Cystic Fibrosis Seminar Presentations by Year

Hitendra S. Chand, Ph.D., Associate Staff Scientist, Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute & Asst. Professor, Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of New Mexico School of Medicine
"Role of Hyperplastic Epithelial Cells in Chronic Airway Diseases"
Michael J. Noto, M.D., Ph.D., Fellow, Vanderbilt University - Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine
"Toward Immunotherapeutics for the Treatment of Bacterial Pneumonia"

John J. Brewington, M.D., Clinical Fellow, Cincinnati Children's Hospital - Pulmonary Medicine
"Bedside-to-Bench Theratype Studies in Cystic Fibrosis"

Elizabeth L. Kramer, M.D., Ph.D., Clinical Fellow, Cincinnati Children's Hospital - Pulmonary Medicine
"Pulmonary Administration of TGF-beta Downregulates CFTR and Causes Goblet Cell Hyperplasia: A  Potential Modifier of Cystic Fibrosis Disease"

Nicholas W. Keiser, Ph.D., Associate Professor, University of Iowa, Carver College of Medicine - Department of Anatomy and Cell Biology
"Innate Immunity and Inflammation in the Cystic Fibrosis Ferret Lung"

Garry Cutting, M.D., Professor, Johns Hopkins University - Medical Genetics
"Functional Analysis of CFTR Variants"

Dave Nichols, M.D., Assoc. Professor, University of Colorado - Pediatrics
"Inhaled Antibiotics and Chronic Macrolide Therapy: Cause for Concern?"

Ren-Jay Shei, Postdoctoral Candidate, Indiana University - School of Public Health
"Training the Respiratory Muscles - A useful intervention, or full of hot air?"

Joshua Chandler, Ph.D., Emory University
"Targeting Neutrophil Oxidants in Lung Disease Pathogenesis; From Biochemsitry to Multi-Omics Approaches"

Douglas M Cyr, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Cell Biology & Physiology Chair, Institutional Biological Safety Committee Marsico Lung Institute University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
"Roles for Hsp70 in Cellular Homeostasis and Protein Misfolding Diseases"

Mohan Sopori, Ph.D., Director, Immunology Program at Lovelace Respiratory Research Institute
"Cigarette Smoke, Nicotinic Receptors, and Lung Diseases"
Drucy Borowitz, M.D., Professor of Clinical Pediatrics, Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences of the University at Buffalo
"Bicarbonate at the key to Cystic Fibrosis Pathophysiology"

Gunnar Hansson, M.D., Ph.D., Professor, Mucin Biology Groups, Department of Medical Biochemistry, Unversity of Gothenburg, Sweden
"The Mucus System of Lung and Intestine—Both Keep Bacteria at a Distance"