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2019 ATS Abstract Scholarship Award Recipients

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

Sabhyata Agrawal, MBBS
Albert Einstein College of Medicine
Abstract Title: Effect of Sleep on Upper Airway Dynamics in Obese Children with Obstructive Sleep Apnea

Ali Azarbarzin, PhD
Harvard Medical School/Brigham and Women's Hospital
Abstract Title: Mechanisms Underlying Increased Hypoxic Burden in Patients with Sleep Apnea

John Kim, MD
Medicine - Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care
Abstract Title: Association of Novel Measures of Sleep Disturbances and Blood Pressure: The MESA Study

Xiaoyu Li, ScD
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Abstract Title: Associations of Sleep Disordered Breathing and Insomnia with Incident Hypertension and Diabetes: A Prospective Analysis of Data from the Hispanic Community Health Study/Study of Latinos

Nicole Liang, BSc
University of Wisconsin
Abstract Title: Associations of Obstructive Sleep Breathing Disorder (SBD) Features with Inflammation in Patients with Asthma

Matthew Light, MD
University of California, San Diego
Abstract Title: Impact of Adaptive Servo-Ventilation on Cardiac Stress Biomarkers and Renal Function in Patients with Acutely Decompensated Heart Failure

Ludovico Messineo, MD
Brigham and Women's Hospital and Harvard Medical School
Abstract Title: Loop Gain in REM Versus Non-REM Sleep Using CPAP Manipulation

Raphieal Newbold, BSc
McGill University Health Centre
Abstract Title: Maternal Sleep-Disordered Breathing in Pregnancy Increases Nocturnal Glucose Levels in Women with Gestational Diabetes

Sara OpdeBeeck, MSc
University of Antwerp
Abstract Title: Lower Loop Gain and Reduced Ventilatory Response to Arousal Are Associated with Mandibular Advancement Device Treatment Efficacy

Maxime Patout, MD
Service de Pneumologie, Oncologie thoracique et Soins Intensifs Respiratoires
Abstract Title: Sleep Quality Using AVAPS-AE Versus ST Mode: A Randomized Controlled Trial in Patients with Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome

Michael Rey, MD
University of Pennsylvania
Abstract Title: Pulmonary Care Utilization by Patients with Muscular Dystrophies

David Sanz Rubio, PhD
IIS Aragón
Abstract Title: Effect of CPAP on Circulating Exosomal MicroRNAs in Patients with Morbid Obesity and Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA)

Christopher Schmickl, MD, PhD
University of California, San Diego (UCSD)
Abstract Title: Acetazolamide for Sleep Disordered Breathing: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Effects and Side Effects

Zeynep Idil Seckin, MD
Mayo Clinic Florida
Abstract Title: Acute Pulmonary Embolism in Patients with Obstructive Sleep Apnea; Frequency and Associated Mortality

Riddhi Shah, PhD, MS, MSc
Columbia University Irving Medical Center
Abstract Title: Insufficient Sleep Impairs Vascular Health in Women

Eli VandePerck, MD
Antwerp University Hospital
Abstract Title: The Value of Awake Nasopharyngoscopy with Müller’s Maneuver in the Prediction of Response to Mandibular Advancement Device Treatment

Daniel Vena, MHS, PhD
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Abstract Title: Simplified OSA Phenotyping of Respiratory Events for Predicting Oral Appliance Efficacy

Ozge Yendur, MD
Children's Hospital of Philadelphia
Abstract Title: Clinical Utility of Repeated Positive Airway Pressure Titrations in Children with Obstructive Sleep Apnea Syndrome