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2012 ATS Travel Award Recipients

These Travel Awards have been funded by the American Thoracic Society

Amanda L. H. Tufman, MD
Ludwig Maximilians University
Abstract Title: Radiochemotherapy With Cisplatin (P) And Oral Vinorelbine (NVBo) Followed By Consolidation With Vinorelbine/Cisplatin Or Best Supportive Care (BSC) In Stage III Non Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC): Preliminary Results From A Phase III Study

Cormac J. Jennings, MSc
Royal College of Surgeons Ireland
Abstract Title: Steroid Hormone Receptor Expression In Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma: Estrogen Receptor Beta Isoforms Have Prognostic Value

Mary Porteous, MD
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Abstract Title: Association Of Angiopoietin-2 Plasma Levels And Development Of Primary Graft Dysfunction Following Lung Transplantation

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

My-Trang T. Dang, BSc
Michigan State University
Abstract Title: Angiotensinogen Gene Single Nucleotide Polymorphisms A-20C And G-6A Predict Disease Severity In Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Takahiro Nakajima, MD, PhD
Toronto General Hospital, University Health Network
Abstract Title: Endobronchial Ultrasound Doppler Mode Features Correlate With Expression Of Angiogenesis-Related Molecules In Patients With Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

This Travel Award has been provided by Aerocrine - A member of the American Thoracic Society Corporate Member Program

Michael G. Crooks, MBChB
Castle Hill Hospital
Abstract Title: Increased Platelet Reactivity In Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

This Travel Award has been provided by Bayer Healthcare Pharmaceuticals - A member of the American Thoracic Society Corporate Member Program

Eve-Lea Beaudoin, MD
Centre Hospitalier Universitaire de Sherbrooke
Abstract Title: Pleurodesis In Spontaneous Pneumothorax, A Retrospective Study Comparing Quinacrine To Talc And Mechanical Pleurodesis

These Travel Awards have been provided by Genentech - A member of the American Thoracic Society Corporate Member Program

Ilya Berim, MD
SUNY at Buffalo
Abstract Title: Relationship Of Bronchoalveolar Lavage Levels Of Surfactant Proteins A And D In COPD To Exacerbation Susceptibility, Severity Of Airflow Obstruction And Current Tobacco Smoke Exposure

Philip L. Molyneaux, MBBS, Bsc.
Imperial College London
Abstract Title: The Respiratory Microbiome In Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

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

Meghan A. Coghlan, MD
Washington University
Abstract Title: Rare Mutations Are Over-Represented In Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Andrew T. Braun, MD
Johns Hopkins University
Abstract Title: Chronic Macrolide Therapy Increases The Risk Of Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Infection In Patients With Cystic Fibrosis

These Travel Awards have been provided by InterMune, Inc. – A member of the American Thoracic Society Corporate Member Program

Melissa H. Tukey, MD
Boston Medical Center
Abstract Title: Population Based Trends In Bronchoscopy And Transbronchial Lung Biopsy From 2000 To 2009

Jason M. Pritchett, MD
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Abstract Title: A MUC5B Promoter Polymorphism Is Associated With Increased Risk Of IPF But Not ALI Or Lung Cancer

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

Tejaswini Kulkarni, MD, MPH
Wayne State University/ Detroit Medical Center
Abstract Title: Prognostic Implication Of Recipient And Donor Hepatitis B Seropositivity In Heart-Lung Transplantation

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

Rupal J. Shah, MD
University of Pennsylvania
Abstract Title: Variation In Oxidant Stress Genes In Recipients And Donors Is Associated With The Development Of Primary Graft Dysfunction (PGD) After Lung Transplantation

Olivia K. Giddings, MD, PhD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Abstract Title: Treatment With Continuous Positive Airway Pressure Improves Survival In Patients With Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis And Obstructive Sleep Apnea

This Travel Award has been provided by Pharmaxis - A member of the American Thoracic Society Corporate Member Program

Sang-hoon Jeon, BSc
Inha University
Abstract Title: Prognostic Model Using Clinical Parameters in Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer Patients

These Travel Awards have been provided by Teva Respiratory – A member of the American Thoracic Society Corporate Member Program

Seung Hyeun Lee, MD
Korea University Anam Hospital
Abstract Title: Diagnostic Value Of Procalcitonin In Differentiating Parapneumonic Effusion From Tuberculous Pleurisy Or Malignant Effusion

Jaime Hook, MD
Columbia University
Abstract Title: The Frailty Phenotype In Lung Transplantation: Preliminary Results

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

Wayne Tsuang, MD
Duke University
Abstract Title: Lung Allocation Score (LAS) Dynamics And Survival After Lung Transplantation

Jeffrrey Thompson, MD
Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania
Abstract Title: Use of Circulating Tumor Cell Technology (CellSearch®) For The Diagnosis Of Malignant Pleural Effusions

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

Nunzia Tacelli, MD
University of Lille Nord de France (EA 2694), Hospital Calmette
Abstract Title: Angiogenesis In Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Early Assessment Of Therapeutic Response To Antiangiogenic Chemotherapy With Perfusion Multidetector-Row CT (MDCT)

This Travel Award has been provided by Vitalograph, LTD – A member of the American Thoracic Society Corporate Member Program

Bari Dane, BSc
Stony Brook University Medical Center
Abstract Title: Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography (PET/CT) Versus Non-Contrast CT Alone For Surveillance 1-Year Post Lobectomy For Stage I Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer

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

Jordis Trischler, MD
Columbia University
Abstract Title: The Role Of MMP-1 In Cystic Lung Disease

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

Miranda Kirby, BSc
Robarts Research Institute
Abstract Title: Hyperpolarized Helium-3 And Xenon-129 Magnetic Resonance Functional Imaging In Healthy Volunteers And Subjects With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Lies Lahousse, PhD,  MPharm
Ghent University Hospital
Abstract Title: Statins, Systemic Inflammation And The Risk Of Death In Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD): The Rotterdam Study

Jordan A. Guenette, PhD
Queen's University
Abstract Title: Dyspnea And Exercise Intolerance In COPD: Are Dynamic Hyperinflators Different From Non-Hyperinflators?

James W. Dodd, MBChB
St George's University of London
Abstract Title: Cognitive Function And Cerebral Functional Connectivity In COPD: A Resting State Functional Magnetic Resonance Imaging Study

Anant Patel, MB BS
UCL Medical School
Abstract Title: The Time-Course Of Changes In Arterial Stiffness During COPD Exacerbations

Davinder S. Garcha, MSc
University College London
Abstract Title: Association Between Airway Bacterial Load And Clinical Parameters In Stable COPD And At Exacerbation

Siobhan N. George, PhD
University College London
Abstract Title: Changes In Human Rhinovirus Load During Naturally Occurring COPD Exacerbations: A Prospective Cohort Study

Jennifer K. Quint, MBBS PhD
London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine
Abstract Title: Factors Affecting Survival Post 1st MI In Patients With COPD

Yoichiro Kaku,, MD
Kurume University
Abstract Title: Overexpression Of Chitinase 3-Like 1/YKL-40 In Lung-Specific IL-18-Transgenic Mice, Smokers And COPD

Liming Wang, MD
St. Michael's Hospital
Abstract Title: Vasodilatory Effect Of The Vasoactive Intestinal Peptide Analog RO 25-1553 In The Pulmonary Circulation: A New Therapy For COPD?

Lara Siebeling, MD
University of Amsterdam
Abstract Title: Arterial Stiffness Is Associated With Survival And Health Status In Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Patients

Hirofumi Kiyokawa,, MD
Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University
Abstract Title: Impact Of COPD Exacerbations On Osteoporosis Assessed By Chest CT Scan

Marc Sze, BMLSc, MSc
UBC James Hogg Research Centre
Abstract Title: The Lung Tissue Microbiome In COPD

Keiko Nunomiya, MD
Yamagata University School of Medicine
Abstract Title: Elevated Level Of Plasma Homocysteine Predicts The Decline Of FEV1 In Healthy Male Smokers: The Takahata Cohort Study

Bernt B. Aarli, MD
Haukeland University Hospital
Abstract Title: Longitudinal Variability Of Expiratory Flow Limitation (EFL) In COPD Patients And Healthy Smokers Detected Non-Invasively By Impuls Oscillometry

Louise Persson, MD
Haukeland University Hospital
Abstract Title: Vitamin D Deficiency And Decline In Lung Function In COPD Patients

Magnus P. Ekström, MD
Institution for Clinical Sciences, Lund University, Lund, Sweden.
Abstract Title: Effect Of Cardiovascular Drugs On Mortality In Severe Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Time-Dependent Analysis

Nguyen Van Tho, MD, MSc
Shiga University of Medical Science
Abstract Title: Airway Wall Area Differs Between Lobes In Patients With Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Tamaki Takahashi, MD
Kyoto University
Abstract Title: Correlation Of Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Receptor 2 With Pulmonary Function And Emphysematous Change In Early Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Alexandra Pichl, MSc
University of Giessen Lung Center (UGLC), Excellence Cluster Cardio-Pulmonary System (ECCPS)
Abstract Title: A Possible Role Of Serotonin For The Development Of Tobacco-Smoke Induced Lung Emphysema And Pulmonary Hypertension