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2011 ATS Travel Award Recipients

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

Valerie Amsellem, PhD
INSERM U955
Abstract Title: Senescence Of Microvascular Pulmonary Endothelial Cells Contributes To Sustained Inflammation In Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD)

Shariq Abid, MBBS,MBA
INSERM
Abstract Title: Carbon Monoxide-Releasing Molecule (CORM-3) Prevents And Reverses Experimental Pulmonary Hypertension

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

Liming Wang, MD
St. Michael's Hospital
Abstract Title: A Critical Role Of Connexin 40 In Hypoxia Induced Pulmonary Vasoconstriction

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

Saurabh Aggarwal, MD
Medical College of Georgia
Abstract Title: SOX-18 Protects The Endothelium From Shear Stress Induced Barrier Disruption

Soban Umar, MD, PhD
UCLA
Abstract Title: Complete Reversal Of Cardiac And Pulmonary Remodelling Associated With Severe Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension By Estrogen Therapy

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

Amal Houssaïni, MSC
INSERM
Abstract Title: Serine:Threonine:Kinase AKT Is A New Therapeutic Target For Pulmonary Hypertension

Nathalie Mounaret, MSC
INSERM U955
Abstract Title: Increasing Lung P53 By Nutlin-3 Prevents And Reverses Experimental Pulmonary Hypertension

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

Ni-Cheng Liang, MD
University of California San Diego
Abstract Title: Human Pulmonary Artery Endothelial Cell Exposure To Fibrin(ogen) Augments Intracellular Calcium Responses To Thrombin

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

Jesus Paez-Cortez, MD, PhD
Boston University School of Medicine
Abstract Title: Jagged1 Dependent Intracellular Notch 3 Receptor Activation In Embryonic Lung Vascular Smooth Muscle Cells

Lin Wei, MD
Tufts Medical Center
Abstract Title: Association Of Serotonylation Of Fibronectin With Pulmonary Hypertension

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

Patrick Belvitch, MD
University of Illinois at Chicago
Abstract Title: Cortactin Depletion Increases Pulmonary Vascular Permeability In Vitro And In Vivo

Jose G. Gomez-Arroyo, MD
Virginia Commonwealth University
Abstract Title: Adrenergic Receptor Blocker Improves Metabolic Remodeling In Experimental Right Ventricular Failure Due To Pulmonary Hypertension

The Travel Award has been provided by ATS Public Advisory Roundtable member - Pulmonary Hypertension Association.

Kylie Marie Drake, PhD
Cleveland Clinic
Abstract Title: Dysregulated Microrna Processing In Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Contributes To Endothelial And Smooth Muscle Cell Hyperproliferation