Lisa Young Archives
Accreditation enhances care for rare pulmonary disease
May. 3, 2018—Monroe Carell Jr. Children’s Hospital at Vanderbilt is now a fully accredited Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia (PCD) Foundation Clinical and Research Centers Network site, one of 40 in the United States and Canada.
Center for Childhood Lung Research established
Mar. 29, 2018—The Department of Pediatrics has established a new Center for Childhood Lung Research to serve as a hub for investigators across multiple disciplines with the collective mission of finding ways to improve child lung health.
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.
VUMC pulmonary team launches study of rare lung disease
Aug. 13, 2015—Vanderbilt University Medical Center is launching a research study for a rare disease called Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome (HPS), an inherited disorder that causes albinism, decreased visual acuity and susceptibility to bleeding due to platelet dysfunction.
Federal grant bolsters pulmonary fibrosis research
Sep. 12, 2013—Lisa Young, M.D., associate professor of Pediatrics and Medicine and Cell Biology, has been awarded a five-year, $1.9 million National Institutes of Health grant to study what causes cellular dysfunction and pulmonary fibrosis in patients with Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome (HPS).
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.