Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month During COVID-19

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 […]

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2019 WRI Fellowship Progress Report: NYU School of Medicine

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 […]

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