participate in the journal club. To reserve your Webinar seat today click here. We invite your participation for this session and look forward to another insightful discussion.

If you have any questions or have suggestions for future journal clubs, please contact your assembly or section Journal Club representative: Rod Rahimi, MD, PhD (

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Rod Rahimi, MD, PhD (
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