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Stat December 6, 2017

3rd Installment: Best of ATS Video Lectures

Do you have an amazing teaching video that you want to share with the world? We want to showcase the best in clinician-educator teaching videos with the Society! Members can learn more and enter submissions here. The deadline to make the Top Three for the fall is Dec. 31.

To be considered for our spring cycle, be sure to submit by March 31, 2018. See past videos for inspiration.

Join These Journal Clubs

• Section on Genetics and Genomics: "A Severe Asthma Disease Signature from Gene Expression Profiling of Peripheral Blood from U-BIOPRED Cohorts" at 2 p.m. ET, tomorrow, Dec. 7. Reserve your seat.

• Assembly on Thoracic Oncology and the Section on Genetics and Genomics: "Tracking the Evolution of Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer" at 9:30 a.m. ET, Friday, Jan. 26. RSVP today!

New NIH Office of Disease Prevention Resource

The NIH’s Dec. 13 webinar will provide a guided tour of the new website, Research Methods Resources, and discuss its relevance to the changes in NIH requirements for applications for clinical trials submitted on or after Jan. 25. Registration required. You will receive a confirmation email with detailed information about joining the webinar.

Deadline Approaching: ATS 2018 BEAR Cage Competition

Hosted by the ATS Drug Device Discovery and Development (DDDD) Committee, the 4th Annual BEAR Cage (Building Education to Advance Research) Competition at the ATS 2018 International Conference in San Diego, California, is a great opportunity for early career investigators to present their innovative translational research proposals and compete for a chance to win $5,000. Developed to promote productive discussion of novel research ideas in the setting of a fun, yet competitive, forum, the BEAR Cage propels strategic thinking and promotes opportunities for collaboration and mentorship. Early career investigators are invited to submit their research proposals to the BEAR Cage competition by Dec. 15.

Apply today!

November Press Releases

11-17-17 - ATS Welcomes Historic Moscow Declaration to End TB

• 11-15-17 - Editorial: Use Big Tobacco's Nov. 26 Corrective Statements to Reduce Smoking

11-15-17 - New Guidelines Issued for Diagnosis and Care of LAM, a Rare Lung Disease

11-10-17 - Sleep Apnea May Increase Risk of Developing Alzheimer's Disease

11-10-17 - World Pneumonia Day is Nov. 12, 2017; Stop Pneumonia: Strategies to Protect, Prevent and Treat

11-07-17 - New Research Fellowship in IPF Funded by Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

11-03-17 - Biomarkers May Provide Early Warning of Lung Problems in 9/11 Firefighters