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Cedars Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine Fellowship program held its virtual graduation on June 18, 2020. The class of fellows received more than they originally signed up for when they accepted the 36-month training fellowship, all of them were on the front lines managing patients with COVID-19. The celebration was festive, the fellows and the […]Continue reading
Posted on June 18th, 2020 by Dr. Francis Collins https://directorsblog.nih.gov/2020/06/18/genes-blood-type-tied-to-covid-19-risk-of-severe-disease/ Many people who contract COVID-19 have only a mild illness, or sometimes no symptoms at all. But others develop respiratory failure that requires oxygen support or even a ventilator to help them recover . It’s clear that this happens more often in men than in […]Continue reading
The month of May is Asthma and Allergy Awareness month. We take this opportunity to celebrate all the pulmonologists that the Will Rogers Institute has worked with since creating a research and training center at the former Will Rogers Memorial Hospital (a tuberculosis treatment and rehabilitation center). As we know from the COVID-19 news, the […]Continue reading
NYUSOM: Drs. Kugler, Rom and Munger Current treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) does not prolong survival. Development of new therapeutic approaches requires improved understanding of the pathogenesis of IPF. We have learned that ‘hedgehog’ (HH) signaling is required for lung development and may be highly relevant to IPF. The clinically-approved HH pathway antagonists Vismodegib […]Continue reading
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