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2018 ATS Abstract Scholarship Award Recipients

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

Roland M. Andrianasolo, MD
Université Paris 13
Abstract Title: Healthy Diet as Primary and Secondary Prevention for Asthma

Jed A. Bassein, BS
UC Davis
Abstract Title: Identification of a Novel IL-22+ T Cell Population That is Sensitive to Wildfire Smoke Exposure

Nguyen Cao, BS(Hons)
University of Texas at Arlington
Abstract Title: Spatial Analysis of Air Pollutants that Impact the Respiratory Health of North Central Texas by the Application of Principal Component Analysis and Hierarchical Clustering

Nathan Craig, BS
University of Michigan
Abstract Title: Particulate Matter Exposure Promotes a Profibrotic Phenotype in Pulmonary Fibroblasts

George Crowley, BA
New York University School of Medicine
Abstract Title: Metabolite and Biomarker Predictors of World Trade Center-Lung Injury: an Integrated Multiplatform Machine Learning Approach

Huawei Dong, MD
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Abstract Title: Rethinking the Epidemiology of Birt-Hogg-Dubé: A Genetics-Based Approach

Anindita Dutta, PhD
University of Chicago
Abstract Title: Oscillometric Measurements in Nigerian Children Born to Women of A Randomized Controlled Ethanol Cookstove Intervention Trial

Juan Fernandez Castillo, MD
Loyola University Medical Center
Abstract Title: The Role Of Environmental Exposures In Explaining The Difference In Prevalence Ratios For Asthma Between Hispanic Heritage Groups: Results From The Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos (HCHS/SOL)

Sheiphali Gandhi, MD, CTropMed
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine
Abstract Title: Lung Function Declines In Former Coal Mine Workers Absent Further Exposure.

Priyadarshini Kachroo, PhD
Channing Division of Network Medicine, Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Abstract Title: COPD-associated Co-methylation Signatures Recapitulate Co-methylation Signatures Identified In In-utero Smoke-exposed Fetal Lung

Mi Kyeong Lee, PhD
Natl Inst of Environmental Health Sciences
Abstract Title: House Dust Microbiome in relation to Adult Asthma and Atopy in a U.S. Farming Population

Andrew K. Levy, MD
University of Colorado-Denver
Abstract Title: Fibrotic Pulmonary Sarcoidosis is Associated with Obstructive Respiratory Physiology and Architectural Distortion on Computed Tomography

Zhouyang Li, MD, PhD
Second Affiliated Hospital of Zhejiang University School of Medicine
Abstract Title: MTOR Suppresses Environmental Particle-induced Inflammatory Response in Macrophages

Sanjana Mahadev Bhat, BSc
Iowa State University
Abstract Title: Organic dust extract induces nucleocytoplasmic translocation of High Mobility Group Box 1 (HMGB1) in human airway epithelial cell lines

Vanessa Martins, PhD
University of Sao Paulo Medical School
Abstract Title: Participation of FIZZ1 in mouse model of Silicosis

Marin Lilia McCutcheon, MD, MPH
UCLA - Olive View
Abstract Title: Biomass Smoke-Associated Interstitial Lung Disease

Meghan E. Rebuli, PhD
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Abstract Title: E-Cigarettes and Cigarettes Differentially Modify Nasal Mucosal Immune Response to Infection with Live-Attenuated Influenza Virus (LAIV)

Marios Rossides, MD, MSc
Karolinska Institutet
Abstract Title: Familial Aggregation and Heritability of Sarcoidosis: A Swedish Nested Case-Control Study

Phuwanat Sakornsakolpat, MD
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Abstract Title: A Genome-wide Association Study Of > 250,000 Subjects Identifies Novel Risk Loci For COPD

Sinjini Sikdar, PhD
Abstract Title: Unique Signatures for Maternal Smoking Exposure During Pregnancy

Last Reviewed: June 2018