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Jason Thomas Ackrivo

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(Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, USA Pulmonary & Critical Care Fellow Academic Sleep Pulmonary Integrated Research/Clinical (ASPIRE) Fellow)

CHEST Young Investigator Awardee Dr Jason Thomas Ackrivo joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

Baseline predictors of non-invasive ventilation use in amyotrophic lateral sclerosis 10.1111/resp.13206_104

Jamal Al-Aghbari

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(Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Australia)

APSR Travel Awardee Dr Jamal Al-Aghbari joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

Outcomes of idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension in the era of combination therapy: a report from the phsanz registry. 10.1111/resp.13206_184

Sheikh M Alif

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(PhD Research Scholar, Allergy and Lung Health Unit, Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, School of Population and Global Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia)

APSR Travel Awardee Dr Sheikh M Alif joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

Occupational exposure to solvents and metals and fixed airflow obstruction in women 10.1111/resp.13206_122

Venkata Sita Rama Raju Allam

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(University of Technology, Sydney, Australia)

APSR Travel Awardee Dr Venkata Sita Rama Raju Allam joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

A novel peptide from the liver fluke fasciola hepatica inhibits the mixed granulocytic airway inflammation in a mouse model of allergic asthma 10.1111/resp.13206_196

Dr Gene Philip Louie Ambrocio

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(Philippines)

ERS Young Investigator Dr Ambrocio joined the 21st Congress of the APSR in Bangkok, 2016, to present:

Anxiety and Depression Amongst Diagnosed TB Patients Seen at the UP-PGH Using the Validated Filipino Version of the Hospital Anxiety Depression Score (HADS-P)

Keisuke Anan

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(Division of Respiratory Medicine, Saiseikai Kumamoto Hospital, Kumamoto, Japan)

JRS Young Investigator Awardee Dr Keisuke Anan joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

Clinical difference between direct and indirect causes of acute respiratory distress syndrome; a retrospective cohort study of 216 patients 10.1111/resp.13206_142

Ralph Angeles

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(Monash University, Australia)

APSR Travel Awardee Dr Ralph Angeles joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

Free fatty acid receptors 1 and 4 are novel bronchodilator targets for asthma 10.1111/resp.13206_136

Maria Nina Banque

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(Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Section of Pediatric Pulmonology, Philippines)

ERS Young Investigator Dr Banque joined the 17th Congress of the APSR in Hong Kong, 2012, to present:

Predictors of Postoperative Pulmonary Complications in Children Undergoing Cardiothoracic Surgery
Maria Niña Banque, Ma. Dulce Requiron-Sy, Maria Nerissa Atienza-De Leon, Milagros Salvani-Bautista
European Respiratory Journal Sep 2012, 40 (Suppl 56) P2429;

Carla Emille Barbon

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(Philippine General Hospital, Philippines)

APSR Travel Awardee Dr Carla Emille Barbon joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

Efficacy and safety of acetazolamide for hypercapnic respiratory failure associated with metabolic alkalosis in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: a meta-analysis of randomized trials 10.1111/resp.13206_145

Kurtis Budden

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(The University Of Newcastle, Australia)

APSR Travel Awardee Dr Kurtis Budden joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

Dietary fibre and microbial metabolites protect against cigarette smoke-induced lung pathology in mice 10.1111/resp.13206_3

Angela Burge

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(La Trobe University, Australia)

APSR Travel Awardee Dr Angela Burge joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

Home-based rehabilitation for COPD using minimal resources: an economic evaluation 10.1111/resp.13206_191

Dr Kristin V Carson

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(Queen Elizabeth Hospital/University of Adelaide, Clinical Practice Unit (Resp. Medicine), Senior Medical Research Scientist and NHMRC/cancer Australia TRIP Fellow)

TSANZ Young Investigator Dr Carson joined the 21st Congress of the APSR in Bangkok, 2016, to present:

Superiority of a Course of Varenicline Tartrate Plus Counselling, Over Counselling Alone, for Smoking Cessation: a 24-Month Randomised Controlled Trial for Inpatients

Warawut Chaiwong

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(Chiang Mai University, Thailand)

APSR Respiratory Structure and Function Assembly Awardee Dr Warawut Chaiwong joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

Agreement of commonly used prediction equations for spirometry interpretation in Thai people 10.1111/resp.13206_52

Delphine L Chen

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(Mallinckrodt Institute of Radiology, Washington University School of Medicine, USA)

ATS Young Investigator Dr Chen joined the 18th Congress of the APSR in Yokohama, 2013, to present:

PET imaging with [11C]PBR28 and [18F]FDG distinguishes macrophage from neutrophil lung inflammation
Delphine Chen, Eugene Agapov, Kiran Solingapuram, Jacquelyn Engle, Elizabeth Griffin, Steven Brody, Jason Woods, Robert Mach, Richard Pierce, Michael Holtzman
European Respiratory Journal Sep 2012, 40 (Suppl 56) P1693;

Dr Mannuel Sanchez de la Torre

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(Group of Translational Research in Respiratory Medicine, IRB Lleida. CIBERes, Departament de Ciéncies Médiques Básiques, University of Lleida, Spain)

ATS Young Investigator Dr de la Torre joined the 21st Congress of the APSR in Bangkok, 2016, to present his paper.

Sleep apnea and cardiovascular disease: Towards a precision medicine (APSR6-0841)

Mathew Eapen

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(CRE, School of Medicine, Menzies Research Insitute, Australia)

APSR Travel Awardee Dr Mathew Eapen joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

Increased upregulation of Lysosomal-Associated Membrane Protein 1 (LAMP-1) in the airway wall of COPD is associated with decreased physiological outcomes and potential role in autophagy 10.1111/resp.13206_69

Laura Cecere Feemster

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(University of Washington, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care, VA Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle Division Center of Innovation for Veteran-Centered and Value-Driven Care)

ATS Young Investigator Dr Feemster joined the 21st Congress of the APSR in Bangkok, 2016, to present:

Facilitating Adoption of COPD Evidence Based Care in Outpatient Settings (FACES)

Koji Furuuchi

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(Kurashiki Central Hospital, Japan)

Recipient of the APSR Travel Award and also the APSR Respiratory Infections (non-tuberculous) Assembly Award, Dr Koji Furuuchi joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

Risk stratification for the development of chronic pulmonary aspergillosis in patients with mycobacterium avium complex lung disease 10.1111/resp.13206_39

Luke W Garratt

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(University of Western Australia)

TSANZ Young Investigator Dr Garratt joined the 19th Congress of the APSR in Bali, 2014, to present:

Identification of MMP dysregulation in early CF - Evidence based rationale for anti-protease therapy
Garratt L W, Sutanto E N, Ling K M, Looi K, Kicic-Starcevich E, Iosifidis T, Martinovich K M, Knight D A, Stick S M, Kicic A, On behalf of Arest CF
Respirology Volume 19, Issue Supplement S3 DOI: 10.1111/resp.12416

Crestita A Gorme

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(Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Section of Pediatric Pulmonology, Philippine Heart Center, Philippines)

APSR / Peter Sly Paediatric Young Investigator Awardee Dr Crestita A Gorme joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

Bilateral and multilobar congenital pulmonary airway malformation type 2: a rare case 10.1111/resp.13207_514

Yuki Goto

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(Iizuka Hospital, Japan)

APSR Travel Awardee Dr Yuki Goto joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

A familial case of Birt-Hogg-Dube Syndrome (BHDS) complicated with bladder cancer and lung cancera case report and literature review 10.1111/resp.13206_49

Achmad Gozali

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(University of Indonesia, Indonesia)

APSR Travel Awardee Dr Achmad Gozali joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

A rare case of concomitant medullary thymoma with multidrug-resistant tuberculosis 10.1111/resp.13206_163

Sumedha Samankantha Heenagamage

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(Teaching Hospital Kandy, Sri Lanka)

APSR / Norbert Berend COPD Young Investigator Awardee Dr Sumedha Samankantha Heenagamage joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

A descriptive study regarding radiological abnormalities in a cohort of COPD patients in central Sri Lanka 10.1111/resp.13207_421

Moulid Hidayat

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(Juntendo University, Japan)

ERS Young Investigator Travel Awardee Dr Moulid Hidayat joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

Role of quiescence cancer stem cells in the gefitinib resistance in EGFR mutation-positive non-small cell lung cancer 10.1111/resp.13206_36

Alan Hsu

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(Centre for Asthma and Respiratory Disease, University of Newcastle, NSW, Australia)

TSANZ Young Investigator Dr Hsu joined the 17th Congress of the APSR in Hong Kong, 2012, to present:

Deficient Antiviral Responses to Influenza in Primary Bronchial Epithelial Cells of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
Alan Chen-Yu Hsu, Malcolm R Starkey, Irwan Hanish, Kristy Parsons, Tatt Jhong Haw, Linda J Howland, Ian Barr, James B Mahony, Paul S Foster, Darryl A Knight, Peter A Wark, and Philip M Hansbro "Targeting PI3K-p110α Suppresses Influenza Virus Infection in Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease", American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Vol. 191, No. 9 (2015), pp. 1012-1023. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201501-0188OC

Jennifer Ingram

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(Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC, USA)

ATS Young Investigator Dr Ingram joined the 17th Congress of the APSR in Hong Kong, 2012, to present:

Interleukin-13-Directed Airway Fibroblast Invasion in Asthma
Jennifer L Ingram, Molly J Huggins, Tony D Church, Dave Francisco, Rafael Firszt, Simone Degan, Paul W Noble, Denise Beaver, Mary E Sunday, Monica Kraft
ATS Journals Chapter DOI: 10.1164/ajrccm-conference.2010.181.1_MeetingAbstracts.A1072

Thomas Iosifidis

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(University of western Australia, Perth, Australia)

TSANZ Young Investigator Awardee Dr Thomas Iosifidis joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

Identifying a novel therapeutic strategy for asthma: targeting airway epithelial cell restitution 10.1111/resp.13206_195

Ryo Itotani

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(Assistant Director, Kitano Hospital, The Tazuke Kofukai Medical Research Institute, Division of Respiratory, Osaka, Japan)

JRS Young Investigator Awardee Dr Ryo Itotani joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

The efficacy and safety of carboplatin and weekly paclitaxel combination therapy for previously treated small cell lung cancer patients with interstitial lung disease 10.1111/resp.13206_178

Mirae Jang

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(Yonsei University / Wonju College of Medicine, South Korea)

APSR Environmental & Occupational Health and Epidemiology Assembly Awardee Dr Mirae Jang joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

Comparison of asbestos fiber detection methods in bal fluid and lung tissue of rat 10.1111/resp.13206_125

Anggar Jito

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(Department of Pulmonology, Indonesia)

APSR Travel Awardee Dr Anggar Jito joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

The nutritional status assessed by malnutrition screening tools in pulmonary tuberculosis and its relation to bacterial load 10.1111/resp.13206_19

Min J Joo

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(Jesse Brown VA Medical Center, USA)

ATS Young Investigator Dr Joo joined the 18th Congress of the APSR in Yokohama, 2013, to present:

Healthcare Utilization Associated with Misdiagnosis of COPD in Primary Care
Ann Bunyan, Todd A Lee, David H Au, Min J Joo
ATS Journals ajrccm-conference.2013.187.1_MeetingAbstracts.A5020

Paramita Khairan

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(Faculty of Medicine Universitas Indonesia, Indonesia)

APSR Respiratory Infections (non-tuberculous) Assembly Awardee Dr Paramita Khairan joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

Modification of CURB-65 score as mortality predictor of hospitalized pneumonia patients with comorbidity: CAR score 10.1111/resp.13206_41

Sze Shyang Kho

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(Sarawak General Hospital, Malaysia)

APSR Travel Awardee Dr Sze Shyang Kho joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

Radial probe endobronchial ultrasound (R-EBUS) guided transbronchial cryobiopsy in the diagnosis of peripheral lung mass 10.1111/resp.13207_396

Jehun Kim

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(Asan Medical Center, Seoul, South Korea)

APSR Travel Awardee Dr Jehun Kim joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

Acute exacerbation of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis by new definition: incidence, risk factors and outcome 10.1111/resp.13206_112

Charles Matthew (Matt) Kinsey

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(Assistant Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Vermont College of Medicine, USA)

ATS Young Investigator Awardee Dr Charles Matthew (Matt) Kinsey joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

Risk in high-risk populations; moving ct screening beyond the search for a potential lung cancer 10.1111/resp.13206_174

Kenji Kobayashi

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(Division of Respiratory Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, Jikei University School of Medicine, Japan)

JRS Young Investigator Dr Kobayashi joined the 18th Congress of the APSR in Yokohama, 2013, to present:

Mechanisms of Autophagic Regulation of Myofibroblast Differentiation in Ipf Pathogenesis.
Kobayashi K, Araya J, Minagawa S, Hara H, Saito N, Kadota T, Sato N, Yoshida M, Tsubouchi K, Kurita Y, Ito S, Fujita Y, Takasaka N, Utsumi H, Yanagisawa H, Hashimoto M, Wakui H, Kojima J, Shimizu K, Numata T, Kawaishi M, Kaneko Y, Asano H, Yamashita M, Odaka M, Morikawa T, Nakayama K, Kuwano K
PubMed DOI: 10.4049/jimmunol.1600265

Ho-chang Kuo

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(Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital, Taiwan)

APSR Travel Awardee Dr Ho-chang Kuo joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

Peanut sensitivity and allergic rhinitis at 6 years of age are associated with increased symptoms of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and oppositional defiant disorder later in life 10.1111/resp.13206_129

Edmund M T Lau

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(Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Australia)

TSANZ Young Investigator Dr Lau joined the 18th Congress of the APSR in Yokohama, 2013, to present:

Novel Noninvasive Techniques for Assessing Dynamic Pulmonary Vascular Function
Edmund M Lau, Elizabeth A Bailey, Shareen K Jaijee, Tamera J Corte, Lisa Simmons, Paul J Torzillo, Dale L Bailey and David S Celermajer
American Heart Association Circulation. 2012;126:A17786,

Jing Li

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(School of Medical Graduate, Fudan University, China)

APSR Young Investigator Dr Jing Li joined the ATS International Conference in Denver, 2015, to present:

Human Bone Marrow-Derived Mesenchymal Stem Cells Enhance Autophagy via PI3K/AKT Signaling to Reduce the Severity of Ischemia/Reperfusion-Induced Lung Injury
Jing Li, Jian Zhou, Chunxue Bai
ATS Journals ajrccm-conference.2015.191.1_MeetingAbstracts.A2064

Wen-Yang Li

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(The First Hospital of China Medical University, China)

APSR / Paul Zimmerman Physiology Young Investigator Awardee Dr Wen-Yang Li joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

Assessment of soft palate muscle fatigue and its effect on velopharyngeal upper airway dynamics 10.1111/resp.13206_91

Kevin Looi

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(School of Paediatrics and Child Health, University of Western Australia)

ERS Young Investigator Dr Looi joined the 18th Congress of the APSR in Yokohama, 2013, to present:

Human Rhinovirus Infection of Asthmatic Airway Epithelial Cells Causes Tight Junction Disassembly Resulting in Increased Permeability
Kevin Looi, Alex Larcombe, Graeme Zosky, Paul Rigby, Darryl A Knight, Stephen M Stick, Anthony Kicic
18th Congress of the APSR - abstract book DOI: 10.1111/resp.12183_9

Jiaying Luo

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(Guangzhou Medical University, China)

ERS Young Investigator Dr Luo joined the 19th Congress of the APSR in Bali, 2014, to present:

The relationship between environment and the prevalence of allergy rhinitis in pre-school children in Guangzhou City
L Jiaying, H Huimin, Z Manning, W Nili, S Baoqing
European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology
Respirology Volume 19, Issue Supplement S3 DOI: 10.1111/resp.12416

Jiaying Luo

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(State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Disease / National Clinical Research Center for Respiratory Diseases, China)

APSR Travel Awardee Dr Jiaying Luo joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

The application of sigE/sigG4 and ifn-y in infantile allergy march 10.1111/resp.13206_128

Suguru Majima

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(Nagoya University Graduate School of Medicine, Japan)

APSR Respiratory Structure and Function Assembly Awardee Dr Suguru Majima joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

Measurement of airway dimensions by 3-D CT in inflammatory bowel disease patients. 10.1111/resp.13206_54

Deebya Raj Mishra

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(BP Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Dharan, Nepal)

ERS Young Investigator Dr Mishra joined the 18th Congress of the APSR in Yokohama, 2013, to present:

Study of Incidence, Outcome and Antibiotic Sensitivity Pattern of Ventilator Associated Pneumonia in ICU of Tertiary Care Hospital In Nepal
Deebya Raj Mishra
European Respiratory Journal Sep 2013, 42 (Suppl 57) P2744;

Deebya Raj Mishra

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(B P Koirala Institute of Health Sciences, Nepal)

APSR Travel Awardee Dr Deebya Raj Mishra joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

Study of diagnostic utility of Xpert MTB/RIF test on pleural fluid in the evaluation of patients presenting with pleural tuberculosis in nepal 10.1111/resp.13206_73

Alicia Mitchell

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(St Vincent's Hospital, Australia)

APSR Travel Awardee Dr Alicia Mitchell joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

A single centre, prospective, longitudinal study of the human respiratory virome after lung transplantation 10.1111/resp.13206_79

Mohammad Ashkan Moslehi

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(Shiraz University of Medical Sciences, Iran)

APSR Travel Awardee Dr Mohammad Ashkan Moslehi joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

Cryotherapy: new concept in pediatric airway disorders 10.1111/resp.13206_61

Jason Aboudi Mouabbi

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(St. John Hospital and Medical Center, Detroit, Michigan, USA)

CHEST Young Investigator Awardee Dr Jason Aboudi Mouabbi joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

Neutrophil-to-Lymphocyte Ratio (NLR) and Platelet-to-Lymphocyte Ratio (PLR) as predictive markers 10.1111/resp.13206_186

Jun-Pyo Myong

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(Department of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, Seoul St. Mary's Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea)

APSR Young Investigator Dr Myong joined the 19th Congress of the APSR in Bali, 2014, to present:

The association between occupational and environmental asbestos exposure and asbestosis in Korea-Asbestos Health Damage Relief System
Jun-Pyo Myong, Hyoung-Ryoul Kim, Jeung Sook Kim, Soon-Hee Jung
19th Congress of the APSR – Poster Presentation – Environmental & Occupational Health and Epidemiology
Respirology (pages 139–145) DOI: 10.1111/resp.12417_8

Hiroshi Nakano

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(Department of Cardiology, Pulmonology, and Nephrology, Yamagata University School of Medicine, Yamagata, Japan)

APSR Young Investigator Dr Nakano joined the ERS 2016 Congress in London, UK, to present:

E-selectin as a prognostic factor of patients who hospitalized for respiratory inflammation diseases; a single institutional study
Masamichi Sato, Yoko Shibata, Sumito Inoue, Akira Igarashi, Yoshikane Tokairin, Tomomi Kimura, Keiko Yamauchi, Takako Nemoto, Kento Sato, Hiroshi Nakano, Takahito Yagihashi and Isao Kubota
ERS Education Eur Respir J 2016; 48: Suppl. 60, 628

Damith Nandadeva

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(Department of Physiology, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka)

ERS Young Investigator Dr Nandadeva joined the 17th Congress of the APSR in Hong Kong, 2012, to present:

Unilateral Diaphragmatic Paralysis: How Far to Investigate?
D Nandadeva, D Madegedara, D Yasaratne, N Dissanayake, V Weerasinghe
(2012) Clinical Respiratory Medicine. Respirology, 17: 55–60.
doi:10.1111/j.1440-1843.2012.02292.x

Denis Naumov

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(Far Eastern Scientific Center of Physiology and Pathology of Respiration)

APSR Travel Awardee Dr Denis Naumov joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

Evidence of association between GABBR2 gene polymorphism and obstructive sleep apnea syndrome in asthma patients 10.1111/resp.13206_87

Peter Noble

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(Centre for Neonatal Research and Education, School of Women's and Infants' Health, University of Western Australia; School of Biomedical, Biomolecular and Chemical Sciences, University of Western Australia)

APSR Young Investigator Dr Noble joined the ATS International Conference in Philadelphia, 2013, to present:

The Asthmatic Airway In Vitro: Narrowing, Compliance and Bronchodilatory Response to Deep Inspiration
Peter B Noble, Robyn L Jones, Alvenia Cairncross,Howard W Mitchell, Alan L James, Peter K McFawn
ATS Journals DOI: 10.1164/ajrccm-conference.2012.185.1_MeetingAbstracts.A268910.1164/

Fariz Nurwidya

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(Department of Pulmonology and Respiratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Universitas Indonesia, Persahabatan Hospital, Jakarta, Indonesia)

APSR Young Investigator Dr Nurwidya joined the 18th Congress of the APSR in Yokohama, 2013, to present:

Knockdown of Zinc Finger E-Box Binding Homeobox1 (Zeb1) Reduces Stem Cells Characteristic of Gefitinib-Resistant-Persisters of Pc9 Cells
Fariz Nurwidya, Fumiyuki Takahashi, Akiko Murakami, Isao Kobayashi, Motoyasu Kato, Takehito Shukuya, Ryo Ko, Shigehiro Yagishita, Ryo Koyama, Keiko Muraki, Motomi Takahashi, Naoko Shimada, Kazuhisa Takahashi
Respirology Volume 18, Issue Supplement S4 DOI: 10.1111/resp.12183

Fariz Nurwidya

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(Department of Pulmonology and Respiratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Universitas Indonesia, Persahabatan Hospital, Jakarta, Indonesia)

ERS Young Investigator Dr Nurwidya joined the 21st Congress of the APSR in Bangkok, 2016, to present:

Knockdown of OCT4 Reverses Epithelial-Mesenchymal Transition Induced by Insulin-Like Growth Factor 1 In Lung Cancer

Fariz Nurwidya

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(Department of Pulmonology and Respiratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine Universitas Indonesia, Persahabatan Hospital, Jakarta, Indonesia)

APSR Travel Awardee Dr Fariz Nurwidya joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

The role of zinc finger e-box binding homeobox 1 in the hypoxia-induced CD133 upregulation and self-renewal capacity in non-small cell lung cancer 10.1111/resp.13206_25

Miku Oda

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(Kyorin University School of Medicine, Japan)

APSR Travel Awardee Dr Miku Oda joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

Evaluation for the therapeutic response by using a quantitative computed tomographic method in pulmonary alveolar proteinosis 10.1111/resp.13206_206

Chih-Ying Ou

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(National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Dou-Liou, Yunlin, Taiwan)

APSR 2016 Fukuchi Award winner for the paper Genetic variants of pulmonary SP-D predict disease outcome of COPD in a Chinese population

Dr Ou has been working in the Division of Chest Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, Taiwan as an attending physician since 2009 after getting her Board of Chest Medicine. In 2013, she graduated from the Institute of Clinical Medicine, National Cheng Kung University, Taiwan with a master's degree. She cooperated with Professor Wang Jiu-Yao, who is the head of Allergy & Clinical Immunology Research Center, National Cheng Kung University and devoted her research career to immunology in respiratory medicine, particularly in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and pulmonary tuberculosis. She also participated as co-Principal Investigator in several clinical trials on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, which were initiated from Professor Hsiue Tzuen-Ren, a vice president in National Cheng Kung University Hospital.

Dr Ou and her colleagues were awarded the 2016 Fukuchi Award for the best original research paper published in Respirology during 2015. The paper was selected by an international expert panel comprising of Prof Antonio Anzueto (University of Texas, San Antonio, USA), Prof John Mastronarde (Ohio State University, Columbus, USA), Prof Chunxue Bai (APSR Research Committee, Shanghai, China), Prof Albert Li (Prince of Wales Hospital, Hong Kong) and Dr Christina Spengler (ETH Zurich, Switzerland), Philip Bardin (Monash University, Melbourne, Australia) and chaired by Prof Michael Niederman (Stony Brook University, New York, USA). The panel ranked the papers published in 2015 for novelty, importance, methodology, clarity and overall quality. A consensus about the best original research paper was then obtained through a rigorous judging system.

Genetic variants of pulmonary SP-D predict disease outcome of COPD in a Chinese population
Ou C-Y, Chen C-Z, Hsiue T-R, Lin S-H and Wang J-Y
Respirology, 20: 296–303. doi:10.1111/resp.12427

Melissa Preissner

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(Monash University, Australia)

Recipient of the APSR Travel Award and also the APSR Respiratory Structure and Function Assembly Award, Dr Melissa Preissner joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

High speed, high resolution in vivo dynamic lung imaging using a laboratory X-ray source to measure regional lung function and pulmonary vasculature 10.1111/resp.13206_55

Chu Qin

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(Wuxi People's Hospital Affiliated To Nanjing Medical University, China)

APSR Travel Awardee Dr Chu Qin joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

The role of cIAP2 in avian influenza a (H7N9) induced acute lung injury through inducing RIPK1/3 -dependent necroptosis 10.1111/resp.13206_146

Ling Qin

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(Central South University / Univeristy of Newcastle, Australia)

APSR Travel Awardee Dr Ling Qin joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

Aging related dna methylation in peripheral blood of smokers and patients with COPD 10.1111/resp.13206_67

Mamunur Rashid

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(National Institute of Diseases of Chest and Hospital, Mohakhali, Dhaka, Bangladesh)

APSR Young Investigator Dr Rashid joined the 18th Congress of the APSR in Yokohama, 2013, to present:

Clinical and Laboratory Profiles and Outcomes of Critically Ill Chest Disease Patients in a Tertiary Care Chest Hospital
Mamunur Rashid, Asfia Niger, Rashidul Hassan
Respirology Volume 18, Issue Supplement S4 DOI: 10.1111/resp.12183

Katherine Rivera-Spoljaric

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(Washington University School of Medicine, USA)

ATS Young Investigator Dr Rivera-Spoljaric joined the 19th Congress of the APSR in Bali, 2014, to present:

Identifying early signs and symptoms of impending asthma exacerbations in children
Katherine Rivera-Spoljaric
Respirology Volume 19, Issue Supplement S3 DOI: 10.1111/resp.12416

Nayuta Saito

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(Divison of Respiratory Diseases, Department of Internal Medicine, The Jikei University School of Medicine - Tokyo)

APSR Young Investigator Dr Saito joined the ERS 2017 Congress in Milan, Italy, to present:

Role of lamin B1 in COPD pathogenesis

Rebecca E Sell

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(University of California, San Diego, USA)

ATS Young Investigator Dr Sell joined the 19th Congress of the APSR in Bali, 2014, to present:

Difference in outcomes between senior physician and medicine resident LED code blues
Sell R E, Chappell R, Davis D P
Respirology Volume 19, Issue Supplement S3 DOI: 10.1111/resp.12416

Rebecca A Shilling

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(Center for Immunobiology, Walther Hall, Indiana University School of Medicine, Indianapolis, IN, USA)

ATS Young Investigator Dr Shilling joined the 17th Congress of the APSR in Hong Kong, 2012, to present:

T cells Reject the Lung: Lessons from a Mouse Orthotopic Lung Transplant Model
Q Wu, P Gupta, H Suzuki, S Wagner, L Fan, D S Wilkes, R A Shilling
Respirology Volume 17, Issue Supplement S2 DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1843.2012

Peter Sottile

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(Assistant Professor at the University of Colorado, USA)

ATS Young Investigator Awardee Dr Peter Sottile joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

Ventilatory dyssynchrony in mechanically ventilatedpatients: is it a problem? 10.1111/resp.13206_144

Erina Tabata

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(Department od Respiratory Medicine, Kanagawa Cardiovascular and Respiratory Center, Kanagawa, Japan)

JRS Young Investigator Awardee Dr Erina Tabata joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

Long-term clinical course of unclassifiable idiopathic interstitial pneumonia diagnosed by surgical lung biopsy 10.1111/resp.13206_208

Aizhamal Tabyshova

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(National Center of Cardiology and Internal Therapy named after M.Mirrakhimov - Bishkek (Kyrgyzstan))

APSR Young Investigator Dr Tabyshova joined the ERS 2017 Congress in Milan, Italy, to present:

Indoor air pollution and respiratory symptoms, and pneumonia in highland children in Kyrgyzstan

ERS Education 10.1183/13993003.congress-2016.PA1276

Ryo Teramachi

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(Tosei General Hospital, Aichi, Japan)

JRS Young Investigator Dr Teramachi joined the 18th Congress of the APSR in Yokohama, 2013, to present:

One Year Changes of Pulmonary Artery Pressure in Interstitial Lung Disease
Ryo Teramachi, Hiroyuki Taniguchi, Yasuhiro Kondoh, Tomoki Kimura, Kensuke Kataoka, Toshiaki Matsuda, Toshiki Yokoyama
Respirology Volume 18, Issue Supplement S4 DOI: 10.1111/resp.12183

Ming-Ju Tsai

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(Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Department of Internal Medicine, Kaohsiung Medical University Hospital)

APSR Young Investigator Dr Ming-Ju Tsai joined the ATS International Conference in San Francisco, 2016, to present:

The Role of Acyl-CoA Thioesterase Gene Family in Lung Adenocarcinoma
Ming-Ju Tsai, Meng-Chi Yen, Shyh-Ren Chiang, Jen-Yu Hung, Ming-Shyan Huang, Ya-Ling Hsu
ATS Journals ajrccm-conference.2016.193.1_MeetingAbstracts.A2567

Hironobu Tsubouchi

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(University of Miyazaki, Japan)

APSR Travel Awardee Dr Hironobu Tsubouchi joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

Ghrelin protects against airway eosinophilic inflammation in asthma 10.1111/resp.13206_134

Dian Prastiti Utami

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(Universitas Indonesia-Persahabatan Hospital, Indonesia)

ERS Young Investigator Awardee Dr Dian Prastiti Utami joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

Recurrent pyopneumothorax in multi drug resistant tuberculosis patient: a case report 10.1111/resp.13206_21

Joanne Van der Velden

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(Department of Pharmacology, University of Melbourne. Parkville, VIC 3010, Australia)

TSANZ Young Investigator Dr Van der Veldenv joined the 17th Congress of the APSR in Hong Kong, 2012, to present:

Kca3.1 Blockade Improves Lung Function and Retards Allergen-induced Increases in Mast Cell Density in a Sheep Model of Chronic Asthma
J Van Der Velden, D Barker, G Barcham, E Koumoundouros, H Wulff, Neil Castle, P Bradding, K Snibson
Respirology Volume 17, Issue Supplement S2 DOI: 10.1111/j.1440-1843.2012

Trang Vu

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(Bach Mai Hospital, Vietnam)

APSR Travel Awardee Dr Trang Vu joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

Clinical, laboratory features and outcome of community-acquired pneumonia in alcoholic patients in Respiratory Center, Bach Mai Hospital 10.1111/resp.13206_38

Kimberley Wang

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(Telethon Kids Institute, Western Australia, 6008)

APSR Young Investigator Dr Wang joined the ERS 2016 Congress in London, UK, to present:

Effect of prenatal hypoxia-induced growth restriction on lung structure in adult rats
Kimberley C Wang, Jude S Morton, Sandra T Davidge, Alexander N Larcombe, Alan L James, Peter B Noble
ERS Education International Congress London 2016

Tingting Xu

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(Southern Medical University, China)

APSR Travel Awardee Dr Tingting Xu joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

Obesity is an independent risk factor for obstructive sleep apnea in children 10.1111/resp.13206_99

Yasuhiko Yamano

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(Tosei General Hospital, Aichi, Japan)

APSR Young Investigator Dr Yamano joined the ATS International Conference in Denver, 2015, to present:

Acute Lung Injury Pattern in Anti-ARS Antibody Positive Interstitial Pneumonia Patients.
Y Yamano, H Taniguchi, Y Kondoh, J Fukuoka, T Johko, T Tanaka, H Sumikawa, T Kimura, K Kataoka, T Matsuda, T Yokoyama
Respirology Volume 18, Issue Supplement S4 DOI: 10.1111/resp.12183

Masatsugu Yamamoto

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(James Hogg Research Centre, St. Paul's Hospital, University of British Columbia, Vancouver; Institute for HEART+LUNG Health, Vancouver; Department of Medicine, Division of Respiratory Medicine, UBC, Vancouver; Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute, Vancouver General Hospital, Vancouver)

APSR Young Investigator Dr Yamamoto joined the ATS International Conference in Philadelphia, 2013, to present:

Differentially Expressed MicroRNAs in Peripheral Blood of Asthmatics Undergoing Allergen Inhalation Challenge
Masatsugu Yamamoto, Amrit Singh, Jian Ruan, Gail M Gauvreau, Paul M O'Byrne, Chris Carlsten, J Mark FitzGerald, Louis-Philippe Boulet, Scott J Tebbutt
ATS Journals ajrccm-conference.2012.185.1_MeetingAbstracts.A4907

Dawei Yang

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(Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University)

APSR Young Investigator Dr Dawei Yang joined the ATS International Conference in San Francisco, 2016, to present:

A Preliminary Comparison Study of Bioconductance Measurement with 18FDG-PET in Evaluation CT Detected Lung Lesion Suspicious for Lung Cancer
D Yang, J Li, X Gong, R Yung, C Bai
ATS Journals ajrccm-conference.2016.193.1_MeetingAbstracts.A1292

So Young Yang

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(Chung-Ang University, Korea)

ERS Young Investigator Dr Yang joined the 19th Congress of the APSR in Bali, 2014, to present:

Associations of SRAGE and S100A12 on postoperative respiratory complications according to different two ventilation modes after laparoscopic-assisted colorectal surgery
So Young Yang, Hyun Kang, Chong Wha Baek, Young Cheol Woo, Yong Hun Jung, Seong Deok Kim
Respirology Volume 19, Issue Supplement S3 DOI: 10.1111/resp.12416

Tian Yang

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(Xi'an Jiaotong University, College of Medicine, Xi'an, Shaanxi, China)

APSR Young Investigator Dr Yang joined the 19th Congress of the APSR in Bali, 2014, to present:

MIR-15A induces cell apoptosis and inhibits metastasis by targeting BCL2L2 in non small cell lung cancer
Tian Yang, Asmitananda Thakur, Tianjun Chen, Li Yang, Gao Lei, Yiqian Liang, Shuo Zhang, Mingwei Chen
Respirology Volume 19, Issue Supplement S3 DOI: 10.1111/resp.12416

Akihiro Yoshimura

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(Department Of Respiratory Medicine, Japanese Red Cross Kyoto Daiichi Hospital, Japan)

APSR Travel Awardee Dr Akihiro Yoshimura joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

Serum CEA and CYFRA responses as prognostic factors in advanced non-small cell lung cancer patients 10.1111/resp.13206_176

Zewei Zhou

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(Southeast University, China)

APSR Environmental & Occupational Health and Epidemiology Assembly Awardee Dr Zewei Zhou joined the 22nd Congress of the APSR in Sydney, 2017, to present:

Circular RNA mediates silica-induced macrophage activation via HECTD1 dependent ubiquitination 10.1111/resp.13206_126