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2022 ATS Abstract Scholarship Award Recipients

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

Jill Bilodeaux, BSc
University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus
Abstract Title: Heterogeneous Changes in Lung Structure and Mechanics in Two-Hit Lung Injury Models

Sophie Collins, BSc, MSc
University of Alberta
Abstract Title: Physical Activity and Exercise Capacity, and their Relation to Pulmonary Vascular Function in COPD: Results from a Multicenter, Population-Based Study

Brooke Heyman, MD, MA
NYU Langone Health
Abstract Title: Predictors of Persistent Fibrotic-Like Abnormalities in Survivors of Covid-19 Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)

Brendan Huang, MD, PhD
Abstract Title: Quantitative analysis of mucus plugs in computed tomography (CT) lung scans from patients with severe asthma reveals heterogeneous mucus plug phenotypes and enables automation via deep learning approaches.

Brandon Lewis, PhD
Nationwide Children's Hospital
Abstract Title: Lung Macrophages Contribute to Immune Cell Infiltration and Corticosteroid Insensitivity in a Mouse Model of Severe Allergic Airway Inflammation

Courtney Mattson, BS
University of Colorado
Abstract Title: Quantification of Cellular Injury Distribution During the Progression of Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury and Model Inference of Injury Interdependence

Anne-Catherine Maynard-Paquette, MD, MSc
Université de Montréal
Abstract Title: Determinants and Diagnostic Performance of Lung Clearance Index in Patients with Suspected Asthma

Jacelyn Peabody Lever, BA, PhD
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Abstract Title: Aged Ferrets Demonstrate Decreased Whole Lung Mucociliary Clearance at Baseline and Worse Fibrotic Remodeling Following Bleomycin Injury Compared to Young Ferrets

Hana Serajeddini, MD, FRCPC
McMaster University
Abstract Title: Airway Inflammatory Endotypes And Magnetic Resonance Imaging Ventilation Heterogeneity in Severe Asthma

Suzanne Stasiak, BS
Northeastern University
Abstract Title: Force Maintenance in Airway Smooth Muscle is a Collective Phenomenon, and Does Not Exist in Isolated Cells

Thu Tran, DO
McGovern Medical School, University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston
Abstract Title: Effects of Vitamin D Administration in a Murine Neonatal Model of Acute Hyperoxic Lung Injury

Jigneshkumar Vaghasiya, Mpharm
University of Manitoba
Abstract Title: Neutralizing Antibody for Oxidized Phosphatidylcholine Prevents Airway Inflammation and Small Airway Dysfunction in Allergen Challenged Mice

Sukhraj Virdee, BSc
Ryerson University
Abstract Title: CT Normalized Join Count and Progression of Emphysema: Results from the Cancold Study

Alison Wallbank, BS
University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus
Abstract Title: The Relationship Between Alveolar Collapse and Lung Mechanics in an Endotoxin-Induced Acute Lung Injury Model with CNP-miR146a Treatment

Ann Wang, MD
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Abstract Title: Association Between A Plant Centered Diet and Lung Function Trajectory and Incident Emphysema: Findings from the CARDIA Lung Study

Amy Wu, BS
Columbia University
Abstract Title: TMEM16A Antagonism Prevents β-Adrenoceptor Desensitization in Ex-Vivo Human Airway Smooth Muscle Tissue

This abstract scholarship was supported by Asthma and Lung UK

Erin Cant, BSc
University of Dundee
Abstract Title: Mucus Properties and Airway Inflammatory Profiles Across the Spectrum of Airways Diseases