Top American Lung Association Research Stories

The 21st century is an exciting time to be in medicine and research. American Lung Association funded researchers are finding themselves on the threshold of limitless discoveries in the diagnosis and treatment of lung diseases giving us hope that one day we will find cures for all lung diseases.

  • Lung Association Awards More Than $5 Million for Medical Research
    July 6, 2011 - At the American Lung Association, working to find better treatments and cures for lung diseases is a cornerstone of our mission. In 2011-2012 the American Lung Association is providing more than $5 million in funding for quality research to support our lifesaving mission.
  • Lung Association Announces Research Awards
    October 14, 2010 - The American Lung Association has released its annual report on its nationwide research awards which lists the many research scientists receiving support from the Lung Association to further the study of lung disease, from lung cancer to asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
  • American Lung Association Releases Report of Scientists Receiving $5 Million for Lung Disease Research
    October 12, 2010
  • American Lung Association Awards $5 Million for Lung Disease Research
    August 4, 2010 - As part of the American Lung Association’s continuing efforts to find cures for all lung diseases, the organization will be funding $5 million on research spanning various lung health fields, from lung cancer to asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).
  • Smoking Out a Deadly Threat
    June 29, 2010 - Today, the American Lung Association released its latest health disparity report, Smoking Out a Deadly Threat: Tobacco Use in the LGBT Community, which examines the trend of higher tobacco use among the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Community.
  • American Lung Association Highlights Health Disparity in New Report on Tobacco Prevalence in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Community
    June 29, 2010 - The American Lung Association’s latest health disparity report, Smoking Out a Deadly Threat: Tobacco Use in the LGBT Community, examines the trend of higher tobacco use among the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community and the need for additional research specific to this community.
  • American Lung Association Highlights Health Disparity in New Report on Tobacco Prevalence in Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) Community
    June 15, 2010 - The American Lung Association will host a press teleconference/webinar to highlight the contents of its new report, Smoking Out a Deadly Threat: Tobacco Use in the LGBT Community. The Lung Association will share research it compiled from various sources that shows a higher rate of tobacco use in the LGBT community.
  • American Lung Association Researchers Receive Top Honors from the American Thoracic Society
    May 14, 2010 - Robert A. Wise, M.D., professor of medicine at Johns Hopkins School of Medicine and the Director of the American Lung Association’s Asthma Clinical Research Centers (ACRC) Data Coordinating Center, will receive the American Thoracic Society’s 2010 Distinguished Achievement Award for his outstanding contributions to fighting respiratory disease through research, education, patient care and advocacy.
  • African Americans and Lung Cancer
    April 13, 2010 - You may be aware that lung cancer is the number one cancer killer in America. But did you also know that if you are African American, you are more likely to develop lung cancer than any other population group in the U.S.? A new report by the American Lung Association explores this troubling disparity in lung health and delivers a call to action to end lung cancer’s lopsided toll on African Americans.
  • Many Lung Diseases More Prevalent in Diverse Populations
    March 4, 2010 - Despite decades of advances in medical technology and research, a new report released today by the American Lung Association reveals improvements in lung diseases have not been equally distributed by income, race, ethnicity, education and geography. The report, State of Lung Disease in Diverse Communities: 2010, provides members of these communities much needed health information that can be used in the fight against lung diseases, including lung cancer, asthma and influenza, as well as risk factors that cause or contribute to lung disease.
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