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2017 ATS Abstract Scholarship Award Recipients

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

Diwas Shahi, MD
Western Reserve Health Education.
Abstract Title: Effects of CPAP on Sleep Quality, Stroke and All Cause Mortality: A Pooled Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

Lucas M. Donovan, MD
University of Washington
Abstract Title: The Association of Smoking with Incident Cardiovascular Disease Increases with Rising Severity of Sleep Disordered Breathing in Women but Not Men

José A. Torres Garcia, MD, MHA
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Abstract Title: Clinical Characteristics of Central Sleep Apnea in Infants and Young Children in the First 2 Years of Life

Ajai S. Rajabalan, MD
Western Reserve Health Education
Abstract Title: Effects of CPAP on Cardiovascular Outcomes in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea: A Pooled Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

Zeljka Minic, PhD
Wayne State University School of Medicine
Abstract Title: Chronic C2 Spinal Cord Hemisection Induces Sleep Disordered Breathing

Sophie G. Carter, BSc(Hons)
Neuroscience Research Australia (NeuRA) and the University of New South Wales (UNSW)
Abstract Title: Effects of One Month of Nightly Zopiclone on Obstructive Sleep Apnea Severity and Symptoms: A Randomized, Double-Blind, Placebo-Controlled Trial

Daniel E. López-Padilla, MD
Gregorio Marañón University Hospital
Abstract Title: Non-Severe Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Cardiovascular Events in the Elderly: Is There a Beneficial Effect of Long-Term Continuous Positive Airway Pressure?

Toru Inami, MD
University Health Network Toronto Rehabilitation Institute
Abstract Title: Effects of Varying Cheyne-Stokes Respiration Pattern on Stroke Volume in Patients with Heart Failure

Elisa Perger, MD
Sleep Research Laboratory of the University Health Network Toronto Rehabilitation Institute
Abstract Title: Predictors of Adaptive Servo-Ventilation Short and Long Term Adherence in Heart Failure Patients with Obstructive and Central Sleep Apnea in the ADVENT-HF Trial

Vaishnavi Kundel, MD
Icahn school of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Abstract Title: Multi-Vessel Assessment of Atherosclerotic Activity in Patients with Sleep Apnea Using a Hybrid Positron Emission Tomography/Magnetic Resonance Imaging (PET/MRI)

Dae Kang, BS
UC San Diego
Abstract Title: A Kernel-Based Hidden Markov Model Utilizing Single-Channel Sleep EEG for Automated Assessment of Sleep Architecture

Adamou D. Balkissou, MD
Faculty of Medecine and Biomedical Sciences
Abstract Title: Prevalence and Determinants of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Semi-Urban and Rural Area of Cameroon

Luigi Taranto-Montemurro, MD
Brigham and women's Hospital
Abstract Title: Effects of Tiagabine on Slow Wave Sleep and Arousal Threshold in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Gianluca C. Ramusino, MD
Hospital de Sant Pau i de la santa creu
Abstract Title: The Cyclic Behavior of Microvascular Hemodynamics During Sleep in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome

Abesh Niroula, MBBS, MD
Einstein Healthcare Network
Abstract Title: High Resolution Pulse Oximetry as an Outcome Predictor in Stroke

Suresh Mereddy, MD
University of Arizona
Abstract Title: Altitudinal Central Apneas and Adherence to Positive Airway Pressure Therapy

Christophe Rault, MSc
CHU de Poitiers
Abstract Title: Sleep Deprivation Reduces Inspiratory Endurance by Altering Central Command in Healthy Subjects

Eric W. Pefura Yone, MD, MPH
Faculty of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Yaounde I
Abstract Title: Prevalence and Determinants of High Risk of Obstructive Sleep Apnea in HIV-infected Subjects Naive to Antiretroviral Therapy

Teresa Gallego-Martin, PhD
University of Pittsburgh
Abstract Title: Alterations of Plasmatic Levels of Alpha-Fetoprotein and C Reactive Protein in an Old Mice Obstructive Sleep Apnea Model of Spontaneous Tumorigenesis

Last Reviewed: June 2017