The treatment represents a major advancement in the management of individuals with COPD because it is the first minimally invasive procedure to help emphysema sufferers breathe better without major surgery.
Initiated in 2002, the award is given to fellows within the Weill Department of Medicine who have performed outstanding research. This year's finalists were presented at Medicine Grand Rounds on June 19.
The innate immune system is the body’s first line of defense against invading pathogens, but there has been a lack of information on what a “healthy” innate immune system looks like.
Dr. Weir's expertise includes treatment and symptom management for advanced lung disease, with an emphasis on compassionate care for the critically ill.
An expert in the pathophysiology of critical illness, including cardiopulmonary interface and advanced airway management, Dr. Manoach is known for his unwavering dedication to improving patient care.
Experts in intensive care will see patients in follow-up after an ICU admission. This practice will focus on ensuring ICU survivors have everything they need to allow their fullest recovery.
Dr. Gudi will oversee a broad range of training programs and will work closely with the Department to advance its educational mission in furthering faculty development.
In her new role, Dr. Lief will help establish and run a post-discharge ICU clinic, while also fulfilling her duties as Assistant Professor of Medicine and Assistant Attending in the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine.
Employing a highly innovative approach, the investigative group will utilize five simple questions in combination with a selective peak expiratory flow measurement in an approach called CAPTURE.
Held in the Harkness Courtyard and open to the public, this event provided spirometry testing and education on pulmonary issues, including asthma and COPD.