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BEAR Cage Competition

Join the ATS DDDD Committee ahead of the ATS 2020 Virtual International Conference for the BEAR Cage competition.

Watch our finalists Sydney Montesi, MD, Marva Seifert, PhD,  MPH, and Björn Wieslander, PhD, present their exciting and innovative proposals to a panel of translational science experts, and take part in an informative Q&A with the audience.

The competition promotes a discussion of translational research ideas in a unique “shark-tank style” learning environment, fuels real-time feedback, and propels strategic thinking.

When: 12 p.m. ET, July 23, 2020
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Apply Now! 2020 ATS Fellow

The ATS Fellow designation is a mark of distinction that recognizes the accomplishments, dedication, and contributions of ATS members to the Society and the fields of pulmonary, critical care, and sleep medicine.

If you have been an ATS member for five or more years, consider applying. Applicants must complete an application and submit two letters of reference in addition to a personal statement. .

Applications will be accepted through Aug. 31, 2020. Learn more!


Industry Innovations

A New Direction in PAH: A Potential Therapy for Rebalancing BMPR2 Signaling

This program will focus on the imbalances in BMPR2 and activin receptor signaling that may drive PAH progression.  A new therapeutic approach that aims to rebalance this signaling will be discussed in the context of potential disease modification.

When: 6:30 p.m. July 14, 2020
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This webinar is sponsored by Acceleron.


Upcoming Events

Use of Big Data in Translational Research

Join the virtual Science and Innovation Center to discuss the use of big data, machine learning, and AI to personalize medical care through the identification of prediction models in the areas of sepsis and acute deterioration among hospitalized patients with Philip A Verhoef, MD, PhD, ATSF, and Matthew Churpek, MD, MPH, PhD, ATSF.
When: 1 p.m. ET, July 22, 2020
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Assembly Virtual Membership Meetings – Register Today!

  • Assembly Pulmonary Infections and Tuberculosis Membership Meeting (PI-TB) 

When: 4 p.m. ET, July 13, 2020
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  • Assembly on Thoracic Oncology Membership Meeting (TO)

When: 4:30 p.m. ET, July 21, 2020
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  • Assembly on Allergy, Immunology and Inflammation Membership Meeting (AII)

When: 4 p.m. ET, July 27, 2020
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ATS Scholar: Second Issue, Available Now!

The American Thoracic Society launched ATS Scholar earlier this year because education is essential to our core mission of the improving health across the world. ATS Scholar is a peer-reviewed, online-only, open-access, education-themed journal focusing on medical education, clinical education, education research, quality improvement, and more. It is the first ATS open-access journal.

Read the newest issue now!