This week, Pulmonary Center researchers from the Center for Regenerative Medicine (CReM) report their successes in developing new techniques to implant engineered cells into damaged lung tissue. Such breakthroughs could offer potential treatments for lung conditions like emphysema, pulmonary fibrosis, and COVID-19. The studies, which outline the process of engineering lung stem cells and introducing […]
Dr. Lauren Kearney, third year pulmonary fellow, was joined by Dr. Katie Steiling and Dr. Chris Reardon to discuss an interesting case, highlight our pulmonary fellowship program, and share some research efforts to improve health equity. They were featured in an episode of Pulm PEEPs, from their Fellows’ Case Files series. The hosts, Drs. Kristina […]
In late June, we were delighted to learn that Dr. Markus Bosmann received funding for his new R01 ‘Molecular Pathomechanisms of Legionellosis’. Over the next four years, Dr. Bosmann will use this grant to study Legionella. Legionella are facultative, intracellular bacteria residing in aquatic environments from which contaminated inhaled aerosols cause accidental infections leading to […]
COVID-19 has caused a tragic loss of life and well-being. The rapid development, testing, and distribution of vaccines against SARS-CoV-2 is an incredible biomedical accomplishment. Some people choose not to receive vaccines that are available to them, increasing risk for them and others around them. As an attempt to overcome such vaccine hesitancy, multiple US […]
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This year, we kick off fund-raising efforts for the Jerry Brody Endowment. The largest and most significant endowment for the Pulmonary Center will be named for Dr. Brody, who helped establish the Pulmonary Center at BUSM, was its longest serving Director, and built it into the world-leading research and training enterprise that it is today. […]
Several Pulmonary Center trainees got great news from the NIH on recent grant applications, including: Pulmonary Fellow Nicholas Bosch, M.D. Nick will be receiving an F32 award from the NIGMS titled “Normalizing vasopressor dose to standardize vasopressors practice in septic shock.” This award will allow him, under the mentorship of Dr. Allan Walkey, to […]