The Pulmonary Center does research to improve medicine, which is facilitated by ensuring that scientists and clinicians are in regular and open contact. The Pulmonary/Allergy Combined Clinical and Research (CCR) Conference is a manifestation of that. The CCR Conference unifies two efforts which were previously distinct. In Pulmonary Grand Rounds, physicians present cases and discuss cutting-edge clinical approaches to medical challenges. In Work-in-Progress Seminars, scientists present research questions, experiments, results, and interpretations, discussing implications for advancing biology and medicine. The Pulmonary CCR Conference includes both of these activities in one extended session. As often as possible, the 2 components are coordinated so that the medical cases and the research questions are directly and immediately mutually informative. All Pulmonary Center members (faculty, trainees, and staff, from all disciplines) participate in both components. Pulmonary and Allergy/Immunology clinical medicine and research benefit when scientists, clinicians, and clinician-scientists all learn from and inform each other meaningfully and productively.

Pulmonary CCR Planning Committee:

Katrina Traber, Faculty
Finn Hawkins, Faculty
Andrew Berical, Faculty
Anukul Shenoy, Postdoctoral Fellow
Mike Garcia, Pulmonary Fellow
Lindsey Stein, Administration

The Pulmonary CCR conference occurs weekly
Wednesdays from 3:30pm-5:30pm.

Please contact linstein@bu.edu to receive email updates and Zoom information.

Pulmonary CCR Conference Summer/Fall 2021 Schedule:

 

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7/7/2021
Mary Williams Lecture Nicholas Heaton, Duke University
“Atypical interactions between influenza viruses and the pulmonary epithelium”
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Anat Kohn
Clinical Case
7/14/2021
Jessie Huang
“Self-renewal, differentiation, and maturation of lung alveolar epithelial type 2 cells”
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DJ Wallman
Clinical Case
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Alex Ysasi
“Role of Group 2 Innate Lymphoid Cells in Airway Epithelial Repair”
7/21/2021
Christine Odom
“Effects of Liver Activity on the Lung Immune Landscape”
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Anat Kohn
Clinical Case
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Mallory LeSieur
“Hospital Variation in Mortality among Mechanically Ventilated Patients with ARDS”
7/28/2021
Ellen Suder
“SARS-CoV-2 and beyond: modeling respiratory viruses for basic and translational research.”
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Ruchika Sangani
Clinical Case
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Erik Matson
“TACI mutations and non-infectious complications in common variable immune deficiency”
8/4/2021
Elim Na
“Epithelial LIF signaling limits apoptosis and lung injury during pneumonia”
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Brandon Pang
Clinical Case
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Conor Shea
“Characterization of epithelial and immune populations in bronchial premalignant lesions using scRNAseq”
8/11/2021
Taylor Matte
“Defining the NKX2-1-dependent transcriptional program in human lung development”
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Jennifer Maccarone
Clinical Case
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Archana Jayaraman
“TOTAL-Seq multiomics analysis of mouse BALF cells – A pilot experiment”
8/18/2021
Shelsey Johnson
“Novel methods to sub-phenotype patients with pulmonary hypertension due to chronic lung disease with implications for treatment.”
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Jeffrey Sellman
Clinical Case
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Adeline Matschulat
“Hippo Pathway Mediated Epithelial Homeostasis an Immune Crosstalk in the Lung”
8/25/2021
Anukul Shenoy
“Lung epithelial- CD4+ T cell crosstalk in a novel mouse model of neutrophil-dominant allergic airway disease”
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Aaron Dobie
Clinical Case
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Nate Mesfin
“Assessing the patient-centeredness of goals of care conversations had during the Covid-19 pandemic”
9/1/2021
Ariella Krones
“Primary Care and Specialty Clinicians’ Perspectives around Electronic Consults.”
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Lauren Kearney
Clinical Case
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Jingzhou Zhang
Clinical Case
9/8/2021
Sarah Mazzilli, PhD
Assistant Professor, Computational Biomedicine“Utilizing multi-omic approaches to enhance detection & new intervention strategies for lung precancer & early stage tumors”
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Finn Hawkins, MD
Clinical Case
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Allan J. Walkey, MD, MSc
“COVID-19 and Development of a Learning Healthcare System”
9/15/2021
Michael Herriges
“Transplantation of Mouse Pluripotent Stem Cell-derived Tip-like Cells Into Immunocompetent Mice”
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Christopher Chu
Clinical Case
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Michael Garcia, “Variation in use of repurposed medications among patients with COVID-19”
9/22/2021
Anica Law MD, MS
“Assessing policy changes with causal inference methods”
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Kostas Alysandratos MD, PHD
“Induced Pluripotent Stem Cells to unravel the pathogenesis of pulmonary fibrosis”
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Chris Kearney
Clinical Case
9/29/2021
Katrina E. Traber MD, PhD,
“Dynamic Neutrophil Responses in Bacterial Pneumonia”
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Nicholas Bosch MD, MSc,
“Red blood cell transfusion versus no transfusion at a hemoglobin threshold of <7 G/dL during critical illness: a target trial emulation”
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Erin Crossey MD, PhD,
Clinical Case
10/6/2021
Kari Gillmeyer MD,
“Characterizing care coordination in pulmonary hypertension using mixed methods.”
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Matt Spring MD,
Clinical Case
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Adrew Berical MD,
“iPS Cells for CF Drug Discovery”
10/13/2021
Matthew R. Jones PhD
“Ciliated cell Miwi2 and influenza infection”
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Ariella Krones
Clinical Case
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Seppo T. Rinne, MD, PhD
“Understanding Burnout: The Largest Threat to Healthcare Sustainability”
10/20/2021
Sheila Chapman
“COVID vaccine hesitancy in the Black community”
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JZ Zhang
Clinical Case
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Mike Breen
Research Presentation
10/27/2021
Zhan Hao Xi
Research Presentation
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Jen Maccarone
Clinical Case
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Lauren Kearney
Clinical Presentation
11/3/2021
Jerry Brody Lecture: Wellington Cardoso
“Origin and fate of airway progenitors in development and diseases”
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Brandon Pang
Clinical Case
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11/10/2021
Andy Tilston-Lunel
Research Presentation
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Jeff Sellman
Clinical Case
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Aaron Dobie
Clinical Case
11/17/2021
Racial Equity Education
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Chris Chu
Clinical Case
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Robert Smyth
Research Presentation
11/24/2021
Break
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12/1/2021
Invited Speaker: Anna Hemnes
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Lauren Kearney
Clinical Case
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12/8/2021
Claire Burgess
Research Presentation
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Jeff Sellman
Clinical Case
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JZ Zhang
Clinical Case
12/15/2021
Liang (Martin) Ma
Research Presentation
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Jen Maccarone
Clinical Case
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Nathan Sanders
Research Presentation
12/22/2021
Racial Equity Education
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Brandon Pang
Clinical Case
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Chris Chu
Clinical Case
12/29/2021
Intersession
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Pulmonary CCR Conference Presentation Archive:

Sept. 2019 – Jul. 2020

July 2020 – December 2020

January 2021 – June 2021