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ATS Research Program/ Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals Grant Opportunity in Sarcoidosis

The ATS Research Program is pleased to announce a new one-year grant supporting sarcoidosis research. The award by Mallinckrodt Pharmaceuticals provides $50,000 in funding.
17-Sep-2020 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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CDC Data Shows E-cigarette Makers Continues to Prey on Youth – and FDA Policy Lets Them

Today, the CDC released data from the National Youth Tobacco Survey showing that in 2020, 20 percent of high school students and nearly 5 percent of middle school students used e-cigarettes. Most concerning, the data shows that among youth...
9-Sep-2020 4:55 PM EDT Add to Favorites

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American Thoracic Society/CSL Behring Research Award in ARDS Announced

The ATS Research Program is pleased to announce the new ATS/CSL Behring Research Award in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome or ARDS. The award will provide $50,000 in funding for one year.
9-Sep-2020 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Asthma May Not Be a Significant Risk Factor for Severe COVID-19 or COVID-Related Intubation

A new research letter published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society examines whether asthma is a significant risk factor for developing COVID-19 that is severe enough to warrant hospitalization and intubation. According to the...
31-Aug-2020 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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ATS Statement on Latest COVID-19 Policy Actions: Convalescent Plasma and Testing of Asymptomatic Patients

The American Thoracic Society is alarmed by two federal agency policy actions that may significantly impact our nation’s COVID-19 response. This week, the FDA issued an emergency use authorization (EUA) for the use of convalescent plasma to treat...
28-Aug-2020 10:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Bounce Back Better: Sustainable Strategies for a Healthy Recovery from the Pandemic

The American Thoracic Society (ATS), European Respiratory Society (ERS) and International Society for Environmental Epidemiology (ISEE) are dedicated to improving health around the globe, with ATS and ERS achieving this goal by advancing research,...
27-Aug-2020 8:35 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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New Clinical Practice Guidelines on Non-Invasive Ventilation in Chronic Stable Hypercapnic COPD;

A subcommittee of the American Thoracic Society Assembly in Sleep and Respiratory Neurobiology has released new clinical practice guidelines to help advise clinicians on the optimal management of patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...
17-Aug-2020 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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Blood-based lung nodule testing presentation at ATS 2020 Virtual

Nodify Lung™ testing helps reclassify risk of malignancy of nodules by identifying patients with a higher or lower risk than indicated by traditional risk assessment
7-Aug-2020 9:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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