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ATS Research Program Announces Partner Grant Recipients

The American Thoracic Society Research Program today announced the six recipients of the Non-Profit Partner Grants for the 2021-2022 grant cycle. These grants are awarded through partnerships with the American Lung Association, CHEST Foundation,...
2-Aug-2022 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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ATS Research Program Awards Unrestricted Grants for 2021-22

The American Thoracic Society Research Program today announced the five recipients of Unrestricted Grants for the 2021-2022 grant cycle. These grants support research in critical care pulmonary and sleep medicine, the three pillars of the Society....
21-Jul-2022 8:30 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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On Inaugural World Bronchiectasis Day, International Lung Health Organizations Raise Awareness

In support of the first World Bronchiectasis Day, July 1, the Forum of International Respiratory Societies – of which the American Thoracic Society is a founding member – is joining the COPD Foundation and several global organizations in...
1-Jul-2022 8:00 AM EDT Add to Favorites

Public Health Falls Victim to Climate Change in Wake of U.S. Supreme Court Decision

For climate change, June 2022 has been a busy month. It brought unprecedented flooding in Yellowstone National Park, a severe heat wave with life threatening temperatures in the southwestern U.S. and wildfires, which destroyed lives as well as...
30-Jun-2022 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

The U.S. Supreme Court’s Rollback of Roe V Wade Threatens Women’s Health

Speaking on behalf of the American Thoracic Society, ATS President Gregory Downey, MD, ATSF, issued a statement in response to the historic Supreme Court decision to roll back Roe v Wade:
28-Jun-2022 3:05 PM EDT Add to Favorites

American Thoracic Society Urges Swift Adoption of Gun Laws, Lays Out Recommendations for More

After people took to the streets across the U.S. this past weekend to protest the recent rash of mass shootings, there was good news out of Washington, DC: news of an agreement in the Senate spelled progress on gun regulation. Speaking on behalf of...
14-Jun-2022 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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FIRS Partners Address Tobacco Industry for World No Tobacco Day

On World No Tobacco Day, May 31, the Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS), of which the American Thoracic Society is a member, is voicing concerns over the tobacco industry’s impact on environmental health and ultimately lung health.
31-May-2022 8:05 AM EDT Add to Favorites

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In STOP-COVID19 Trial, Brensocatib Did Not Improve Condition of Patients with Severe COVID-19

Brensocatib did not improve the clinical status of patients hospitalized with severe SARS-CoV-2 infection in the double-blind randomized, placebo-controlled STOP-COVID19 multicenter clinical trial, according to research published at the ATS 2022...
9-May-2022 4:00 PM EDT Add to Favorites


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Shared Decision Making in ICUs: An American College of Critical Care Medicine and American Thoracic Society Policy Statement

The views expressed in this article represent the official position of the American College of Critical Care M...
30 Oct 2020

Official ERS/ATS clinical practice guidelines: noninvasive ventilation for acute respiratory failure

Noninvasive mechanical ventilation (NIV) is widely used in the acute care setting for acute respiratory failur...
30 Oct 2020

Forum of International Respiratory Societies Calls for Global Access to Effective, Affordable COVID-19 Vaccines

The Forum of International Respiratory Societies (FIRS), an organization comprised of the world's leading inte...
17 Dec 2020

COVID-19 Preprint Data Rapidly Influenced Critical Care Practice

In a new research letter published online in the American Thoracic Society’s American Journal of Respiratory...
15 Dec 2020

Pediatric ER Saw Steep Drop in Asthma Visits During Spring COVID-19 Lockdown

A new study published online in the Annals of the American Thoracic Society discusses a steep drop off from pr...
04 Dec 2020

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