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2013 ATS Abstract Scholarship Award Recipients

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

Aruni  Jha, Master of Pharmacy
University of Manitoba
Abstract Title: Simvastatin Significantly Augments Impact Of Fluticasone On Allergic Airway Inflammation And Hyperreactivity In Mice

Tonio  Pera, PhD
University of Maryland
Abstract Title: Specificity Of Arrestin Subtypes In Regulating Airway Smooth Muscle G Protein-Coupled Receptor Signaling And Function

These Abstract Scholarship Awards have been provided by Genentech member of the American Thoracic Society Corporate Member Program

Elizabeth  Townsend, PhD
Columbia University
Abstract Title: Active Constituents Of Ginger Potentiate β-Agonist-Induced Relaxation Of Airway Smooth Muscle

Manoj  Tyagi, PhD
University of Maryland Baltimore
Abstract Title: Age-Dependent Modulation Of Airway Smooth Muscle Phenotype

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

Kirk  Kee, MBBS
The Alfred
Abstract Title: Reduced Pulmonary Diffusing Capacity For Carbon Monoxide Impairs Exercise Capacity In Heart Failure Through Increased Dead Space Ventilation

Jiwoong  Choi, PhD
The University of Iowa
Abstract Title: MDCT-Based Image Matching For Assessment Of Heterogeneity Of Regional Ventilation And Methacholine Response In Asthmatics

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

Hessam H. Kashani, MD
University of Manitoba
Abstract Title: Intracellular HMGB1 Modulates Extracellular Matrix Synthesis By Human Airway Smooth Muscle Cells

Sami  Shariff, BSc
University of Calgary
Abstract Title: Human Rhinovirus Infection Of Human Bronchial Epithelial Cells Results In Migration Of Human Airway Smooth Muscle Cells

These Abstract Scholarship Awards have been provided by Sunovion Pharmaceuticals, Inc. member of the American Thoracic Society Corporate Member Program

Krishna S. Iyer, BS
University of Iowa
Abstract Title: Sildenafil Reduces Dual-Energy Computed Tomography Determined Pulmonary Perfusion Heterogeneity In Normal Smokers That Are Susceptible To Emphysema

Tao  Wang, MD,PhD
Albany Medical College
Abstract Title: Role Of Abi1 In Human Airway Smooth Muscle Contraction

This Abstract Scholarship Award has been provided by Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals member of the American Thoracic Society Corporate Member Program

Brian S. Comer,
University of South Alabama
Abstract Title: Cytokine-Induced Cyclooxygenase-2 Expression And Prostaglandin E2 Secretion Are Increased In Asthmatic Human Airway Smooth Muscle

This Abstract Scholarship Award has been provided by Boston Scientific Corporation member of the American Thoracic Society Corporate Member Program

Harikrishnan  Parameswaran, PhD
Boston University
Abstract Title: Organization Of The Cortical Actin Network Regulates Active Force Generation In The Airway Smooth Muscle

This Abstract Scholarship Award has been provided by InterMune, Inc. member of the American Thoracic Society Corporate Member Program

Vanessa J. Kelly, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital
Abstract Title: The Contribution Of Hypoxic Pulmonary Vasoconstriction And Regional Hyperinflation To Reduced Perfusion In Poorly Ventilated Lung Regions During Bronchoconstiction In Asthma

This Abstract Scholarship Award has been provided by Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. member of the American Thoracic Society Corporate Member Program

David  De La Zerda, MD
UC San Diego
Abstract Title: Ibuprofen Does Not Reverse Ventilatory Acclimatization To Chronic Hypoxia

This Travel Award has been provided by ATS Public Advisory Roundtable member - Lymphangiomatosis & Gorhams' Disease Alliance

Jennifer  Cane, PhD
The University of Nottingham
Abstract Title: Lung Remodelling In Lymphangioleiomyomatosis And Circulating MMP Activity