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Science and Innovation Center Awardees

The Science and Innovation Center is pleased to announce the 2023 SIC Abstract Awardees and 2023 Rising Star Awardees:

2023 Abstract Awardees
AII Neutrophil Efferocytosis Locks Alveolar Macrophages In A Proresolution Phenotype At The Cost Of Bacterial Control Julian Better, MD
PITB Chronic Second Hand Cigarette Smoke Exposure Enhances Susceptibility To Carbapenem-Resistant Klebsiella Pneumoniae Infection In A Mouse Model Tirumalai Rangasamy, PhD
RSF Probing Lung Function At High Spatiotemporal Resolution Using A Novel Crystal Ribcage Hadi T. Nia
RCMB GPR87 Regulates Epithelial Repair During Pulmonary Fribrosis Franck Kamga Gninzecko, PhD


2023 Rising Star Awardees
AII Nathan Schoettler, MD, PhD
PITB Holly R. Keir, PhD, BSc
PITB Chiagozie Pickens, MD
RCMB Soula Danopoulos, PhD, MS
RCMB Eszter Katalin Vladar, PhD
RSF Harikrishnan Parameswaran, MD
RSF Bradford Julian Smith, PhD, MS


 The Science and Innovation Center is pleased to announce the 2021 SIC Abstract Awardees and 2021 Rising Star Awardees

2021 Abstract Awardees
AII Epithelial MHC-II Drives Antigen Presentation, Checkpoint Display, and CD4+ TRM Cell Locations and Functions in the Lung Anukul Shenoy, PhD, MS, BS
PITB Integrative Genomic Analysis Highlights Potential Genetic Risk Factors for Covid-19 Ana Hernandez Cordero, PhD
RSF Depletion of Lung Macrophages Increases Steroid Sensitivity in a Mouse Model of Severe Allergic Airway Inflammation Brandon Lewis, PhD
RCMB Novel Transgenic Mouse Strain Gramd2CreERT2 for Investigation of Alveolar Epithelial Type I (AT1) Cell Plasticity and Phenotype Hua Shen, PhD


2021 Rising Star Awardees
AII Rod Rahimi, MD, PhD
AII William Bain, MD
PITB Priya Shete, MD, MPH
PITB Georgios Kitsios, MD, PhD
RCMB Mareike Lehmann, PhD
RCMB Kara Mould, MD. MPH
RSF Dong Keon Yon, MD


2020 Abstract Awardees
AII Myeloid-Derived Suppressor Cells Ameliorate Lung Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury Via Regulation of IL-17 and IL-10 Jun Cai, PhD
PITB Unbiased RNA-Sequencing Analysis Demonstrates Common and Unique Features of Tuberculosis and Sarcoidosis Lymph Node Samples Michaela Reichmann, MRCP
RSF An In-situ Single Cell Atlas Of The Terminal Bronchioles In Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease By Imaging Mass Cytometry Steven Booth, PhD
RCMB Mitochondrial Complex I Driven Respiration Is Essential For The Differentiation Of Lung Epithelial Stem/progenitor Cells Seung Hye Han, ME, PhD