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2011 ATS Abstract Scholarship Award Recipients

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

Maria M. De la Garza, MD
MD Anderson Cancer Center
Abstract Title: Nf-kB Is The Essential Regulator Of Lung Cancer Promotion By COPD-Like Airway Inflammation In Mice

Elizabeth R. Davies, BSc
School of Medicine, University of Southampton
Abstract Title: The Depsipeptide HDAC Inhibitor FK228 (Romidepsin) Has Anti-Fibrotic Properties In Fibrotic Primary Pulmonary Fibroblasts

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

Rebecca C. Keith, MD
University of Colorado
Abstract Title: A Novel Mouse Model Of Fibrotic Interstitial Lung Disease That Mirrors The Age And Gender Bias Of Human Disease

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

Saeid Ghavami, PhD
University of Manitoba
Abstract Title: Autophagy Regulates Tgf-Beta1 Induced Fibrosis In Human Airway Smooth Muscle Cells

Amber L. Degryse, MD
Vanderbilt University Medical Center
Abstract Title: TGFBeta Signalling In Epithelium Regulates Bleomycin Induced Alveolar Injury And Fibroblast Recruitment

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

Chuan Hua He, PhD
Yale University
Abstract Title: YKL-40 Binds To And Signals Via IL-13 Receptor Alpha2 Using A Glycosylation-Dependent Mechanism

Rory A. Sears, DO
University of Iowa
Abstract Title: Smoking Disrupts The ERK/DICER/TRBP/MicroRNA Pathway Resulting In Global Down-Regulation Of Microrna Expression

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

Alison M. R. Wallace, PhD
Columbia University
Abstract Title: Redox Regulation Of Protein Phosphatase 2A (PP2A) Phosphorylation Prevents Smoke-Induced Lung Injury

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

Benno Gresik, MSc
University of Giessen Lung Center
Abstract Title: Long-Term Hypercapnia Impairs ENaC Function In Alveolar Epithelial Monolayers: A Role For Ubiquitination?

Ronald Reilkoff, MD
Yale Univ SOM
Abstract Title: Semaphorin 7A Expression On Lymphocytes Promotes Alternative Macrophage Activation In Murine Models Of Lung Fibrosis And Human IPF

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

Lichun Wang, PhD
University of Illinois at Chicago
Abstract Title: FTY720 S-phosphonate Exhibits Superior Barrier Promoting Properties To S1P And FTY720 In Vitro and In Vivo

Angelia D. Lockett, PhD
Indiana University
Abstract Title: Pulmonary Endothelial Cells Recycle And Reuse Exogenous Alpha 1 Antitrypsin (A1AT)

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

Kashif Raza, MD
University of Minnesota
Abstract Title: MSC Therapy For Obliterative Bronchiolitis (OB)

Wei Xu, PhD
The Saban Research Institution/Childrens Hospital Los Angeles
Abstract Title: The Regulatory Functions Of Tace In Both Lung Epithelial And Mesenchymal Cells Are Essential To Normal Lung Morphogenesis

The Travel Award has been provided by ATS Public Advisory Roundtable member - Hermansky Pudlak Syndrome Network.

Andrew Goodwin, MD
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Abstract Title: Small Proline Rich Repeat Protein 1A Protects Against Epithelial Apoptosis And Is A Downstream Target Of WNT Proteins