Hansel Named Director of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

Hansel Named Director of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine

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Nadia Hansel will become director of the Division Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine effective February 1. After months of serving as interim director, Dr. Hansel has accepted the position of director following Jonathan Orens’ transition to vice chair. Dr. Nadia Hansel is a professor of medicine and associate director of the Division of Pulmonary and Critical(...)

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Bumpus Receives Abel Award in Pharmacology

Bumpus Receives Abel Award in Pharmacology

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Namandje Bumpus, associate professor in the Division of Clinical Pharmacology, was recently awarded the John J. Abel award from the American Society for Pharmacology and Experimental Therapeutics (ASPET). The Abel Award was established in 1946 to stimulate fundamental research in pharmacology and experimental therapeutics by young investigators. Namandje is not only one of the youngest investigators(...)

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Substance-Use Disorders in Later Life

Substance-Use Disorders in Later Life

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ARTICLE: Substance-Use Disorders in Later Life AUTHORS: Susan W. Lehmann and Michael Fingerhood JOURNAL: NEJM. 2018 Dec 13.doi: 10.1056/NEJMra1805981 Substance-use disorders have been declared a national public health emergency.1 Although the rates of substance use are generally lower among older adults than among younger people, this review focuses on older adults.2 Physiological changes in hepatic metabolism that occur(...)

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BCU Research Update

BCU Research Update

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On January 28-31, Chris Sulmonte, project administrator the Biocontainment Unit, will be attending the American Society of Microbiology Biothreats Conference in Arlington, VA. His abstract “Developing a Statewide Education Program to Support a High Consequence Pathogen Preparedness Network” was accepted as both a poster and peer-to-peer presentation. Additionally, an abstract by Mark Romig and Lauren(...)

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K2R Transition Program Seminar

K2R Transition Program Seminar

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Attend "Readying the R" on Tuesday, January 22, from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. in room 1-500 Q of the 2024 E. Monument Street building. Keynote Speakers Gail L. Daumit, MD, MHS, FACP, Samsung Professor of Medicine Elise Weerts, PhD, Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences Seminar Objectives What to do before you write(...)

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Rural Residence and Poverty are Independent Risk Factors for COPD in the United States

Rural Residence and Poverty are Independent Risk Factors for COPD in the United States

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ARTICLE: Rural Residence and Poverty are Independent Risk Factors for COPD in the United States AUTHORS: Sarath Raju, Corinne A Keet, Laura M Paulin, Elizabeth C Matsui, Roger D Peng, Nadia N Hansel and Meredith C McCormack JOURNAL: Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 Nov 2. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201807-1374OC. [Epub ahead of print] Abstract RATIONALE: In developing countries, poor and rural areas have a(...)

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