NEWS & EVENTS
NHLBI at American Thoracic Society International Conference
May 19 - 24, 2017
Walter E. Washington Convention Center. 801 Mt Vernon Pl NW, Washington, DC 20001
Description

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) will be participating in the American Thoracic Society International Conference in Washington, DC from May 19-24, 2017. NHLBI research and NHLBI-funded research will be presented at more than 20 sessions. See the schedule below for a snapshot of NHLBI’s sessions at ATS 2017.

Visit ATS's website for a full schedule and updates.


NIH Theater in the Exhibit Hall

While the Exhibit Hall is open, NIH and NHLBI researchers and leadership will present on clinical trials, research, NIH funding, and more in the NIH Theater. 

Agenda

10:30am-12:30pm
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Grant Writing and Peer Review 101
NIH Theater

Presented by: Michael Twery, M.D., Ghenima Dirami, Ph.D., Natalia Komissarova, Ph.D., Bradley Nuss, Ph.D., Christopher O’Donnell, M.D.

12:15pm-1:15pm
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NHLBI Noontime Sessions Schedule at ATS 2017

Session: L5: Research Funding Opportunities. Room 102 A-B

Presented by: Lora Reineck, M.D., M.S.

Session: L6: Phenotyping in the Subpopulations and Intermediate Outcome Measures in COPD (SPIROMICS) Study. Room 145 A-B

Presented by: Lisa Postow, Ph.D.

Session: L7: AsthmaNet Clinical Trial Results. Room 147 A-B

Presented by: Michelle Freemer, M.D., M.P.H.

Session: L8: Lung Disease Projects in Trans-Omics for Precision Medicine (TOPMed) Program. Room 152 A-B

Presented by: Weiniu Gan, Ph.D.

Session: L9: Mapping Lung Health and Disease with the Molecular Atlas of Lung Development. Room 146 C

Presented by: Sara Lin, Ph.D.

12:30pm-1:30pm
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Training and Funding Opportunities for Minorities Underrepresented in the Sciences
NIH Theater

Presented by: Xenia Tigno, Ph.D.; Sonia Arteaga, Ph.D., Alison Gammie, Ph.D.

1:30pm-2:30pm
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Global Health
NIH Theater

Presented by: Tony Punturieri, M.D., Ph.D., Erik Stemmy, Ph.D., Flora Katz, Ph.D.

2:15pm-4:15pm
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NHLBI and NHLBI-Funded Research Symposia at ATS 2017

Session: A92: It’s Not Dorothy Andersen’s CF Anymore. 2:15pm-4:15pm, Ballroom B (South Building, Level 3), Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Presented by: Richard Boucher, M.D., David Stoltz, M.D. Ph.D., Bonnie W. Ramsey, M.D.

2:30pm-3:30pm
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Update on New NIH Policies on Clinical Trials
NIH Theater

Presented by: Michael Lauer, M.D., Sherry Mills, M.D., MPH

8:15am-9:00am
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Session: K4: Cystic Fibrosis Lung Disease: Looking Back and Looking Forward

Session: K4: Cystic Fibrosis Lung Disease: Looking Back and Looking Forward. 8:15am-9:00am, West Salon G-I (South Building, Street Level), Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Presented by: Michael Welsh, M.D.

9:15am-11:15am
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Session: B2: The Long-Term Oxygen Treatment Trial (LOTT): Implications For COPD Patient Care

Session: B2: The Long-Term Oxygen Treatment Trial (LOTT): Implications For COPD Patient Careexternal link(link is external). 9:15am-11:15am, Ballroom A (South Building, Level 3), Walter E. Washington Convention Center 

Presented by: Robert Wise, M.D., John Cooper, M.D., Frank Sciurba, M.D., Gerard Criner, M.D., Anne Fuhlbrigge, M.D., Fernando Martinez, M.D., Roger Yusen, M.D., M.P.H., William Bailey, M.D.

9:15am-11:15am
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Session: B5: Smokers With Preserved Spirometry: Early COPD?

Session: B5: Smokers With Preserved Spirometry: Early COPD? 9:15am-11:15am, Independence Ballroom E-H (Level M4), Marriott Marquis Washington

Presented by: Meilan K. Han, M.D., M.S., Prescott Woodruff, M.D., M.P.H., Ronald Crystal, M.D.

10:30am-11:30am
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“Open Mike” with Dr. Michael Lauer
NIH Theater

Presented byMichael Lauer, M.D.

11:30am-12:30pm
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NIH RePORT and Matchmaker
NIH Theater

Presented by: Cindy Danielson, Brian Haugen, Ph.D.

12:15pm-1:15pm
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NHLBI Noontime Sessions Schedule at ATS 2017

Session: L16: New Results from the COPDGene Study. Room 145 A-B

Presented by: Lisa Postow, Ph.D.

Session: L17: Prevention and Early Treatment of Acute Lung Injury Clinical Trial Network (NHLBI PETAL). Room 147 A-B

Presented by: Lora Reineck, M.D., M.S.

Session: L18: New Insights about Severe Asthma from the NHLBI Severe Asthma Research Program. Room 152 A-B

Presented by: Patricia Noel, Ph.D.

Session: L19: NHLBI PVDOMICS Program: Deep Phenotyping of Pulmonary Vascular Diseases in Patients. Room 146 C

Presented by: Lei Xiao, M.D., Ph.D.

12:30pm-1:00pm
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NIH Loan Repayment Programs
NIH Theater

Presented by: Sandra Colombini Hatch, M.D., Ericka Boone, Ph.D.

1:00pm-1:30pm
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National COPD Action Plan
NIH Theater

Presented by: Tony Punturieri, M.D., Ph.D.

1:30pm-2:30pm
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Precision Medicine Initiative
NIH Theater

Presented by: Weiniu Gan, Ph.D.

2:15pm-4:15pm
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Session: G3: Recognition Awards for Scientific Accomplishment

Session: G3: Recognition Awards for Scientific Accomplishment. 2:15pm-4:15pm, Room 204 A-C (South Building, Level 2), Walter E. Washington

Presented by: John Fahey, M.D., Alison Morris, M.D.

2:15pm-4:15pm
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Session: B84: Chronic, Persistent, Prolonged, and Just Plain Stuck: Insights in Chronic Critical Illness

Session: B84: Chronic, Persistent, Prolonged, and Just Plain Stuck: Insights in Chronic Critical Illness. 2:15pm-4:15pm, Room 146 A-B (Middle Building, Street Level), Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Presented by: Theodore Iwashyna, M.D., Ph.D., Catherine Lee Hough, M.D., Jeremy Kahn, M.D., M.S.

2:15pm-4:15pm
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Session: B88: The Gene-Environment Interaction in Interstitial Lung Diseaseexternal link

Session: B88: The Gene-Environment Interaction in Interstitial Lung Diseaseexternal link. 2:15pm-4:15pm, Room 143 A-C (Middle Building, Street Level), Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Presented by: David A. Schwartz, M.D., Naftali Kaminski, M.D., Gary Hunninghake, M.D., M.P.H.

2:30pm-3:30pm
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NIH and NHLBI Resources for Small Business Development
NIH Theater

Presented by: Michelle Freemer, M.D., M.P.H.; Luis T. Gutierrez, Jr.; Matt McMahon, Ph.D., Margaret Chandler

9:15am-11:15am
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Session: C8: Precision Medicine in Pulmonary Vascular Diseases: Are We Ready for the Future?

Session: C8: Precision Medicine in Pulmonary Vascular Diseases: Are We Ready for the Future? 9:15am-11:15am, Liberty Ballroom I-L (Level M4), Marriott Marquis Washington

Presented by: Evan Brittain, M.D., Vinicio De Jesus Perez, M.D., Eric Austin, M.D.

10:30am-11:45am
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Funding Opportunities for Junior Scientists from the National Institutes of Health
NIH Theater

Presented by: Sandra Colombini Hatch, M.D., Herbert Geller, Ph.D., Giuseppe Pintucci, Ph.D., Wayne Wang, Ph.D.

11:45am-12:30pm
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NIH Policies and Resources for Data Sharing and Registering Studies
NIH Theater

Presented by: Julie Bamdad, Sean Coady, Alexander Runko, Ph.D., Katharine Cooper-Arnold, MPH

12:30pm-1:30pm
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Career Opportunities in Health and Science in the Federal Government
NIH Theater

Presented by: Marishka Brown, Ph.D., Lisa Postow, Ph.D., Ghenima Dirami, Ph.D.

1:30pm-2:30pm
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NIH Intramural Research Training Opportunities
NIH Theater

Presented by: Stewart Levine, M.D., Kenneth Olivier, M.D., M.P.H.; Rick Childs, M.D.

2:30pm-3:30pm
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Optimizing NHLBI’s Clinical Trial Enterprise through Milestone-Driven FOAs for Clinical Trials

Presented by: Amy Patterson, M.D., Yves Rosenberg, M.D., M.P.H., Patricia Noel, Ph.D., Donna DiMichele, M.D.

9:15am-11:15am
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Session: D6: Sleep and Health: A Public Health Call To Action

Session: D6: Sleep and Health: A Public Health Call To Action. 9:15am-11:15am, Room 152 A-B (Middle Building, Street Level), Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Presented by: Michael Grandner, Ph.D.

9:15am-11:15am
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Session: D83: Innovative Clinical Trials in Pulmonary Fibrosis and Beyond

Session: D83: Innovative Clinical Trials in Pulmonary Fibrosis and Beyond. 9:15am-11:15am, Ballroom C (South Building, Level 3), Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Presented by: Naftali Kaminski, M.D., Steven Duncan, M.D., Robert Lafyatis, M.D.

9:15am-11:15am
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Session: D8: The Next Next-Generation: Function, Modeling And Mechanism and the Lung Microbiome

Session: D8: The Next Next-Generation: Function, Modeling And Mechanism and the Lung Microbiome. 9:15am-11:15am, Independence Ballroom A-D (Level M4), Marriott Marquis Washington

Presented by: Leopoldo N. Segal, M.D., Robert Dickson, M.D., Carl Koch, M.D.

9:15am-11:15am
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Session: D9: Scientific Promise and Translational Challenges in Lung Regenerative Medicine

Session: D9: Scientific Promise and Translational Challenges in Lung Regenerative Medicine. 9:15am-11:15am, Marquis Ballroom 5 (Level M2), Marriott Marquis Washington

Presented by: Gary Gibbons, M.D., Christina Barkauskas, M.D., Harold Chapman, M.D., Xaralabos Varelas, Ph.D.

12:15pm-1:15pm
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NHLBI Noontime Sessions Schedule at ATS 2017

Session: L5: Research Funding Opportunities. Room 102 A-B

Presented by: Lora Reineck, M.D., M.S.

Session: L6: Phenotyping in the Subpopulations and Intermediate Outcome Measures in COPD (SPIROMICS) Study. Room 145 A-B

Presented by: Lisa Postow, Ph.D.

Session: L7: AsthmaNet Clinical Trial Results. Room 147 A-B

Presented by: Michelle Freemer, M.D., M.P.H.

Session: L8: Lung Disease Projects in Trans-Omics for Precision Medicine (TOPMed) Program. Room 152 A-B

Presented by: Weiniu Gan, Ph.D.

Session: L9: Mapping Lung Health and Disease with the Molecular Atlas of Lung Development. Room 146 C

Presented by: Sara Lin, Ph.D.

12:15pm-1:15pm
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NHLBI Noontime Sessions Schedule at ATS 2017

Session: L25: The Pulmonary Trials Cooperative (PTC): Purpose, Structure, and Current Trials. Room 145 A-B

Presented by: Tony Punturieri, M.D., Ph.D.

Session: L26: NHLBI-Funded Resources for Improving Long-Term Outcomes Clinical Research for Acute Respiratory Failure. Room 147 A-B

Presented by: Lora Reineck, M.D., M.S.

Session: L27: Federal Resources to Translate Research from Lab to Patients. Room 146 C

Presented by: Kurt Marek; Patricia Noel, Ph.D., Jennifer Shieh, Ph.D., Matt McMahon, Ph.D.

Session: L28: Building Knowledge with Design from the Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO). Room 152 A-B

Presented by: Carol Blaisdell, M.D.