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2010 ATS Travel Award Recipients

The Travel Award has been provided by Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, Inc. member of the ATS Corporate Member Program

Simone Degan, PhD
Duke University Medical Center
Abstract Number: 1513
Abstract Title: Gastrin-Releasing Peptide (GRP) Promotes Radiation-Induced Pulmonary Inflammation and Fibrosis

Travel Awards have been provided by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. member of the ATS Corporate Member Program

Nicolae C. Oprescu, MD
University of Cincinnati
Abstract Number: 4020
Abstract Title: Clinical Predictors of Survival in Lymphangioleiomyomatosis

Richard  Lee, MA, MRCP
Kings College London
Abstract Number: 5123
Abstract Title: Gene Expression Profiling and Flow Cytometry of Mediastinal and Hilar Lymphadenopathy Sampled by Endobronchial Ultrasound (EBUS)-A Feasibility Study

The Travel Award has been provided by CECity.com, Inc. member of the ATS Corporate Member Program

Patrick  Dawson, MBBS
St. George's University of London
Abstract Number: 2369
Abstract Title: A Retrospective Analysis Of Talc Slurry Tube Pleurodesis For Malignant Pleural Effusions In A UK District General Hospital

The Travel Award has been provided by Forest Laboratories, Inc. member of the ATS Corporate Member Program

Shelley L. Schmidt, MD
University of Michigan Health System
Abstract Number: 1339
Abstract Title: Prospective Laboratory Evaluation for Collagen Vascular Disease in Patients Ultimately Diagnosed with Non-Specific Interstitial Pneumonia

Travel Awards have been provided by Gilead Sciences member of the ATS Corporate Member Program

Daniel J. Dorgan, MD
University of Pennsylvania
Abstract Number: 5741
Abstract Title: Lung Transplantation of Critically Ill Adults with Cystic Fibrosis Under the Lung Allocation Scoring System

Rhian S. Finn, MD
Southmead Hosp
Abstract Number: 836
Abstract Title: Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma as a Metastatic Disease: Largest Post-Mortem Series in English Literature.

Travel Awards have been provided by Merck member of the ATS Corporate Member Program

Alicia  Gerke, MD
University of Iowa Hospital and Clinic
Abstract Number: 3688
Abstract Title: Survival With Pulmonary Fibrosis

Caroline A. Heckman, PhD
University of Helsinki
Abstract Number: 4906
Abstract Title: Lymphangiogenic Potential of Cells Isolated from Chylous Pleural Effusions of LAM Patients

Travel Awards have been provided by Novartis Pharmaceuticals Corporation member of the ATS Corporate Member Program

Edmund K. Moon, MD
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Abstract Number: 7061
Abstract Title: A Phase I Clinical Trial of Two-Dose Intrapleural IFN-alpha Gene Transfer for Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

Manoj J. Mammen, MD
Baylor College of Medicine
Abstract Number: 383
Abstract Title: Proteomic analysis of bronchoalveolar lavage of patients with COPD and COPD exacerbations

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

Najib M. Rahman, BM, BCh, MRCP
Oxford Centre for Respiratory Medicine
Abstract Number: 4317
Abstract Title: Primary result of the 2nd Multi-centre Intrapleural Sepsis (MIST2) trial; randomised trial of intrapleural tPA and DNAse in pleural infection.

Christopher J. Harvey, MPH
Johns Hopkins University
Abstract Number: 6466
Abstract Title: Nrf2-dependent immunomodulation by sulforaphane improves bacterial phagocytosis in COPD macrophages and inhibits bacterial burden and inflammation in cigarette smoke-exposed mice

Travel Awards have been provided by United Therapeutics Corporation member of the ATS Corporate Member Program

Donald F. Zoz, MD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Abstract Number: 735
Abstract Title: Evaluation of Asymptomatic Relatives of Patients with Familial Interstitial Pneumonia for Evidence of Subclinical Fibrotic Remodeling in the Lung

David A. Ngan, BSc
University of British Columbia
Abstract Number: 921
Abstract Title: Pseudomonal Infections and Systemic Inflammation in Adult Patients with Cystic Fibrosis

The Travel Award has been provided by Vitalograph, LTD. member of the ATS Corporate Member Program

Randall W. Grout, BS
University of Iowa
Abstract Number: 2163
Abstract Title: Total Pulmonary Vascular Volume: A New COPD Phenotype Correlated with Quantitative CT and PFT Measures of Emphysema

The Travel Awards have been provided by a generous grant from The National Emphysema Foundation, Honoring Claude Lenfant, MD

David I. Krimmer, BSc
University of Sydney
Abstract Number: 1287
Abstract Title: The response of COPD fibroblasts to cigarette smoke is enhanced by rhinovirus infection

Rune  Nielsen, MD
Haukeland University Hospital
Abstract Number: 1936
Abstract Title: The excess treatment-related costs of COPD by severity. A twelve-month follow-up study.

Firdaus A.A. Mohamed Hoesein, MD
University Medical Center Utrecht
Abstract Number: 4816
Abstract Title: Detecting Lung Function Decline In Heavy Smokers: Choosing between FEV1/FVC <70% or <LLN

Carla M.T. Bauer, BMSc
McMaster University
Abstract Number: 5535
Abstract Title: Frequency of Influenza A (H1N1) in COPD Patients in Mexico

Silvia  Dumitru, MD
Chest Disease Hospital
Abstract Number: 693
Abstract Title: Annual Rate of Hopitalizations and Mortality are determined by the Compliance to Treatment in Patients with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Ken R. Bracke, PhD
Ghent University Hospital
Abstract Number: 1672
Abstract Title: Exogenous administration of leptin restores the skewed inflammatory response in cigarette smoke-exposed ob/ob mice

Marie  Bækvad-Hansen, MSc
Herlev Hospital
Abstract Number: 4850
Abstract Title: Surfactant Protein-B 121ins2 Heterozygosity, Reduced Pulmonary Function and COPD in Smokers

Michal P. Plotkowiak,
University of Oxford
Abstract Number: 6503
Abstract Title: Hyperpolarized gas MRI for COPD assessment &ndash; automated regional image analysis and computal simulations.

Arne D. Hoiseth, MD
Akershus University Hospital
Abstract Number: 4881
Abstract Title: Prognostic value of Troponin T in COPD exacerbation

Lisette  Kunz, MD
Leiden University Medical Center
Abstract Number: 261
Abstract Title: Macrophage heterogeneity and soluble mediators in sputum and bronchoalveolar lavage from current smokers and ex-smokers with COPD

Nimra  Akhtar, MBChB
East Lancashire Hospitals
Abstract Number: 1600
Abstract Title: The prevalence of anxiety and depression in patients with an acute exacerbation of COPD admitted to a busy District General Hospital (DGH) in the UK.

Jessica  Nadigel, BSc
McGill University
Abstract Number: 2903
Abstract Title: The Expression of TLR4 is Increased on Peripheral Blood CD8+ T Cells in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

An  Lehouck, MSc
Katholieke Universiteit Leuven
Abstract Number: 1335
Abstract Title: Vitamin D deficiency correlates with disease severity in COPD

Khaled  Al-shair, MBBS
The University of Manchester
Abstract Number: 2765
Abstract Title: The possible association between systemic inflammatory biomarkers and depression and fatigue in moderate clinically stable COPD

Marc  Sze, BMLSc
Providence Heart & Lung Institute
Abstract Number: 3133
Abstract Title: Airway Inflammation and Remodelling in COPD: Relationship to Viral Infections

Marthe  Paats, MD
Erasmus Medical Center Rotterdam
Abstract Number: 3097
Abstract Title: Interleukin-17A production by circulating memory T cells correlates with lung diffusing capacity in COPD

Elizabeth  Sapey, MBBS
University of Birmingham
Abstract Number: 1119
Abstract Title: TNFα promoter polymorphism is associated with increased local production and enhanced downstream inflammation in COPD

Masao  Suzuki, LA.c, Ph. D
Meiji University of Integrative Medicine
Abstract Number: 2443
Abstract Title: Acupuncture in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a randomized, placebo-controlled trial. COPD Acupuncture Trial (CAT)

Jorein  Hannink, MD
Radbound University Nijmegen Medical Center
Abstract Number: 1661
Abstract Title: Dynamic Hyperinflation after Metronome-paced Hyperventilation in COPD- a 2 Year Follow-up

Paul S. Albert, MBChB
University Hospital Aintree
Abstract Number: 4311
Abstract Title: Early home discharge after COPD exacerbation is associated with increased physical activity

The following travel award has been provided by a generous grant from ATS Public Advisory Roundtable Member: COPD Foundation.
 
Gregory L. Kinney, MPH
Colorado School of Public Health
Abstract Number: 552
Abstract Title: History of Cardiovascular Disease is Associated with Serious COPD Exacerbations

The following travel award has been provided by a generous grant from ATS Public Advisory Roundtable Member: Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research.

Jared  Kravitz, MD
Medical University of South Carolina
Abstract Number: 522
Abstract Title: Intracavitary Amphotericin B for Pulmonary Aspergilloma Complicated by Serious Hemoptysis in Fibrocystic Sarcoidosis