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2017 ATS Abstract Scholarship Award Recipients

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

Christopher Mallow, MD
Johns Hopkins Hospital
Abstract Title: Broncho-Adventitial Delivery of Paclitaxel to Extend Airway Patency in Malignant Airway Obstruction (BROADWAY Trial)

Ji Yoon, BM BCH, BA
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Abstract Title: Evaluation of the Prognostic Significance of AJCC Staging Guidelines in Lung Carcinoid Tumors

Vivek Murthy, MD
New York University School of Medicine
Abstract Title: T Cell Complements in Thoracic Tumor Draining Lymph Nodes Demonstrate an Immunosuppressive Phenotype in Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer

Sean P. Stoy, MD
University of Chicago
Abstract Title: Bronchoscopic Peripheral Lung Nodule Navigation by a Novel Live Fluoroscopic Overlay Guidance Technology

Fabian M. Troschel, cand. med
Massachusetts General Hospital
Abstract Title: Perioperative 3-Dimensional Micro Computed Tomography of Human Surgical Lung Specimens: A Pilot Study

Ryan Clay, MD
Mayo Clinic
Abstract Title: CANARY (Computer-Aided Nodule Assessment and Risk Yield) of Non-Adenocarcinoma Pulmonary Nodules in the NLST Cohort

Hilary A. Robbins, MSPH
Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health
Abstract Title: Effect of Screening CT Findings on Lung Cancer Risk Prediction Within the National Lung Screening Trial

Ramin Salehi-Rad, MD, PhD
Abstract Title: Tumor Vaccination Combined with Checkpoint Blockade Cooperatively Inhibits Tumor Growth in a KRASG12D Murine Model of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (NSCLC)

Naofumi Kameyama, MD
Keio University, School of Medicine
Abstract Title: The Influence of Intermittent Smoking Exposure on Lung Tumorigenesis in a Murine Model

Alexander S. Carlson, BA
Swedish Cancer Institute
Abstract Title: Pulmonary Nodule Malignancy Risk Calculators in a Lung Cancer Screening Program: Performance Review After Positive Screening Results

Ana B. Pavel, PhD
Graduate Program in Bioinformatics, Boston University
Abstract Title: Alterations in Bronchial Airway microRNA Expression as a Diagnostic Biomarker for Lung Cancer

Rajwanth Veluswamy, MD, MSCR
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Abstract Title: Comparative Effectiveness of Robotic-Assisted Surgery for Resectable Lung Cancer in Older Patients

Fei Xiao, MD
China-Japan Friendship hospital
Abstract Title: Novel Perspective to Choose Suitable Cases for Segmentectomy- Regularity and Clinical Significance of Intrapulmonary Lobar and Segmental Lymph Nodes Metastasis in cT1N0M0 Stage Lung Adenocarcinoma

Sailaja Allamneni, MD
Duke University
Abstract Title: Necessity of Nodule Risk Stratification in Patients Undergoing Lung Cancer Screening

Valentine Ifeacho, BS, MD
University of California San Francisco, Fresno
Abstract Title: Expediting Molecular Targeted Therapy Using Real-Time Liquid Biopsy in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer