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2020 ATS Abstract Scholarship Award Recipients

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

Stephanie Adaikalam, MD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center
Abstract Title: Clinically-relevant Tracheostomy Prediction Model In Neonatal Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia Via Lung And Airway MRI

Soula Danopoulos, PhD, MS
Children's Hospital Los Angeles
Abstract Title: Prenatal Histological, Cellular And Molecular Anomalies In Down Syndrome Lung

Sara Dawson, MD
Children's Hospital of Wisconsin/Medical College of Wisconsin
Abstract Title: Active Weaning Of Diuretics In Preterm Infants With Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia (BPD) Does Not Increase Duration Of Supplemental Oxygen

Ignacio Esteban, MD
Hospital Garrahan
Abstract Title: Associated Risk Factors For Death And Need For Ventilation Support In Pediatric Patients With Spinal Muscular Atrophy Type I In A Middle-income Country

Michael Freedman, MD, MPhil
UPMC Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Abstract Title: Initial Vital Signs Predict PICU Admission In Pediatric Patients Presenting To The Emergency Department With Severe Asthma Exacerbation

Nara Higano, PhD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Abstract Title: Lung MRI In Neonatal Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia: Objective Quantification Of Lung Density Abnormalities Correlates With Short-term Respiratory Outcomes

Virginia Kaldas, MBBCh
Westchester Medical Center
Abstract Title: Association of Family with Sequence Similarity 13, Member A and Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia in Extremely Low Birth Weight Neonates

Victoria Ko, MD
Boston Children's Hospital
Abstract Title: Heparin Significantly Impairs Pulmonary Growth And Function While Bivalirudin Does Not - Is It Time To Reconsider The Anticoagulation Strategy For ECMO?

Nancy Lin, MD
Cincinnati Children's Hospital
Abstract Title: 129Xe MRI Correlates with Clinical Disease Severity for Pediatric Asthma

Peter P. Moschovis, MPH, MD
Massachusetts General Hospital
Abstract Title: Pediatric Respiratory Severity Scores As Predictors Of Hospitalization: Performance Across The Age Spectrum

Will Okoniewski, BS
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh
Abstract Title: Better Acute Glycemic Control During Pulmonary Exacerbations Is Associated With Longer Time To Next Admission In Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis

Federica Trucco, MD
Royal Brompton Hospital
Abstract Title: Inflammation In Children With Neuromuscular Disorders And Sleep Disordered Breathing

Taylor Westmont, BS
University of California, Davis
Abstract Title: Neonatal Antibiotic Treatment Alters Normal Lung Development and Physiology During the First Year of Life

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

Carlos Flores Oria, MD
McGovern Medical School - University of Texas Health Science Center
Effect Of A Nitrate-rich Supplement On Exhaled Nitric Oxide Level And Ciliary Beat Frequency In Patients With Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia And Upper Respiratory Infection

Carlos Sisniega, MD
Boston Children's Hospital
Diagnostic Challenges In Evaluation Of Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia: A Real-world Experience

This Abstract Scholarship has been funded by a generous donation from ATS Public Advisory Roundtable member - Cystic Fibrosis Research, Inc

Oded Breuer, MD
Hadassah Hebrew University Medical Center
Rate and Consequence of Severe Respiratory Exacerbations in Young Children with Cystic Fibrosis