2013 Session Titles

The ATS International Conference Program offers the latest in pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine for ATS members and other physicians, scientists and healthcare professionals.

Following are lists of postgraduate courses, scientific symposia, track sessions, seminars and workshops offered at ATS 2013 Philadelphia. Please search the online itinerary for more information on these courses, including speakers.

FRIDAY, MAY 17

POSTGRADUATE COURSES

8:00 am – 4:00 pm

PG1

Incorporating Ultrasound And Echocardiography Into ICU Practice

PG2

ICU Monitoring

PG3

Clinical Applications Of Novel Diagnostics And Biomarkers For Management Of Respiratory And Critical Illness

PG4

Pulmonary Care Of Children With Neuromuscular Disease

PG5

Modeling Human Lung Disease: A Toolbox For Meaningful Measurements

PG6

Technological Advances In Clinical Outpatient Sleep Medicine

PG7

Pediatric Respiratory Physiology: What’s Right And When It Goes Wrong

PG8

Under Pressure: The Right Ventricle In Health, Exercise, And Disease

SATURDAY, MAY 18

POSTGRADUATE COURSES

8:00 am – 4:00 pm

PG9

Update In Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Management

PG10

An Update On The Diagnosis And Management Of Interstitial Lung Disease

PG11

Managing Cystic Fibrosis In 2013: The Era Of Genomic Medicine

PG12

Evolving Concepts In Lung Transplantation

PG13

Update In Thoracic Imaging

PG14

Pleural Disorders

PG15

Lung Cancer: State Of The Art In 2013

PG16

Lung Innate Immunity: The Frontlines Of Host Defense

PG17

The Cellular Foundation Of Pediatric Respiratory Disease

PG18

Pulmonary Hypertension: From Bench To Bedside

PG19

Key Concepts And Advances In Practical Pulmonary Rehabilitation

PG20

Respiratory Physiology Master Class

PG21

Measures Of Sleep Disordered Breathing Severity And Health-Related Outcomes

PG22

Building Effective Teams And Implementing Change: Things We Need To Know And Should Have Learned A Long Time Ago

PG23

Building Blocks Of Quality Improvement: Practical Tools For The Clinician

PG24

Pulmonary And Critical Care Review: Built Around 2012 ABIM Modules

PG25

Bronchoscopy Course And Workshop

WN1

Respiratory Nursing Skills Update

SUNDAY, MAY 19

PEDIATRIC CLINICAL CORE CURRICULUM

6:45 am – 7:45 am

PCC1

Pediatric Asthma

CLINICAL CORE CURRICULUM

7:00 am – 8:30 am

CC1

Pulmonary Clinical Core Curriculum

YEAR IN REVIEW

8:45 am – 10:45 am

A1

Clinical Year In Review 1

CLINICAL TOPICS IN PULMONARY MEDICINE

8:15 am – 10:45 am

A2

Current Controversies In Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Treatment

A3

Fellows Case Conference

CRITICAL CARE TRACK

8:15 am – 10:45 am

A4

Improving ICU Decision Making At The End Of Life: Cutting Edge Strategies

SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIA

8:15 am – 10:45 am

A5

Science Core: A Hitchhiker’s Guide To Mechanobiology: How Matrix-Cytoskeleton Interactions Drive Cell Behavior

A6

Right Ventricular Metabolic Shift And Ischemia In Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

A7

Hospital Readmissions: The Next Challenge In Pulmonary Medicine Practice

A8

Environmental Change And Global Public Health

A9

A Top-Down View: Integrating Epidemiologic, Clinical, And Basic Perspectives On Pneumococcal Pneumonia

A10

Applying Novel Models And Mechanistic Approaches To Pediatric Respiratory Disease

A11

Nocturnal Non-Invasive Ventilation: Theory, Evidence, And Current Best Practice

A12 Severe Asthma: Grading The Current Evidence And Planning For The Future

A13

COPD Self-Management: Do We Really Know What To Do?

ORAL AND POSTER PRESENTATIONS OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND CASE REPORTS

MINI SYMPOSIA

8:15 am – 10:45 am

A14

Interleukin-33: A Pivotal Mediator For Crosstalk Between Innate And Adaptive Inflammatory Responses In The Lung

A15

Sepsis Pathogenesis: New Insights For A New Paradigm?

A16

Tuberculosis: Host Defense

A17

Novel Therapeutic Targets In Pulmonary Hypertension

A18

ATS’s Next Top Model Of Lung Cancer

A19 Understanding Ventilation Distribution In Airways Disease

A20

Late Breaking Abstracts In Results For Rehabilitation, Weaning, And Home Care

POSTER DISCUSSION SESSIONS

A21

New Insights Into Sarcoidosis And An Update On World Trade Center-Related Lung Disease

A22

Interstitial Lung Disease: Evaluation And Pathobiology

A23

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Pathogenesis

A24

Ventilating The Injured Lung: No Free Lunch

A25

The Changing Face Of Pneumonia And Its Management

A26

Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis

A27

Smoke Signals On Pulmonary Cells

A28

Epigenetics

A29 Advances In Understanding The Pathogenesis Of Acute Lung Injury

A30

Late Breaking Abstracts In Respiratory Infections

ORAL AND POSTER PRESENTATIONS OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND CASE REPORTS

THEMATIC POSTER SESSIONS

8:15 am – 4:30 pm

A31

Airway Remodeling In Asthma

A32

New Insights Into Asthma Therapy

A33

New Frontiers In Lung Transplantation And Rejection

A34

What Is New In Rhinitis And Sinusitis?

A35

New Insights Into Infections And Sepsis: From Animal Models To Clinical Applications

A36

Diagnostic And Epidemiologic Aspects Of Asthma

A37

Cough: Sensitivity, Measurement And Treatment

A38

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Exercise

A39

Sarcoidosis: Biomarkers And Comorbidities

A40

Interventional Pulmonology and Bronchoscopy

A41

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Exacerbations: Epidemiology, Pathogenesis And Implications

A42

Interstitial Lung Disease: Epidemiology, Evaluation And Pathogenesis

A43

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Treatment: Novel Agents And Safety Studies

A44

Biomarkers In Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

A45

Diagnostic Techniques, Monitoring And Technology

A46

ICU Outcomes

A47

Asthma: Occupational And Environmental Factors

A48

Tuberculosis In Vulnerable And Special Populations

A49

Community Acquired Pneumonia And Healthcare-Associated Pneumonia: Treatment And Outcomes

A50

Advances In Understanding Of Infectious Immunology In Viral Diseases

A51

Pulmonary Vascular Proliferation And Permeability

A52

Mechanisms Of Pulmonary Vascular Disease

A53

Evaluation Of Pediatric Respiratory Function

A54

Pulmonary Rehabilitation: Exercise Training And Outcomes

A55

Pulmonary Rehabilitation: Non-Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease And Organization Of Care

A56

Airway Cell Signaling And Function In Health And Disease

A57

What Can We Learn From Animal Models Of Lung Fibrosis?

A58

Ion And Fluid Transport In The Lungs

A59

Stem And Progenitor Cells: Promising Future Strategies In Repair

A60

Assessing Pulmonary Function: Airways, Mechanics, And Gas Exchange

A61

Modeling Lung Structure And Function

A62

Lung Tissue Remodeling: Airways And Parenchyma

A63

Advances In Lymphangioleiomyomatosis And Tuberous Sclerosis: Bench To Bedside

A64

Pulmonary And Non-Pulmonary Sleep Disorders

WORKSHOPS

11:30 am – 1:00 pm

WS1

Diagnostic Approach To The Peripheral Lung Nodule

WS2

Prioritizing For Academic Success

SESSIONS BY OTHER ORGANIZATIONS

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

L1

National Institute Of Nursing Research And Other Research Funding Opportunities: A Roundtable Discussion

L2

Soy Isoflavones In Asthma (SOYA) And Asthma And Nasal Steroids (STAN)

L4

Integrating Emergency Care Into Critical Care And Pulmonary Research

L5

TB Systems Biology: Studying Mechanisms Of Latency And Reactivation

L6

Update On The NHLBI-Sponsored Long-Term Oxygen Treatment Trial (LOTT)

L7

Hispanic Community Health Study (HCHS): Novel Discoveries Of Sleep Health Disparities And Cardiometabolic Disease

L8

Subpopulations And Intermediate Outcome Measures In Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (SPIROMICS)

MEET THE PROFESSOR SEMINARS

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

MP401

Management Of Difficult Asthma

MP402

ILD Evaluation: Detecting Occult Connective Tissue Disease

MP403

Pulmonary Non-Tuberculous Mycobacterial Infections: A Case-Based Approach

MP404

Diagnostic Approach To Dyspnea

MP405

Neurologic Disasters In The Medical ICU

MP406

Non-Invasive Access To The Human Lung

MP407

Antibiotics For Pneumonia: Principles Of Proper Usage

MP408

Caring For The Ventilator Dependent Child At Home: What We Have Learned In Four Decades

MP409

Pulmonary Vascular Complications Of Liver Disease

MP410

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Using Telehealth

MP411

Novel Acquired Resistance Of Molecular-Targeted Therapy For Lung Cancer

MP412

Clinical Course And Prediction Of Survival In Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

MP413

Diaphragm EMG: Current Concepts

MP414

Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome: International Perspective On Pathophysiology And Treatment Strategies

THEMATIC SEMINAR SERIES

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

TSS1

Integrated Interstitial Lung Disease Care Part 1: Multidisciplinary Management of IPF: A Practical Approach to Applying the Lessons We Have Learned

YEAR IN REVIEW

2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

A81

Nursing Year In Review

CLINICAL TOPICS IN PULMONARY MEDICINE

2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

A82

Clinical Challenges In Lung Cancer: Practicing With Limited Evidence

A83

Great Cases: Clinical, Radiologic And Pathologic Correlations By Master Clinicians

CRITICAL CARE TRACK

2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

A84

Sepsis Therapeutics And Clinical Trials: What Went Wrong?

SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIA

2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

A85

Science Core: Methods To Study Lung Injury And Repair

A86

Mitochondria And Their Genome: More Than Just A Powerhouse

A87

How To Interpret The Minimal Important Difference In Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Clinical Trials

A88

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease In Non-Smokers: The Trojan Horse In A Global Troy

A89

Beyond The EPR 3/GINA Guidelines: Incorporating The Results Of Recent Pediatric Asthma Trials Into Clinical Care

A90

When Conventional Drugs Aren’t Enough: Enhancing The Immune System In Pulmonary Infections

A91 Therapeutic Strategies In Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: Debates Between Bench And Bedside: A Pro-Con Debate

A92

Imagining The Future Together. The NHLBI At 75: Partner In Stewardship In The Public Interest

ORAL AND POSTER PRESENTATIONS OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND CASE REPORTS

MINI SYMPOSIA

2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

A93

Novel Insights Into Eosinophil Function And Contribution To Airway Disease

A94

Therapeutic And Diagnostic Advances In Cystic Fibrosis

A95

Occupational Lung Disease From Agriculture To Afghanistan

A96

A Tale Of Two Rare Lung Diseases In Pediatrics: Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia And Pulmonary Hypertension

A97

The Role Of MicroRNAs In Pulmonary Vascular Disease

A98

Pathophysiologic Mechanisms In Acute Lung Injury

A99

Sleep Disordered Breathing: Diagnostic And Therapeutic Approaches

POSTER DISCUSSION SESSIONS

A101

Genetics And Genomics Of Asthma And Lung Function

A102

Dollars And Sense: Identifying The Costs, Utilization And Burden Of Respiratory Disease Management

A103

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Exacerbations: Infectious Mechanisms

A104

Lung Transplantation: Clinical And Translational Advances

A105

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Risk Factors, Biomarkers, And A New Definition

A106

Interesting Pediatric Cases

A107

Pulmonary Hypertension Associated With Hypoxia And Paranchymal Lung Disease

A108

Airway Smooth Muscle: New Ways To Relax And Behave

A109

Sleep Disordered Breathing: Cardiovascular, Metabolic, And Neurocognitive Outcomes

MONDAY, MAY 20

SUNRISE SEMINARS

7:00 am – 8:00 am

SS101

Gender Differences In Asthma

SS102

Mass Critical Care: Preparing Your ICU

SS103

Advances In Lung Transplant

SS104

Caring For The Critical Illness Survivor

SS105

Advances In Malignant Pleural Mesothelioma

SS106

Clinical And Research Implications Of COPD As A Systemic Disease

SS107

The Role Of GERD In Rheumatologic And Non-Rheumatologic ILD

SS108

The Art Of Prognostication: Understanding The Impact Of Comorbidities On Patient Outcome

SS109

Should Every Institution Develop A Low Dose CT Lung Cancer Screening Program?

SS110

Clinical Evaluation Of Patients With Interstitial Lung Disease

SS111

Acute Kidney Injury And Renal Replacement Therapy: What’s New For Intensivists

SS112

Real-World Spirometry: Avoiding Technical Pitfalls And Choosing An Interpretation Algorithm

SS113

Pulmonary Hypertension In Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

SS114

Applying Pulmonary Rehabilitation Concepts Across The Continuum From ICU To The Outpatient

SS115

Altered Epigenetic Patterns In Pulmonary Fibrosis

SS116

Small Airway Measurements From Toddler To Old Age

SS117

Sleep Disordered Breathing In Pregnancy

PEDIATRIC CLINICAL CORE CURRICULUM

6:45 am – 7:45 am

PCC2

Interstitial Lung Disease And Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage Syndromes

THEMATIC SEMINAR SERIES

7:00 am – 8:00 am

TSS1

Integrated Interstitial Lung Disease Care Part 2: Current Management Strategies for Comorbidities in ILD

TSS2

Managing Difficult Patients With Chronic Cough Part 1: A Pro-Con Debate: Protocols for Managing Chronic Cough. Current Approach: Anatomic Diagnostic Protocol

CLINICAL CORE CURRICULUM

7:00 am – 8:30 am

CC2

Sleep Medicine Clinical Core Curriculum

YEAR IN REVIEW

8:45 am – 10:45 am

B1

Clinical Year In Review 2

CLINICAL TOPICS IN PULMONARY MEDICINE

8:15 am – 10:45 am

B2

Exacerbations Of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Current State Of Knowledge

B3

Next Generation Treatments For Lung Disease: Gene Therapy And Transplantable Scaffolds

CRITICAL CARE TRACK

8:15 am – 10:45 am

B4

Looking To The Future Of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Clinical Trials

SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIA

8:15 am – 10:45 am

B5

Science Core: Exciting Technological Advances For Understanding The Extracellular Matrix

B6

Influence Of Estrogens On The Pulmonary Circulation And Right Ventricle: From Bench To Bedside

B7

Drug And Companion Diagnostic Discovery And Development For Respiratory Disease

B8

Emerging Concepts Driving Airway Hyperresponsiveness In Asthma

B9

Surveillance, Early Detection, And Prevention of Occupational Lung Diseases

B10

Controversies In Sleep Apnea Pathophysiology: An Expert Debate

B11

Managing Difficult Infections In Cystic Fibrosis

B12 Career Development Symposium: Achieving Success In Academic Medicine During Uncertain Times

B13

“Choosing Wisely” (©ABIM Foundation Symposium): Top Ways to Reduce Low Value Care in Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine

ORAL AND POSTER PRESENTATIONS OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND CASE REPORTS

MINI SYMPOSIA

8:15 am – 10:45 am

B14

Asthma Phenotyping: Understanding Of Pathogenesis And Rationale For New Therapies

B15

What Works? Determining The Most Effective Treatments For Respiratory Diseases

B16

Improving Screening For Lung Cancer

B17

Clinical Trials In Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: Rethinking Endpoints

B18

Omics In The Lung: Proteins And Metabolism

B19

Regional Vascular Markers Of Lung Disease

B20

Sleep Disordered Breathing And Metabolism: Mechanisms, Confounders, And Outcomes

POSTER DISCUSSION SESSIONS

B21

Understanding Severe Asthma: An International Perspective And Novel Insights

B22

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Understanding The Lung And Heart Interaction

B23

Pharmacological Treatment Of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: New Developments

B24

Toxicologic Mechanisms Of Environmental Effect

B25

Tuberculosis: Infection And Immunity

B26

HIV And The Lung

B27

Patient-Reported Outcomes: Symptoms And Quality Of Life

B28

Modulators Of Asthma Severity

B29

Diagnostic And Prognostic Evaluation Of Pulmonary Vascular Disease

B30

Pulmonary Rehabilitation: Muscles And Training

ORAL AND POSTER PRESENTATIONS OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND CASE REPORTS

THEMATIC POSTER SESSIONS

8:15 am – 4:30 pm

B31

Pediatric Asthma Risk And Prevalence

B32

Advances In Asthma Therapy

B33

Asthma Mediators And Biomarkers

B34

Airway Hyperresponsiveness: Underlying Mechanisms And Clinical Implications

B35

Airway Inflammation In Asthma: Focus On Eosinophils, Mast Cells And Basophils

B36

Animal Models Of Asthma

B37

Eicosanoid Regulation Of Lung Inflammation And Disease

B38

Asthma Management: Advances In Evaluation And Therapy

B39

Neutrophils: New Insights Into Their Activation And Contribution To Lung Injury

B40

Advances In Genetics Of Lung Disease

B41

Test Your Clinical Acumen: Rare Cases In Pulmonary And Critical Care Medicine

B42

Molecular Aspects Of Innate Immunity

B43

Improving Quality In Respiratory Diseases And Critical Care

B44

Training The Next Generation: Educational Initiatives In Pulmonary And Critical Care

B45

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Diagnosis And Evaluation

B46

Rare But Fascinating: PAP, IGG4 Related Disease, Drug Related And Others

B47

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Utility Of Imaging

B48

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease And Comorbidity

B49

Progress In Connective Tissue Disease Related Interstitial Lung Disease

B50

Lung Transplantation

B51

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Questionnaires And Objective Assessments

B52

Taking It To The “House”: Great Cases In Critical Care

B53

Mechanical Ventilation

B54

Sepsis

B55

Non-Invasive Ventilation

B56

Neurocognitive And Neuromuscular Issues In The ICU

B57

Opportunities For Prevention Of Community And Workplace Disease

B58

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease And Diet Impacts On Populations And Systems

B59

Advances In Treating Tuberculosis

B60

Tuberculosis And Latent Tuberculosis Infection Diagnostics

B61

Community-Acquired Pneumonia And Healthcare-Associated Pneumonia: Epidemiology And Etiology

B62

Ventilator-Associated And Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia

B63

Genetic And Environmental Effects On Lung Growth And Development

B64

Management Of Pulmonary Hypertension

B65

Pulmonary Embolic Disease

B66

Redox And Reactive Oxygen Species In Lung And Airway Pathology

B67

Insights Into Fibrosis From Translational Studies

B68

Injury And Repair Inside The Alveolus

B69

MicroRNAs In Lung Health And Disease

B70

Sleep Disordered Breathing. Epidemiology And Outcomes: Bench To Bedside

WORKSHOPS

11:30 am – 1:00 pm

WS3

Lung Cancer Tumor Board: How Do Experts Manage Difficult Cases?

WS4

Impact Of Ultrasonography In The Management Of Cardiorespiratory Failure

SESSIONS BY OTHER ORGANIZATIONS

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

L11

Update From CDC’S TB Trials Consortium (TBTC) And TB Epidemiologic Studies Consortium

L12

Using NASA’s Satellite Remote Sensors For The Study Of The Environment And Diseases

L13

Opportunities In Childhood Asthma That You May Not Know

L14

VA Research In The Management Of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

L15

Environmental Pulmonary Health Research Program: Getting Into Fundamentals

L16

Results From The NHLBI IPF Network

L17

Genetics Of Childhood Asthma: Where Are We? Where Are We Going?

L18

Update On NHLBI Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Network (ARDSNET)

MEET THE PROFESSOR SEMINARS

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

MP501

Implications Of Bariatric Surgery To The Lung

MP502

Evolving Approaches To Diagnosing IPF: Genetic Screening, Transbronchial Cyrobiopsy, And Multidisciplinary Review

MP503

Non-CF Bronchiectasis: My Most Challenging Cases

MP504

Development Of A Clinical Staffing Model In An Academic Long-Term Acute Care Hospital

MP505

ICU Management Of Patients With Severe Acute Asthma

MP506

Risk Factors For Pollen Allergy

MP507

Pulmonary Disease And Primary Immunodeficiency

MP508

Enhancing Asthma Self-Management: Developing A Game Environment For Children

MP509

CRMS And Other Cystic Fibrosis Diagnostic Challenges

MP510

Management Of Right Heart Failure In The ICU

MP511

Symptom Management In Advanced Lung Disease: Dyspnea, Deconditioning And Depression

MP512

Genetically Manipulated Animal Models In Lung Research

MP513

What The Forced Oscillation Technique Can Tell You About Lung Function

MP514

Home Sleep Testing: What We Can Learn From The Massachusetts Experience, Case Studies And Primary Data Presented

CLINICAL CORE CURRICULUM

2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

CC3

Pulmonary Clinical Core Curriculum

CLINICAL TOPICS IN PULMONARY MEDICINE

2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

B82

Latest Advances In Sarcoidosis

B83

Pediatric Clinical Chest Rounds

CRITICAL CARE TRACK

2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

B84

Discussion On The Edge: Reports Of Recent Critical Care Research Published In The Journal Of The American Medical Association And The New England Journal Of Medicine

SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIA

2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

B85

Science Core: Scientific Breakthroughs Of The Year: Mechanisms Of Tissue Repair

B86

Controversies In Pulmonary Rehabilitation: A Pro-Con Debate

B87

The Affordable Care Act: Implications For Clinical Practice And Research

B88

Advances In Tuberculosis Vaccine Development: The Role Of Pulmonary Immune Responses

B89

What Is New In Sleep Apnea And Glucose Metabolism And Energy Balance?

B90

Making Care Better: Implementing The New Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Guidelines In Your Clinical Practice

B91

Cardiopulmonary Interactions And Pulmonary Vascular Changes In Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: History, Molecular Basis, Imaging, And Potential Therapies

ORAL AND POSTER PRESENTATIONS OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND CASE REPORTS

MINI SYMPOSIA

2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

B93

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: New Insights Into Pathogenesis

B94

Understanding Ventilator-Induced Lung Injury: New Insights, New Questions

B95

Air Pollution: From Bench To Roadside

B96

New Insights Into The Diagnosis And Management Of Bronchiectasis

B97

Early Life Risk Factors For Development Of Asthma

B98

Clinical Trials In Pulmonary Hypertension

B99

Excessive Airway Narrowing And Closure In Asthma: Cells To Mechanics

POSTER DISCUSSION SESSIONS

B101

Airway Epithelial Cell Activation And Dysfunction

B102

Advances In Interventional Pulmonology And Bronchoscopy

B103

Lung Cancer: Evaluation, Management And Prognostication

B104

ICU Weakness On The Run: Exercise, Electrical Stimulation, And Pharmacotherapy

B105

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Classification And Course

B106

Occupational And Environmental Determinants Of Lung Function

B107

Tools Of The Trade: Modalities For Evaluating Pediatric Lung Disease

B108

Pulmonary Endothelial Cell Proliferation, Injury And Repair

B109

Technologic Advances In Imaging For Phenotyping Lung Disease

B110

Diagnosis And Management Of Sleep Apnea

TUESDAY, MAY 21

SUNRISE SEMINARS

7:00 am – 8:00 am

SS201

Role Of The Upper Airway In The Generation Of Inflammation In Asthma

SS202

Diagnosis And Management Of Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage

SS203

Pulmonary Vascular Disease In COPD: Risks, Imaging, And Management Strategies

SS204

Diagnosis And Management Of Malignant Pleural Effusions

SS205

Essentials Of Lung Transplant

SS206

An Evidence-Based Approach To IPF

SS207

Critical Care Recovery Center: An Innovative Collaborative Care Model For ICU Survivors

SS208

New Occupational Causes Of Diffuse Parenchymal Lung Diseases: How To Identify A Sentinel Case

SS209

Nematodes, Flatworms And Flukes Oh My! A Review Of Parasitic Lung Diseases

SS210

Non-Invasive Bi-Level Ventilation: The Practical Side

SS211

MRSA In Cystic Fibrosis: Impact And Treatment Options

SS212

Diagnosis And Management Of Pulmonary Embolism In Pregnancy

SS213

Protein Misfolding And ER Stress In Chronic Lung Disease

SS214

Cell And Matrix-Derived Mechanotransduction In Lung Fibrosis

SS215

Asthma Control In Obese Adults: Understanding The Physiology To Guide Treatment

SS216

Inpatient Management Of Sleep Apnea

PEDIATRIC CLINICAL CORE CURRICULUM

6:45 am – 7:45 am

PCC3

Sleep And Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia

THEMATIC SEMINARS SERIES

7:00 am – 8:00 am

TSS1

Integrated Interstitial Lung Disease Care Part 3: Advances In Symptom Management In ILD

TSS2

Managing Difficult Patients With Chronic Cough Part 2: A Pro-Con Debate: Therapy For Gastroesophageal Reflux Reduces Cough Severity

YEAR IN REVIEW

8:15 am – 10:15 am

C1

Clinical Year In Review 3

CLINICAL TOPICS IN PULMONARY MEDICINE

8:15 am – 10:45 am

C2

Controversies In Connective Tissue Disorders-Interstitial Lung Disease: A Pro-Con Debate

C3

Case Based Learning In Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Management

CRITICAL CARE TRACK

8:15 am – 10:45 am

C4

Six Questions We Must Ask To Understand Long-Term Outcomes After Critical Illness

SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIA

8:15 am – 10:45 am

C5

Late Breaking Results Of Cardiovascular Randomized Controlled Trials In Obstructive Sleep Apnea

C6

Conflict And Conundrums In The Management Of Acute Pulmonary Embolism

C7

Progress In Pediatric Tuberculosis: A Global Perspective

C8

Autophagy: Friend Or Foe In Lung Disease?

C9

Complex Symptoms And Symptom Clusters: From Patient Assessment To Management

C10

The NIH Lung Repair And Regeneration Consortium (LRRC): An Update

C11

Is There Room For Conscientious Objections In Critical Care Medicine?

ORAL AND POSTER PRESENTATIONS OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND CASE REPORTS

MINI SYMPOSIA

8:15 am – 10:45 am

C13

Influence Of The Microbiome On Airway Mucosal Responses In Health And Disease

C14

Clinical And Translational Advances In Lung Transplantation

C15

Diet, Obesity And Respiratory Disease: From Basic Mechanisms To Populations

C16

Non-Tuberculous Mycobacteria Disease: Bench And Bedside

C17

Best Of Pediatrics

C18

Pulmonary Rehabilitation Highlights

C19 Mucin Gene Regulation And Function: How Muc(H) Have We Learned?

C20

Late Breaking Abstracts In Clinical Trials

POSTER DISCUSSION SESSIONS

C21

Science Core: It Takes A Village To Repair The Lung: Cells, Pathways, And Methods

C22

New Insights Into Acute Lung Injury

C23

Novel Therapeutics In Asthma

C24

Quality Improvement Initiatives In Pulmonary And Critical Care

C25

Butt Out!! Novel Interventions To Facilitate Smoking Cessation

C26

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Implications Of New GOLD Stratification And Phenotypes

C27

Treatment Of Sepsis And Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

C28

Right Ventricular Pathobiology

C29

Understanding Pulmonary (MYO)Fibroblasts

C30

Airway Hyperresponsiveness: Do We Have A Comprehensive Explanation?

ORAL AND POSTER PRESENTATIONS OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND CASE REPORTS

THEMATIC POSTER SESSIONS

8:15 am – 4:30 pm

C31

Biomarkers In Asthma

C32

Animal Models Of Asthma And Airway Responsiveness

C33

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Pathogenesis

C34

Non-Invasive Assessment Of The Airway

C35

Aerosol Therapy

C36

Macrophages

C37

Dendritic Cells And T Cells

C38

Pulmonary And Systemic Inflammation

C39

Lung Injury And Repair

C40

Airway Epithelium

C41

The Challenging Effects Of Health Disparities On Asthma Management

C42

Creating The Evidence: Generating Tools And Developing Methodologies For Pulmonary And Critical Care Research

C43

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Pathogenetic Mechanisms

C44

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin: From Epidemiology To Therapy

C45

Pharmacotherapy Of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Efficacy Of New Agents

C46

Pleural Diseases: Diagnosis And Management

C47

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Surgical And Bronchoscopic Interventions

C48

Interstitial Lung Disease: Outcomes, Treatment, And Exacerbation

C49

Adult Cystic Fibrosis

C50

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Pharamcotherapy: Oxygen, Mechanisms, And Real Life Studies

C51

Hospitalization And Readmission In Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

C52

Cardiovascular Disease In Critical Illness

C53

Critical Care Systems Issues

C54

Patients, Ethics And End Of Life Care

C55

Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome

C56

Advances In Understanding Occupational Respiratory Effects

C57

Mechanisms Of Environmental And Occupational Adverse Effects

C58

Non Cystic Fibrosis Bronchiectasis

C59

New Insights Into The Immunology Of Bacterial Pneumonia

C60

Pediatric Asthma

C61

Pediatric Critical Care

C62

Case Reports: Pulmonary Circulation

C63

Experimental Models Of Pulmonary Vascular Disease I

C64

Experimental Models Of Pulmonary Vascular Disease II

C65

Assessment Of Pulmonary Hypertension

C66

The Interaction Between Genes, Proteins And Environment

C67

Molecular Mechanisms Of Carcinogenesis

C68

Autophagy And Apoptosis: New Features Of Cell Fate

C69

Pathways To Lung Development And Disease

C70

A Sticky Situation: Mucin Biology

C71

The Alveolar Barrier: Integrity Matters

C72

Surfactant And Collectins In Lung Injury

C73

Signaling Pathways: Translation Into Drug Targets

C74

Respiratory And Peripheral Muscle Dysfunction

C75

Animal Models Of Emphysema

C76

Exercise, Hypoxia, And Altitude

C77

Imaging: Physiologic And Clinical Correlates, Emerging Technologies

C78

Acute Lung Injury: Biological Mechanisms

C79

Neurogenic Mechanisms Of Airway Control

WORKSHOPS

11:30 am – 1:00 pm

WS5

Diagnosis And Management Of Pneumonia In The Immunocompromised Host

WS6

Extubation Readiness Parameters In Pediatric Patients

MEET THE PROFESSOR SEMINARS

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

MP601

Innate Immune Response To Fungi In The Airways: Relevance To Allergic Bronchopulmonary Aspergillosis

MP602

Evaluation Of Post-Deployment Dyspnea

MP603

Acute Exacerbation Of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: Clinical Strategy Based On Its Pathogenesis

MP604

Bringing Molecular Characterization Of Lung Cancer To The Bronchoscopist

MP605

Preparing A K Award: An Expert Roundtable Session

MP606

Current Status Of Asbestos Related Diseases

MP607

Tuberculosis And The TNF-Alpha Inhibitors

MP608

Oxygen In Terminal Illness: Who Needs It?

MP609

Managing Sleep Disordered Breathing In Children With Down Syndrome

MP610

Pulmonary Thromboembolism: Using The Guidelines

MP611

Biomarkers For IPF From Bench To Bedside

MP612

Steroid Resistance In Severe Asthma: Role Of Airway Structural Cells

MP613

Case-Based Approach To Circadian Rhythm Disorders For The Pulmonologist

THEMATIC SEMINAR SERIES

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

TSS2

Managing Difficult Patients With Chronic Cough: A Pro-Con Debate Part 3: Therapy For Upper Airway Cough Reduces Cough Severity

CLINICAL CORE CURRICULUM

2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

CC4

Sleep Medicine Clinical Core Curriculum

YEAR IN REVIEW

2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

C81

Pediatric Year In Review

CLINICAL TOPICS IN PULMONARY MEDICINE

2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

C82

Lung Cancer Screening: Moving Forward, And Looking Forward

C83

Discussion On The Edge: Reports Of Recent Pulmonary Research Published In The New England Journal Of Medicine And The Journal Of The American Medical Association

CRITICAL CARE TRACK

2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

C84

Paradigm Shift: Prevention And Early Treatment Of Acute Lung Injury

SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIA

2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

C85

Science Core: Forcing The Issue: The Lung Response To Injury

C86

At The Edge Of The Evidence: What Should I Do Now?

C87

Sex, Steroids, And Lung: Good, Bad, Ugly?

C88

Arterial Stiffening In Pulmonary Hypertension And Other Lung Diseases: Causes And Consequences

C89

The Research Funding Crisis: Finding Funding During Tough Times

C90

Obesity, Adipokines, And Lung Diseases

C91

Reducing The Global Burden Of Tobacco Related Lung Disease: Presenting Papers From The Lancet And The Lancet Respiratory Medicine

ORAL AND POSTER PRESENTATIONS OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND CASE REPORTS

MINI SYMPOSIA

2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

C93

Resolution Of Lung Injury And Inflammation

C94

Understanding And Overcoming The Effects Of Health Disparities On Respiratory Disease Management

C95

Care At The End Of Life: Room For Improvement, Ideas For Change

C96

Innovations In Pulmonary, Critical Care, And Sleep

C97

Molecular Mechanisms Of Endothelial Barrier Function

C98

Mechanisms Of Lung (Re)Generation

C99

Sleep Apnea And The Heart: Lessons From Mice And Human Studies

POSTER DISCUSSION SESSIONS

C101

Obesity: Impact On Lung Function And Disease

C102

New Aspects Of The Diagnosis And Treatment Of Obstructive Lung Diseases

C103

Unusual Cases In Critical Care: Intensivist Beware

C104

Critical Illness Outcome Prediction: Search For The Crystal Ball

C105

Pollution Effects

C106

Advances In Non-Tuberculous Mycobacterial Disease

C107

Pulmonary Rehabilitation: Organization And Outcomes

C108

The Best From In Vivo Models Of Pulmonary Fibrosis

C109

Autophagy And Apoptosis: Death Of Lung Cells

C110

Pediatric Sleep Disordered Breathing And Ventilatory Control

WEDNESDAY, MAY 22

SUNRISE SEMINARS

7:00 am – 8:00 am

SS301

Temperature Modulation In The ICU: Can It Prevent More Injury?

SS302

Making Cents Of The Cost Effectiveness Literature

SS303

A Case-Based Approach To Radiographic Patterns In ILD

SS304

Managing The Patient With Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension

SS305

Bronchial Thermoplasty For Severe Asthma

SS306

The Unexplained Chronic Cough Explained

SS307

How To Establish A Medical Pleuroscopy Program

SS308

The Time Is Now: Bronchoscopic Lung Volume Reduction

SS309

Lung Cancer Screening

SS310

Implementation Of A Nighttime Intensivist Model: Practical Tips From One Institution’s Experience

SS311

Geographic And Socially Patterned Determinants Of Obstructive Lung Disease

SS312

TB Immunodiagnostics

SS313

Age And Risk Of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome: Kids Aren’t Little Adults

SS314

Managing The Right Ventricle In Critical Illness

SS315

MicroRNAs And Lung Disease

SS316

Pathophysiology And Monitoring Of Respiratory Muscle Dysfunction In The ICU

SS317

Sleep Disordered Breathing And Diabetes: What’s The Real Evidence?

CLINICAL CORE CURRICULUM

7:00 am – 8:30 am

CC5

Critical Care Clinical Core Curriculum

YEAR IN REVIEW

8:45 am – 10:45 am

D1

Clinical Year In Review 4

CLINICAL TOPICS IN PULMONARY MEDICINE

8:15 am – 10:45 am

D2

Adding Insult To Injury: Complications Of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

D3

Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency: The Next 50 Years

CRITICAL CARE TRACK

8:15 am – 10:45 am

D4

Psychological Distress In ICU Healthcare Providers And The Families Of Our Patients

SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIUM

8:15 am – 10:45 am

D5

Rationale And Models For Multidisciplinary Care Of Children With Complex Chronic Disorders

D6

Links Between Environmental And Occupational Particles In Neoplasia

D7

Genomic Insights In Obstructive Airways Diseases

D8

The Multifunctional Basal Cell: More Than A Progenitor

D9

The Special Case Of Older Adults In Pulmonary Medicine And Critical Care

D10

Different Targets In Lung Injury And Repair: The New Generation Of Investigators

D11

New Insights Into Ventilator Associated Complications: What Is Happening With The Infections?

D12

Smoke: Many Sources And A Global Threat To Lung Health

ORAL AND POSTER PRESENTATIONS OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND CASE REPORTS

MINI SYMPOSIA

8:15 am – 10:45 am

D13

Novel Insights Into The Role Of Th-17 Lung Disease

D14

Macrophage Phenotype And Maturation In Health And Disease

D15

Factors Affecting Patient Adherence To Respiratory Disease Treatments

D16

Randomized And Observational Studies In Critical Care

D17

Impact Of Diesel And Other Particles

D18

New Insights Into The Pathoimmunology Of Pneumonia

D19

What’s Going On? Mechanisms Of Remodeling And Hyperresponsiveness

POSTER DISCUSSION SESSIONS

D21

Cystic Fibrosis: New Insights Into Airway Infection And Inflammation

D22

Advancing Critical Care Through New Approaches And Paradigms

D23

Quality Improvement In Critical Care

D24

What’s New In Tuberculosis Diagnostics?

D25

Response To Early Life Airway Injury

D26

Clinical Outcomes In Pulmonary Hypertension

D27

New Insights Into The Pathogenesis Of Pulmonary Hypertension

D28

Making Reparations: Mesenchymal Stem Cells And Fibrocytes In Lung Disease

D29

Use Of Emerging Imaging Techniques As Biomarkers Of Lung Disease

D30

Sleep Apnea Pathogenesis: Mechanical And Neural Mechanisms

ORAL AND POSTER PRESENTATIONS OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND CASE REPORTS

THEMATIC POSTER SESSIONS

8:15 am – 4:30 pm

D31

Respiratory Tract Infection And Inflammation: From Animal Models To Human Studies

D32

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Worldwide Epidemiology

D33

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Genetics

D34

Advances In Lung Cancer

D35

Issues In Thoracic Surgery

D36

Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: Outcomes

D37

Pulmonary Fungal Disease

D38

Cellular And Molecular Regulation Of Lung Fibrosis

D39

Hot Topics On Lung Cancer Biology

D40

The Influence Of Matrix On Repair And Remodeling

D41

The Bleomycin Model Of Lung Fibrosis And Beyond

D42

Sleep Disordered Breathing: Pathogenesis, Diagnosis, And Management

WORKSHOPS

11:30 am – 1:00 pm

WS7

Case Based Approach To Diagnosing And Treating Patients With Non-Tuberculous Mycobacterial Lung Infections

WS8

Oral Appliance Therapy For Obstructive Sleep Apnea: How To Select The Right Patient. Efficacy, Predictors And Types Of Appliances

SESSIONS BY OTHER ORGANIZATIONS

12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

L21

Community-Acquired Pneumonia In Adults: Results From The CDC-EPIC Study

L22

Pulmonary Update From The U.S. Food And Drug Administration

L23

Inner City And Asthma: An Insight To The Disease

L24

Occupational Respiratory Hazards In Healthcare

L25

Update On The Phase II Trials In The NHLBI DLD Specialized Centers Of Clinically Oriented Research (SCCOR) Program

L26

An Update On The COPDGene Study: Progress And Future Plans

CLINICAL CORE CURRICULUM

2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

CC6

Critical Care Clinical Core Curriculum

CLINICAL TOPICS IN PULMONARY MEDICINE

2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

D82

Malignant Pleural Effusion: Beyond The Era Of Pleurodesis

D83

The Evolving Role Of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease And Aspiration In Parenchymal Lung Disease

CRITICAL CARE TRACK

2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

D84

Obesity In Critical Illness: Management, Outcomes, And Novel Pathophysiologic Concepts

SCIENTIFIC SYMPOSIUM

2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

D85

Developmental Origins Of Asthma And Allergies: Environment, Modifiers, And Mediators

D86

Immune Dysregulation In Pulmonary Fibrosis

D87

Pulmonary Hypertension With Left Heart Disease: Ventricles, Vessels, And Hemodynamics

D88

Biomarker Discovery For Tuberculosis: Moving From The Bench To Clinical Applications

D89

Hot Topics In Lung Transplanatation

D90

What Is The Optimal Procedure For The Work Up Of Pulmonary Nodules And Masses?

ORAL AND POSTER PRESENTATIONS OF SCIENTIFIC RESEARCH AND CASE REPORTS

MINI SYMPOSIA

2:00 pm – 4:30 pm

D93

Impact Of Comorbid Conditions In Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

D94

Interstitial Lung Disease: Innovative Therapies And Determinants Of Survival

D95

Non-Invasive Ventilation: A Global Perspective

D96

Too Much Of A Good Thing: Hyperoxic Neonatal Lung Injury

D97

Biomarkers And Molecular Signals In Pulmonary Hypertension

D98

Influence Of Immune Cells On Lung Cancer Progression And Metastasis

D99

Normal And Diseased Lung Methylomes

D100

Ventilatory Control: From Bench To Bedside

POSTER DISCUSSION SESSION

D101

Case Reports: Interstitial Lung Disease And Diffuse Alveolar Hemorrhage

D102

Case Reports: Interventional Pulmonary And Lung Transplantation

D103

Case Reports: Tumors And Pleural Disease

D104

Case Reports: Other

D105

Genetics And Epigenetics Of Lung Disease

D106

Pulmonary Infections And Tuberculosis Case Reports Of Note

D107

Sequela Of Airway Infection

D108

Lessons In Angiogenesis Across Development And Disease

D109

Sleep Disordered Breathing: Genetics, Associations, And Interventions