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2016 ATS Abstract Scholarship Award Recipients

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

Jaime L. Hook, MD
Columbia University Medical Center
Abstract Title: Staphylococcus Aureus Causes Mitochondrial Injury in Lung Alveoli

Judith Brands, PhD
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Abstract Title: XBP1 Deficiency in Type II Alveolar Epithelial Cells Protects Against Lung Fibrosis

Suharsh Shah, BPharm, MSc
University of Calgary
Abstract Title: Maintenance of IRF1 by IL1B and Dexamethasone in Human Pulmonary Epithelial Cells: Role of the Mitogen-Activated Protein Kinase Phosphatase, DUSP1

Richa Gupta, PhD
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Abstract Title: Airway Epithelial Exosomes Play a Major Role in Intercellular Communication and Pathophysiology of Asthma

Susan K. Mathai, MD
University of Colorado, Denver
Abstract Title: MUC5B Promoter Polymorphism rs35705950 Enhances the Risk of Asymptomatic Fibrotic Interstitial Lung Disease

Asawari Korde, PhD
Yale school of Medicine
Abstract Title: VEGF Induces Lung Angiogenesis Through "Tailing and Trimming" of MicroRNAs and Production of 3'-Modified IsomiRs

Kate C. Tatham, BSc(Hons), MBBS, MRCP(UK), FRCA
Imperial College, Chelsea & Westminster Hospital
Abstract Title: Retention and Activation of Donor Vascular Monocytes in Transplanted Lungs Suggests a Central Role in Primary Graft Dysfunction

Preston J. Anderson, BSc
University of Iowa
Abstract Title: Lef1 Transcription Factor Controls Submucosal Gland Hypertrophy

Adelina Gavrila, PhD
University of Leicester
Abstract Title: Role of Interferon Regulatory Factor-1 (IRF-1) in Modulating Steroid Insensitive Pathways in Severe Asthma

David Wu, MD, PhD
University of Chicago
Abstract Title: Reactive Oxygen Species Are Required for Metabolic Reprogramming in Endothelial Cells Following Loss of Laminar Shear Stress

Paul A. Reyfman, MD
Northwestern University
Abstract Title: Transcriptional Profiling Reveals an Aging Signature that Persists During Influenza Infection

Alexandra Cristina Mc Quattie-Pimentel, MD
Northwestern University
Abstract Title: Tissue-Resident Alveolar Macrophages Persist Over the Lifespan with Minimal Input from the Bone Marrow but Are Replaced by Monocyte-Derived Cells Upon Depletion

Jeong Hyun Yun, MD, MPH
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Abstract Title: Using Lung Gene Expression Profiles of Murine Emphysema Models to Understand Human COPD Susceptibility

Minzhe Guo, MS
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Abstract Title: Automated Cell Type Prediction in Single Cell RNA-Seq Analysis of the Lung

William Zacharias, MD, PhD
University of Pennsylvania
Abstract Title: Towards Therapeutic Alveolar Regeneration - Characterization of a Novel Wnt-Responsive Subpopulation of Type II Pneumocyte which Exhibits Increased Progenitor Cell Function in the Adult Mammalian Lung

Avery DeVries, BS
University of Arizona
Abstract Title: Neonatal SMAD3 Promoter Hypermethylation Predicts Asthma in Children of Asthmatic Mothers from Three Birth Cohorts

Renea Jablonski, MD
Jesse Brown VA Medical Center
Abstract Title: SIRT3, The Anti-Aging Major Mitochondrial Deacetylase, Is Important for Preventing Pulmonary Fibrosis

Killian Hurley, MB BCh, PhD
Boston University
Abstract Title: Generating a Novel Model of Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency Pathogenesis by Deriving Type II Alveolar Cells from Pluripotent Stem Cells

Marc Sala, MD
Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine
Abstract Title: The Regulation of Hypoxia-Inducible Factors by C-Jun N-Terminal Protein Kinases

Wendy A. Neveu, MD, PhD
Emory University
Abstract Title: Alcohol Induces Lung Fibroblast Senescence Via Induction of DNA Methyl Transferase

Yi Zhang, PhD
Yale University School of Medicine
Abstract Title: HO-1 Mediates the Cytoprotective Effects of NLRP3 Deficiency Via Autophagy

John Sembrat, MSc
Dorothy P. & Richard P. Simmons Center for Interstitial Lung Disease, University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Abstract Title: Mesenchymal Stem Cells Drive Cell Repopulation In an In Vivo Model of Lung Regeneration

This Abstract Scholarship Award has been funded by a generous donation from Dove Medical Press LTD

Andrew M. Mikosz, BA
National Jewish Health
Abstract Title: Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Decreases Pro-Inflammatory Monocyte-Endothelial Cells Interactions Via Fractalkine Axis

Last Reviewed: June 2016