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2011 ATS Abstract Scholarship Award Recipients

The Travel Award has been provided by Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, Inc. member of the American Thoracic Society Corporate Member Program

Jessica A. Kynyk, MD
The Ohio State University
Abstract Title: BAL Proteomics In HIV Postive Individuals, Does ARV Change The Profile?

Travel Awards have been provided by Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals member of the American Thoracic Society Corporate Member Program

Won Young Kim, MD
Asan Medical Center
Abstract Title: Triple Combination Antiviral Drug Therapy In Critically Ill Patients With Pandemic Influenza A/H1N1 2009

Angela Rodriguez Boyd, BS
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio
Abstract Title: Oral Statin Therapy Protects Mice From Pneumococcal-Induced Acute Lung Injury By Enhancing Macrophage Resistance To Pneumococcal Stressors

Travel Awards have been provided by Gilead Sciences, Inc. member of the American Thoracic Society Corporate Member Program

Shan Shan Cai, PhD
Louisiana State University
Abstract Title: NLRC4 Inflammasome Regulates Pulmonary Host Defense Against Klebsiella Pneumoniae

Wei-Chieh Lin, MD
National Cheng Kung University Hospital
Abstract Title: Prognostic Values Of Kallistatin In Patients With Community-Acquired Pneumonia

Travel Awards have been provided by Merck member of the American Thoracic Society Corporate Member Program

Xinbing Han, PhD
Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Abstract Title: Altered Epigenetic Regulation Of TLR4-Mediated Proinflammatory Cytokine Release In HIV+ Macrophages

Kazuko Yamamoto, MD, PhD
Boston University School of Medicine
Abstract Title: Neutrophils Are Sources Of Lung Cytokines With Distinct Transcription Factor Regulation During Pneumonia

Travel Awards have been provided by Pfizer, Inc. member of the American Thoracic Society Corporate Member Program

Cheng-Yu Chen, MD
National Yang-Ming University
Abstract Title: Serum Decoy Receptor 3 Elevation Is Associated With Poor Outcomes In Community-Acquired Pneumonia Patients

Neelan Kumar, MA, MBChB
St. George's Hospital
Abstract Title: Serum Decoy Receptor 3 Elevation Is Associated With Poor Outcomes In Community-Acquired Pneumonia Patients

The Travel Award has been provided by Pharmaxis member of the American Thoracic Society Corporate Member Program

Jason  Akulian, MD, MPH
Johns Hopkins University
Abstract Title: Differences In The Distribution And Effector Polyfunction Of CMV-Specific CD4+ Versus CD8+ T Cell Memory Between The Lung Allograft And Blood In High-Risk Lung Transplant Recipients

Travel Awards have been provided by United Therapeutics Corporation member of the American Thoracic Society Corporate Member Program

Niall Patrick Conlon, MBChB, MRCP
St. James's Hospital
Abstract Title: A Common Fc Receptor Defect Increases The Risk And Severity Of Bronchiectasis

Gianluigi  Li Bassi, MD
Hospital Clinic
Abstract Title: A Novel Ventilatory Strategy To Prevent Bacterial Translocation From The Oropharynx And Lung Colonization Following Tracheal Intubation