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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

Kathryn S. Robinett, MD
University of Maryland School of Medicine
Abstract Title: Bitter Taste Receptor Signaling On Airway Smooth Muscle: A Highly Efficacious Pathway For Treating Obstructive Airway Disease

Lisette I. Z. Kunz, MD
Leiden University Medical Center
Abstract Title: Effects Of Smoking Status And Inhaled Corticosteroids On Extracellular Matrix Proteins In Bronchial Biopsies Of COPD Patients

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

John E. McDonough, MSc
University of British Columbia
Abstract Title: Histological Estimation Of Airway Number In COPD

Christopher Pascoe, BSc
University British Columbia
Abstract Title: Mechanical Properties Of Asthmatic Airway Smooth Muscle

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

Adrian Robert West, PhD
Dalhousie Univ School of Biomedical Engineering
Abstract Title: Increased Extracellular Matrix Stiffness Enhances Airway Smooth Muscle Contractile Phenotype And Contractile Function

Brian Thomas Garibaldi, MD
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Abstract Title: Regulatory T Cell Depletion Increases CXCL12-Dependent Fibroproliferation After LPS Injury

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

Elizabeth Gendy-Shaker, MD
University of California, Irvine/Long Beach Memorial Miller Children's Hospital
Abstract Title: Evidence For A Maturational Effect Of The Leukocyte Response To Exercise In Children

Sashko Georgiev Spassov, PhD
University Medical Center Freiburg
Abstract Title: Protective Effects Of Hydrogen Sulphide In Hyperoxic Lung Injury

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

Rachel L. Clifford, PhD
University of Nottingham
Abstract Title: Aberrant Histone Methylation And SP1 Association Are Responsible For VEGF165a Hypersecretion From Asthmatic Airway Smooth Muscle Cells (ASMCS)

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

Anil J. Trindade, MD
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Abstract Title: Microrna Expression Is Dysregulated In Lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM)

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

Matthew G. Drake, MD
Oregon Health and Science University
Abstract Title: TLR2/6 And TLR9 Agonists Promote Resistance To Parainfluenza Infection, But Not Virus-Induced M2 Receptor Dysfunction In Guinea Pigs

Ernest DiNino, MD
Rhode Island Hospital / Brown University
Abstract Title: Impulse Oscillometry In Patients With Different Patterns Of Airway Responsiveness