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Thank You, ATS Lung Run Participants!

Thank you for participatingin the first annual ATS Lung Run benefitting the ATS Research Program! The run was a huge success and helped raise $25,000 for young investigators.

Be sure to join us next year for the 2021 ATS Lung Run! In the meantime, use #ATSLungRun2020 to view photos of our runners in action.

We would also like to thankour generous corporate supporters for makingthe 2020 ATS Lung Run possible! 


Opportunities to Earn CME!

Join us for "Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension - A Deeper Dive." Full CME information is available here.

When: 1 p.m. ET, Nov. 12, 2020
Register now!

Nontuberculous Mycobacterial Lung Disease

Learn what’s new in nontuberculous mycobacterial lung disease from a panel of experts who will discuss best practices for diagnosis and management of this increasingly common disease. Download slides, and complete the video modules to earn Continuing Medical Education credits.


Upcoming Events!

Industry Innovations

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

When: 6:30 p.m. ET, Nov. 18, 2020
Register now!

This program is sponsored by Acceleron.


Interstitial Lung Diseases: An Overview of Progression and Radiological Features 

When: 6:30 p.m. ET, Dec. 1, 2020  
Register now!

This presentation is sponsored by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc. 

See all upcoming Industry Innovations events!


The New Norm: Telehealth and Out-of-Clinic Testing

As part of "Pulmonary Hypertension Week at the ATS" and in conjunction with PAR partner the PH Aware Global Association, the ATS will host, "The New Norm: Telehealth and Out of Clinic Testing.”

When: 3 p.m. ET, Nov. 12, 2020
Register now!


Balance During COVID-19: Personal and Professional Development During the Pandemic

Join us for the first in a series of ATS Core Training webinars!

View past ATS Core Training webinars, and please contact Lauren Lynch with any questions.

When: 12 p.m. ET, Nov. 18, 2020
Register now!


ATS2020 Mini Symposia

ATS Assemblies are offering virtual mini-symposia this fall. Join us for 90-minute sessions addressing a variety of topics. See the full list!



Call for Abstracts for ATS 2021!

There is still time to submit your abstracts for ATS 2021! The annual ATS International Conference is the longest-running conference for pulmonary and critical care professionals, and for the first time this year, will be held in a hybrid format. Join us where cutting-edge science meets patient care! We are currently accepting:

  • Scientific Abstracts

Research on respiratory disease, critical care, and sleep medicine, including quality-improvement projects.

  • Case Reports

Interesting and unique reports describing a single case report or a series of associated cases.

Submissions can report on basic, translational, and clinical science research; epidemiologic, social, biobehavioral, and psychosocial investigations; or educational and quality improvement projects.

Learn more and submit your abstract today to share your research findings with colleagues from around the world during ATS 2021!

Deadline: 5 p.m. ET, Dec. 16, 2020



Apply Now for ATS Partner Grants!

The ATS is accepting applications for several partner grants, below. Learn more and apply!

  • ATS/COPD Foundation

For researchers interested in advancing the understanding of the pathophysiology of non-CF Bronchiectasis.

  • ATS/4DMedical Research Grants

The ATS Research Program and 4DMedical, a global medical technology company, are offering three research grant opportunities using 4DMedical’s x-ray velocimetry lung ventilation analysis software.

  • ATS/Hermansky-Pudlak Syndrome Network

Intended for researchers looking at innovative treatment strategies for Hermansky-Pudlak syndrome pulmonary fibrosis.

  • ATS/CSL Behring Research Award in Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome (ARDS)

For research that will advance understanding of ARDS.

  • ATS/Mallinckrodt Research Grant on COVID-19 in Underrepresented Minorities

Intended for research that will contribute to the understanding of COVID-19 and its disproportionate effects on underrepresented minority patient groups.

  • ATS/Mallinckrodt Research Grant in Sarcoidosis

The focus of this research grant is to advance understanding of sarcoidosis. 

Grants start in February 2021, following grantee notification in January.

Deadline to Apply: 11:59 p.m. ET, Dec. 1, 2020