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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

Philip M. Short, MBChB, MRCP
University of Dundee
Abstract Title: The Impact Of Tiotropium On Mortality When Added To Inhaled Corticosteroids And Long-Acting Beta Agonist Therapy In COPD

Asad A. Shah, MD
Duke University Medical Center
Abstract Title: Pulmonary Dysfunction After Thoracic Aortic Surgery Utilizing Deep Hypothermic Circulatory Arrest

The Travel Award has been provided by Cephalon, Inc. member of the American Thoracic Society Corporate Member Program

Rupal J. Shah, MD
University of Pennsylvania
Abstract Title: Elevated Monocyte Chemotactic Protein-1 (MCP-1) Is Associated With Primary Graft Dysfunction Following Lung Transplantation

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

Khaled Al-shair, MBBS, PhD
The University of Manchester
Abstract Title: Fatigue In COPD Is Significantly Associated With Exacerbations; Data From The Eclipse Cohort Study

Hilary Armstrong, MS
Columbia University Medical Center
Abstract Title: Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing Variables As Predictors Of Mortality In COPD Patients

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

Jessica Anne Kermode, BSc
Woolcock Institute of Medical Research
Abstract Title: Airway Remodelling Increases Ventilation Heterogeneity In Peripheral Airways In Asthma

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

Emily S. Wan, MD, PhD
Channing Laboratory / Brigham & Women's Hospital
Abstract Title: Genome Wide Association Study Of Exacerbation Phenotypes In COPD

Nancy E. Lange, MD, MPH
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Abstract Title: Global DNA Methylation And Lung Function In The Normative Aging Study

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

Betty T. Tran, MD
Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center
Abstract Title: Reproductive Factors, Oral Contraceptive Use, And Lung Cancer Risk Among Postmenopausal Women: The Women's Health Initiative (WHI)

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

Zaigham Saghir, MD
Gentofte University Hospital
Abstract Title: Danish Lung Cancer Screening Trial (DLCST): Preliminary Results After Five Annual Screening Rounds With Low Dose CT

Joshua M. Diamond, MD
University of Pennsylvania
Abstract Title: Genetic Variation In Prostaglandin E2 Family Members Is Associated With The Development Of Primary Graft Dysfunction After Lung Transplantation

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

Catherine A. Finlen Copeland, MSW
Duke University Medical Center
Abstract Title: The Quality Of Life Benefit Of Lung Transplantation: A Prospective Multi-Center Analysis

Brett Ley, MD
University of California, San Francisco
Abstract Title: A Simple, Clinically Useful Staging System For Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

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

Parag Desai, MD
Temple University Hospital
Abstract Title: Airway Dimensions By Computed Tomography In COPD Patients With Bronchodilator Reversibility

The Travel Award has been provided by ATS Public Advisory Roundtable member - Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research.
Debabrata Bandyopadhyay, MD
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Abstract Title: A Retrospective Review Of The Course Of Cardiac Sarcoidosis After Radiofrequency Ablation

Travel Awards have been funded by a generous donation from the National Emphysema Foundation, Honoring Claude Lenfant, MD

Audrey Poon,, PhD
Meakins Christie Laboratories
Abstract Title: A Variant In The Vitamin D Receptor Gene (VDR) Is Associated With Time To Onset Of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) In Men

Yasuko Aida, MD
Yamagata University School of Medicine
Abstract Title: Relationship Between Serum Uric Acid And Spirometric Values In Healthy Japanese Individuals: The Takahata Study

Truls S. Ingebrigtsen, MD, BSc
Hvidovre Hospital
Abstract Title: Medication Adherence In Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Marsha A. Ivey, MSc
Monash University
Abstract Title: Prevalence Of COPD And Its Risk Factors In The Australian Bold Study

Bernd Lamprecht, MD
Paracelsus Medical University
Abstract Title: Should We Use FEV1/FVC <0.7 or FEV1/FVC

Cecilia Rodriguez Flores, ACNS-BC
Hospital Maciel
Abstract Title: Gender Differences In Screening For Early COPD

Patrick Mallia, MD, PhD
Imperial College
Abstract Title: Bacterial Infections Following Experimental Rhinovirus Infection In COPD

Michael A. Portelli, PhD Student
University of Nottingham (Queens Medical Centre)
Abstract Title: Investigating Soluble Cleaved Upar As A Biomarker For COPD

Line W. H. Alnes, MSc
CICERO Center for International Climate and Environmental Research - Oslo
Abstract Title: Indoor Air Pollution And COPD Among Women In Rural Guizhou, China

LiJun Chen, MD
Shimane University Faculty of Medicine
Abstract Title: Cyclooxygenase-2-1195g>A Polymorphism Is Associated With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease In Japanese And Chinese Population

Philippe Gagnon, MSc
Institut Universitaire de Cardiologie et de Pneumologie de Québec
Abstract Title: Is Asymptomatic GOLD Stage I Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) A Disease?

Thomas Nelson, MB ChB
Royal Lancaster Infirmary
Abstract Title: Is Corticosteroid-Treated Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Associated With Greater Loss Of Bone Mineral Density Than Other Diseases Treated With Steroids?

Niki Fens, MD
Academic Medical Center
Abstract Title: Cluster Analysis Identifies COPD Subphenotypes By Combining Pulmonary Function, CT Imaging And Breathomics

Lowie Vanfleteren, MD
Maastricht University Medical Centre
Abstract Title: Determinants Of Carotid Intima-Media Thickness In Patients With COPD: The Ciroco Study

Martin Daniel Knolle, MBChB
West Suffolk Hospital
Abstract Title: Admission Avoidance By Hospital At Home For Exacerbations Of COPD By A Nurse Led Team In The East Of England

Morten Dahl, MD
Copenhagen University Hospital Herlev
Abstract Title: Beta2-Adrenergic Receptor Polymorphism Associated With Reduced Lung Function In Two Large Populations

Louise J. P. Persson, MD
Haukeland University Hospital
Abstract Title: Predictors Of Severe Vitamin D Deficiency In A Cohort Of COPD Patients

Jee Lee, BS
University of British Columbia
Abstract Title: Smoking Causes Accelerated Aging

Michiko Mori, MSc
Lund University, Dept of Experimental Medical Science
Abstract Title: Increased Expression Of CCL21 And D6 In Lung Lymphatic Vessels In Patients With COPD

Davinder Singh Garcha, PhD
University College London
Abstract Title: Quantitative PCR-Based Detection Of Typical And Atypical Bacterial Strains In COPD Patients And Relationship To Culture