Recent Awards for Trainees

Congratulations to these Pulmonary Center trainees who were recently successful in receiving extramural training awards:

Claire Burgess
Ph.D. Student, Mentor: Darrell Kotton
NIH F31 Predoctoral Fellowship Award
“Generation of human alveolar epithelial type I cells from pluripotent stem cells”
Senegal Carty
Ph.D. Student, Mentor: Matt Jones
American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship Award
“Pulmonary Lymphatic Endothelial Cell Remodeling in Response to Influenza Infection”
Neelou Etesami
M.D/Ph.D. Student, Mentor: Jay Mizgerd
NIH F30 Predoctoral Award for MD/PhD Fellowship
“Protective lung memory B cell functions and dynamics during respiratory infection”
Justin Lui, M.D.
Pulmonary Fellow, Mentor: Liz Klings/ Renda Wiener
NIH F32 Postdoctoral Fellowship Award
“Left Ventricular Strain in Systemic Sclerosis-related Pulmonary Hypertension”
Christine Odom
Ph.D. Student, Mentor: Lee Quinton
NIH F31 Predoctoral Fellowship Award
“Liver-dependent lung remodeling and pneumonia susceptibility during endotoxemia”
Robert Smyth, M.D.
Pulmonary Fellow, Mentor: Avrum Spira
International Lung Cancer Foundation John Fishers Legacy Fellowship Award
“Development of a nasal gene expression classifier in patients with indeterminate pulmonary nodules”

Congratulations for this career development award empowering transition from trainee to faculty independent researcher:

Kari Gillmeyer, M.D.
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Parker B. Francis Fellowship (Mentor: Renda Wiener)
“Characterizing Care Coordination in Pulmonary Hypertension: A Mixed Methods Study”