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2012 ATS Abstract Scholarship Award Recipients

These Travel Awards have been funded by the American Thoracic Society

Duaa Dakhlallah, PhD
The Ohio State University Medical Center
Abstract Title: DNA Methylation-Mediated Silencing Of The miR-17~92 Cluster In Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF)

Melissa Grageda, MD
Penn State Milton S. Hershey Medical Center
Abstract Title: Surfactant Protein A2 (SP-A2) Gene As A Potential DNA Methylation Marker In Lung Cancer

Brian Derris Southern, MD
Cleveland Clinic
Abstract Title: Fibroblast Migration On Fibroproliferative Lesions Is Independent Of Myosin II Activation

Edmund K. Moon, MD
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Abstract Title: A Preclinical Model Tto Study Tumor-Infiltrating Lymphocyte (TIL) Anergy/Exhaustion In Adoptive T Cell Therapy (ACT) Of Thoracic Malignancies

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

Amiq Gazdhar, MD, PhD
University Hospital Bern
Abstract Title: Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells (iPSC) Attenuate Fibrosis In Bleomycin Injured Rat Lungs

Benno Grzesik, MSc
University of Giessen Lung Center
Abstract Title: Intermedin Enhances Alveolar Edema Clearance By Promoting Na,K-ATPase Exocytosis In A Protein Kinase A-Dependent But cAMP-Independent Manner

These Travel Awards have been provided by CECity.com - A member of the American Thoracic Society Corporate Member Program

Yi Zhang, PhD
Yale University School of Medicine
Abstract Title: Stanniocalcin1 Mediates The Anti-oxidant Effects Of Toll-like Receptor 4 And Heat Shock Protein 70 Signal Transduction

Mohammad N. Islam, PhD
Columbia University Medical Center
Abstract Title: Spatial Enhancement Of ATP Fluorescence In Pulmonary Epithelium By Stem Cell-Donated Mitochondria

These Travel Awards have been provided by Genentech – A member of the American Thoracic Society Corporate Member Program

Darragh Shane O'Mahony, MD
University of Washington
Abstract Title: A Common Non-Synonymous Coding SNP In MEKK1 Increases AP1 Transcription Activity And Is Associated With Mortality In ALI

Chuan-Hua He, PhD
Yale School of Medicine
Abstract Title: Chitinase 3-Like-1 (Chi3l1) Stimulates The Wnt/β-Catenin Pathway Via An IL-13 Receptor Alpha 2 Dependent Mechanism

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

Brian T. Garibaldi, MD
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Abstract Title: Regulatory Tcells Reduce Fibroproliferation After LPS-Induced Lung Injury By Decreasing Fibrocyte Recruitment Through A CXCL12 Dependent Mechanism

Lindsay M. Godin, PhD
University of Minnesota
Abstract Title: Characterization Of Decellularized Lung Matrix After FITC-Induced Lung Injury In Mice

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

Charles Dumont, MD
Boston University Medical Center
Abstract Title: Airway Gene Expression Is Associated With The Radiographic Extent Of Emphysema In COPD

Ching Yong Yick, MD
Academic Medical Center
Abstract Title: Next-Generation Transcriptome Sequencing (RNA-Seq) Of Whole Human Endobronchial Biopsies And Laser Dissected Airway Smooth Muscle: Asthma Versus Healthy Controls

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

Megan E. Hardin, MD
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Abstract Title: A Genome-Wide Association Study Of Bronchodilator Responsiveness In Four Cohorts With COPD

Sammeta V. Raju, PhD
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Abstract Title: Cigarette Smoke Induces Systemic Defects in Cystic Fibrosis Transmembrane Conductance Regulator (CFTR) Ion Transport

This Travel Award has been provided by Varian Medical Systems – A member of the American Thoracic Society Corporate Member Program

Christopher F. Rider, BS
University of Calgary
Abstract Title: TNFα-Induced Glucocorticoid Resistance: Inhibition Of Inflammatory Signalling And The Effect On Full And Partial GR Agonists

This Travel Award has been provided by ATS Public Advisory Roundtable member - Hermansky Pudlak Syndrome Network

Jonathan Kropski, MD
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Abstract Title: Murine Herpesvirus-68 Infection Exacerbates Endoplasmic-Reticulum Stress In Alveolar Epithelial Cells And Acts As A "Second-Hit" In The Development Of Lung Fibrosis