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2018 ATS Abstract Scholarship Award Recipients

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

Jade Andrade, BS
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Abstract Title: Bronchoscopic Evaluation of Pediatric Severe-Refractory Asthmatics May Identify More Suitable Mepolizumab Therapy Candidates

Keren Armoni Domany, MD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Abstract Title: Plant Gain In Children With Obstructive Sleep Apnea And The Effect Of Adenotonsillectomy

Sudhamayi Bhadriraju, MD, MPH
University of California San Francisco
Abstract Title: Distinct Lung Microbiota Associate With Chronic Lung Disease In Children With HIV On Antiretroviral Therapy

Koby Bonilla Fernandez, BSc
San Juan Bautista School of Medicine
Abstract Title: S-nitrosoglutathione Reductase Knock-out Mice Are Protected from Pulmonary Arterial Hypertensive Changes Following Neonatal Hyperoxic Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

Elizabeth B. Burgener, MD
Stanford University School of Medicine
Abstract Title: Diffuse Large Pulmonary Nodules in a Young Child: Is it always metastatic?

Zuelma A. Contreras, PhD
University of Southern California
Abstract Title: Early Childhood Asthma And The Risk Of New Onset Obesity: An Individual Participant Meta-analysis Of 16 European Birth Cohorts

Sandra Giangioppo, MD
Children's Hospital of Eastern Ontario
Abstract Title: Number of Asthma Emergency Department Visits as a Predictor of Asthma Hospitalizations in Children

Ritika Gupta., BSc.
Case Western Reserve University
Abstract Title: Children with Severe Asthma Are Likely To Become Less Severe during Adolescence: Preliminary Results of the SARP III Pediatric Longitudinal Study

Terri J. Harford, PhD
Cleveland Clinic Childrens
Abstract Title: Non-Canonical Regulation of Beta<sub>2</sub> Adrenergic Receptor in Response to RSV Infection in Human Primary Airway Smooth Muscle Cells

Nara Higano, PhD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Abstract Title: Neonatal Pulmonary MRI of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Predicts Short-Term Clinical Outcomes

Kathleen Lee-Sarwar, MD
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Abstract Title: Early Life Intestinal Metabolites Are Associated with Risk of Childhood Asthma

Melanie Leong, MD, MS, FAAP
St. Christopher's Hospital for Children & Drexel University College of Medicine
Abstract Title: Proposed Role of MicroRNA (miR)-99 in Hyperoxia-Induced Acute Lung Injury (HALI) and Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD)

Ahmed Metwally, MS
University of Illinois at Chicago
Abstract Title: Pediatric Lung Transplant: Analysis of Lower Airway Virome

Hooman Mirzakhani, MD, PhD, MSc
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Abstract Title: Effect of Maternal Asthma and Asthma Control on Risk of Asthma and Recurrent Wheeze in Offspring by Age 3 Years

Chinyere Onyearugbulem, MD
Texas Children's Hospital, Baylor College of Medicine
Abstract Title: Modifiable Risk Factors for Infection in Pediatric Lung Transplant Recipients

Nathan M. Pajor, MD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Abstract Title: Combined Heterozygous TBX4 loss and Single ABCA3 Mutation in the Pathogenesis of Childhood Interstitial Lung Disease

Lucy Perrem, MB,  MRCPI
The Hospital for Sick Children
Abstract Title: Does Improved Lung Health Change The Incidence Of Cystic Fibrosis-related Diabetes?

Michaël Sage, MSc
Université de Sherbrooke
Abstract Title: Prevention of Ventilator Induced Lung Injury by Total Liquid Ventilation in an Ovine Neonatal Model of Induced Surfactant Deficiency

Kristien Vanhaverbeke, MD
University of Antwerp
Abstract Title: Functional Respiratory Imaging in Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia: a Novel Imaging Technique

Tianshi Wu, MD
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Abstract Title: Pediatric Sleep Disordered Breathing Is Associated with Worse Acute Asthma Control

This Abstract Scholarship has been funded by a generous donation from ATS Public Advisory Roundtable member-Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia Foundation

Vikas Goyal, FRACP
Lady cilento children's Hospital
Abstract Title: Amoxycillin-clavulanate vs Azithromycin For Respiratory Exacerbations of Bronchiectasis in Children -A Multi-centre Double Blind Non-inferiority Randomised Controlled Trial