American Thoracic Society Archives
PheWAS reveals post-COVID-19 diagnoses
Sep. 8, 2022—Using a high-throughput informatics technique and electronic health records, Vanderbilt researchers found that COVID-19 survivors had an increased risk for more than 40 new diagnoses.
Protecting transplanted lungs
Feb. 12, 2018—Acetaminophen may offer a simple treatment to prevent tissue injury following lung transplant, Vanderbilt researchers have discovered.
American Thoracic Society lauds Young’s contributions
Mar. 9, 2017—Lisa Young, M.D., associate professor of Pediatrics and Medicine in the Divisions of Pulmonary Medicine and Allergy, Pulmonary, and Critical Care Medicine, has been selected to receive this year's American Thoracic Society (ATS) Public Advisory Roundtable Excellence Award.
American Thoracic Society honors Ware’s research contributions
Feb. 12, 2015—Lorraine Ware, M.D., professor of Medicine and Pathology, Microbiology and Immunology, will receive the American Thoracic Society’s (ATS) Recognition Award for Scientific Accomplishments at the society’s 2015 International Conference in Denver in May.
Thoracic society honors Newman
Feb. 20, 2014—The American Thoracic Society (ATS) is presenting John Newman, M.D., professor of Medicine, with its Outstanding Educator Award during the ATS 2014 International Conference in San Diego, May 16-21.
Lung damage protector
Apr. 12, 2013—Targeting repair pathways in the lung’s air sacs may be a valuable therapeutic direction for pulmonary fibrosis – the scarring of lung tissue.
Genetic clues to lung scarring
Dec. 10, 2012—A rare genetic syndrome provides new clues to lung scarring (pulmonary fibrosis), a potentially deadly consequence of many lung diseases.