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May 03, 2021 - American Thoracic Society and PrecISE Present Webinar on Severe Asthma for World Asthma Day

The American Thoracic Society (ATS) is welcoming experts who are part of the PrecISE severe asthma study to present a webinar on May 5, 2021 from 12-1pm EDT. The webinar coincides with this year’s annual observance of World Asthma Day and will be on the topic, “The PrecISE Network: Translation in Precision Medicine Approaches for Severe Asthma.”

Register now. This webinar is free and open to the public.

Featured Presenter

Dr. Loren Denlinger
Dr. Loren Denlinger

Loren C. Denlinger, MD, PhD

Dr. Denlinger is The William W. and Judith H. Busse Professor of Allergy & Asthma Research in the Division of Allergy, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, and the Vice Chair for Clinical and Translational Research, Department of Medicine at the University of Wisconsin School of Medicine & Public Health. He is site principal investigator for PrecISE at the University of Wisconsin.

Discussion Panel

After the presentation from Dr. Denlinger, a moderated discussion will be led by Michelle Manni, PhD, Research Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pittsburgh. Joining Dr. Manni for the discussion will be:

Kristie Ross, MD, Associate Professor, CWRU School of Medicine, Division Chief, Pediatric Pulmonary, UH Cleveland Medical Center, Division Chief, Pediatric Pulmonary, UH Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital. Dr. Ross is co-investigator for PrecISE at the University Hospitals location.

Elliot Israel, MD, Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School, Pulmonary and Critical Care Division Allergy and Immunology at Brigham & Women's Hospital, where he is a site principal investigator.

Praveen Akuthota, MD, Associate Clinical Professor, Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care at the University of California San Diego (UCSD), where he is a site principal investigator.

For more information from ATS, visit their upcoming webinar page here.

Registration

This event will take place on May 5, 2021 from 12-1pm EDT. Register for the webinar here.

More about Asthma Awareness

This year’s World Asthma Day theme is “Uncovering Asthma Misconceptions.” In addition, May is National Asthma and Allergy Awareness Month. Learn more about asthma awareness from the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institution (NHLBI).

Read the National Institutes of Health's (NIH) Statement on World Asthma Day 2021.

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