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2009 ATS Travel Award Recipients

The following travel awards have been supported by a grant from GlaxoSmithKline.

Dirk Schadler, MD
Universitatsklinikum Schleswig-Holstein
Abstract Number: 1826
Abstract Title: The Effect of Automatic Weaning with SmartCare/PS on Ventilation Time in Postsurgical Patients [ndash] A Randomized Controlled Trial

Samy Sidhom, MD, MPH
Tufts Medical Center
Abstract Number: 3442
Abstract Title: Impact of an Educational Intervention on the Utilization of Non-Invasive Positive Pressure Ventilation

Karen Melissa Hallow, PhD
Lehigh University
Abstract Number: 2687
Abstract Title: Simvastatin Treatment Mitigates Epithelial Cell Injury during Cyclic Airway Reopening

Yan Feng, MD PhD
Yale University (Bridgeport)
Abstract Number: 999
Abstract Title: Age, Duration of Mechanical Ventilation and Outcomes of Critically Ill Patients

Randi P. Benson, MS
University of Rochester
Abstract Number: 3869
Abstract Title: Pulmonary Epithelial Cell Proliferation Is Induced by Mechanical Ventilation [italic]In Vivo[/italic] and Altered by ROS and Inflammatory Signaling Pathways

Rebecca Ahdout, BA
University of California, Irvine
Abstract Number: 52
Abstract Title: Cobinamide and DOS Monitoring [ndash] A Potential New Treatment Approach for Mass Casualty Cyanide Poisoning

Alexander B. Benson, MD
University of Colorado Denver
Abstract Number: 1784
Abstract Title: Inpatient Physical Therapy for Mechanically Ventilated Patients Is Independently Associated with Improved Discharge Status

The following travel awards have been supported by a grant from ATS Public Advisory Roundtable Member: ARDS Foundation.

William Checkley, MD, PhD
The Johns Hopkins University
Abstract Number: 3069
Abstract Title: Plateau Pressure: A Lung-Specific Predictor of Hospital Mortality in Patients with Acute Lung Injury (ALI)

Hollis R. O'Neal, Jr, MD
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Abstract Number: 3825
Abstract Title: Prehospital Statin Use Is Associated with a Lower Incidence of Sepsis and ALI