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2019 ATS Abstract Scholarship Award Recipients

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

Jed Bassein, BS
UC Davis
Abstract Title: Wildfire Smoke Exposure During Infancy Results in Increased Proinflammatory Cytokine Responses, Impaired Lung Function, and Transgenerational Immune Effects

Terri Burgess, BS
University of California, Davis
Abstract Title: Early Life Ozone Exposure Results in Dysregulation of Wnt11 Expression in the Respiratory Tract of Nonhuman Primates

Parker Duffney, PhD
University of North Carolina Chapel Hill
Abstract Title: Ozone-Derived Oxysterols Modulate Epithelial Cell and Macrophage Function in the Lung

Chinedu Ejike, MD, MPH, FACP, FHM,
John Hopkins University
Abstract Title: The Contribution of Individual and Neighborhood Factors to Racial Differences in COPD-Related Health Outcomes in SPIROMICS

Sheiphali Gandhi, MD
Northwestern University
Abstract Title: Impact of Diffusion Capacity Measurement in the Evaluation of Former Coal Miners for Coal Mine Dust Lung Disease

Thanh Hoang, PhD
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Abstract Title: DNA Methylation in Relation to Adult Asthma in the Agricultural Lung Health Study

Ryan Huff, MSc, BMS
The University of British Columbia
Abstract Title: Effects of Marijuana Smoke Exposure and LABA/GCS Intervention on the Transcriptome and Pro-Inflammatory Cytokine Production of Airway Epithelial Cells In Vitro

Nancy Lin, MD
Univ of Colorado
Abstract Title: Using Differential Gene Expression as Biomarkers in Chronic Beryllium Disease and Sarcoidosis

Nithya Mariappan, PhD
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Abstract Title: Neutralization of Extracellular Nucleic Acids Rescues Rats from Chemical-Induced ARDS

Anthony Nardone, MS
UC Berkeley-UCSF Joint Medical Program
Abstract Title: Historic Redlining and Asthma Exacerbations Across Eight Cities of California: A Foray into How Historic Maps Are Associated with Asthma Risk

Boting Ning, MPH
Boston University Medical School
Abstract Title: miRNA Regulatory Landscape in the Diesel Exhaust Exposed Nasal Epithelium

Ross Osgood, PhD
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Abstract Title: Androgens Alter the Pulmonary Response to Ozone in Mice

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

Christopher Rider, BSc(Hons), PhD
University of British Columbia
Abstract Title: Comparison of the Effects of Diesel Exhaust and Particle-Depleted Diesel Exhaust with Allergen Exposure on DNA Methylation: Bronchial Brushing and Peripheral Blood Mononuclear Cell (PBMC) Results from a Controlled Human Crossover Study

Alex Romero, BA, BS
Colorado School of Public Health
Abstract Title: Multivariate Geospatial Analysis of Severe Asthma Exacerbation in the City of Denver, Colorado

Sinjini Sikdar, Ph.D.
National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences
Abstract Title: Interaction Between Polygenic Risk for Reduced Pulmonary Function and Farming Exposures in the Agricultural Lung Health Study

Pavel Solopov, PhD, DVM
Old Dominion University
Abstract Title: Heat Shock Protein (HSP) 90 Inhibitors Prevent the Development of Nitrogen Mustard-Induced Chronic Lung Injury and Pulmonary Fibrosis in Mice

Hiroki Tashiro, MD, PhD
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Abstract Title: Fecal Transplant with an Obese Microbiome Augments Pulmonary Responses to Ozone in Mice

Sherrie Xie, BS
University of Pennsylvania
Abstract Title: Social and Environmental Variables Obtained from Secondary Data Sources Explain Spatial Trends in Asthma Exacerbations Found in Electronic Health Record (EHR)-Derived Data

This Abstract Scholarship has been funded by a generous donation from ATS Public Advisory Roundtable member - Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia Foundation

Caryn Brehm, MD
Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center
Abstract Title: Pathogenic Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia Pathway Variants Associate with Disease Severity in At-Risk Smokers and COPD Subjects from SPIROMICS

Last Reviewed: August 2019