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Stat October 19, 2016

ATS Research News Quarterly

This publication from the ATS Washington Office features updates and announcements from all of the research programs that the ATS monitors, including the National Institutes of Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Veteran Affairs Research program, the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, and the Environmental Protection Agency. Highlights from the fall edition include an interview with Lanay M. Mudd, PhD, of the NCCIH, as well as updates to lung cancer and other research. Read now.

Call for Applications: ITS Awards

The International Lung Health and Membership Committees of the ATS are pleased to announce the availability of the ATS International Trainee Scholarships. You may be eligible for scholarship support to attend the ATS 2017 International Conference, May 19–24, in Washington, DC. Learn more, and remember to submit your abstract(s) for acceptance at the ATS 2017 International Conference.

AII, EOPH, PEDS, GG Journal Club

Tune in at 3 p.m. ET, Friday, Nov. 4, for a discussion featuring the article, “Innate Immunity and Asthma Risk in Amish and Hutterite Farm Children,” which appeared in the Aug. 4 issue of the New England Journal of MedicineReserve your Webinar seat today.

RSF Podcast: Brexit and Its Impact on Research in Academia

On June 23, almost 52 percent of British citizens voted to leave the European Union. The result of this referendum led to uncertainty in the U.K., including the impact of “Brexit” on research in academia. On Aug. 30, Luke Bonser, a postdoc at the University of California, San Francisco, who trained in the UK, discussed with Professor Stephen Holgate from the University of Southampton, what Brexit might mean for the country’s future scientific research. Listen now.

Through Oct. 22, Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia Week

The ATS and its Public Advisory Roundtable partner, Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia Foundation, present a free live patient education webinar on PCD. Be sure to reserve your seat today, and download/share related patient resources on our website.

Pulmonary-Critical Care-Sleep Priorities from NHLBI

The ATS has identified National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute priorities that are of particular interest to the respiratory health community. Locate them in the Fall 2016 Research Quarterly. View the full NHLBI Strategic Vision, announced earlier this year here.

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