NEWS & EVENTS
Logo of the 50 year anniversary of the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases
NIH Symposium: 50 Years of Progress in Pulmonary Science
Lister Hill Center Auditorium, National Library of Medicine
Description

Innovations in Lung Imaging for Diagnosis, Treatment, and Management of Lung Diseases

This Symposium will highlight important scientific advances in pulmonary health and disease since the creation of the NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases (DLD) 50 years ago. Experts in pulmonary science will discuss the progress and promise of lung disease research, including lung imaging and clinical applications. Through their presentations, they will illustrate the role DLD has played in the scientific community to facilitate research advancements. The event will recognize the division’s ongoing vitality and looks toward the future to find out what’s in store for research in the field.

Agenda

1:10 – 1:25 p.m.
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Lung Disease Historical Perspective
James Crapo, M.D., professor of medicine, National Jewish Health

1:25 – 1:45 p.m.
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Bringing Multidimensional and Multiplex Light Imaging to the Lung
Scott E. Fraser, Ph.D., provost professor, University of Southern California

1:45 – 2:05 p.m.
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Bugs and Drugs: New Insights Through Molecular Imaging
Sanjay Jain, M.D., professor of pediatrics and international health, Johns Hopkins University

2:05 – 2:25 p.m.
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Low Field MRI of the Heart and Lung
Adrienne Campbell-Washburn, Ph.D.; staff scientist; National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI)

2:25 – 2:45 p.m.
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Q&A Session
Gary H. Gibbons, M.D., director, NHLBI & James Kiley, Ph.D., director, NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases

2:45 – 3:05 p.m.
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Metabolic Imaging in Pulmonary Disease
Carmen Priolo, M.D., Ph.D., assistant professor of medicine, Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Harvard Medical School

3:05 – 3:25 p.m.
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Ultra Low Dose CT Imaging
Marcus Chen, M.D., assistant clinical investigator, NHLBI

3:25 - 3:45 p.m.
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Opportunities for Machine Learning and Lung Imaging
R. Graham Barr, M.D., Dr.P.H., Hamilton Southworth professor, Columbia University

3:45 – 4:00 p.m.
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Q&A Session
Gary H. Gibbons, M.D., director, NHLBI & James Kiley, Ph.D., director, NHLBI Division of Lung Diseases