Interdisciplinary Workshop Presentations

Marty Solomon, M.D., Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine
"Methods to interrogate mechanisms of altered ciliary dynamics and mucus transport"

Michael Stalvey, M.D., Pediatrics - Endocrinology
"Pathogenesis and mortality of CFRD: yesterday, today and tomorrow"

Namasivayam Ambalavanan, M.D., Pediatrics - Neonatology
"Normal and abnormal lung development and its relevance to adult lung diseases"

Tamas Jilling, M.D., Pediatrics - Neonatology
"Why would you want to study the rold of platelet-activating factor (PAF) in CF pathogenesis?"

Vedrana Bali, M.D., Ph.D., Cellular, Developmental & Integrative Biology
"Synonymous but not the same. A synonymous codon change alters ΔF508 CFTR corrector sensitivity"

Kathryn Oliver, Ph.D. Candidate (Mentor: Eric J. Sorscher)
"Ribosomal P Stalk pertubation rescues F508del CFTR maturational arrest"

Zhengrong (Wendy) Yang, Ph.D., Center for Biophysical Sciences/Engineering
"Interactions and cooperativity between P-glycoprotein structual domains determined by thermal unfolding"

Rui-Ming Liu, M.D., Ph.D., Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine
"Therapeutic potential of a small molecular PAI-1 inhiibitor for chronic asthma"

James Collawn, Ph.D., Cellular, Developmental, & Integrative Biology
"Regulation of hypoxia-inducible factor 1alpha expression by miR-429 in human endothelial cells"

Veena Antony, M.D., Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine
"Environmental exposure to Cadmium and the development of COPD"

Brad Woodworth, M.D., Surgery - Otolaryngology
"LPS-mediated acquired CFTR dysfunction in chronic sinusitis"

Steve Rowe, M.D., Director, CF Research Center
"State of the Center"
J. Michael Wells, M.D., Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine
"Translational and Clinical Approaches to Pulmonary Hypertension in Cystic Fibrosis"

Michael Stalvey, M.D., Pediatrics - Endocrinology
"Understanding Growth and Bone Metabolism in CF"

Stephen G. Aller, Ph.D., Pharmacology & Toxicology
"Pharmacophores of CFTR Modulators for In Situ Click Chemistry"

Sigrid Ladores, Ph.d., Assistant Professor, UAB School of Nursing
"Female Fertility in the Age of New CFTR-Modulating Drugs"