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Medical research is a cornerstone of our mission to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease. Every hypothesis, every trial, and every breakthrough is a promise that soon we discover something that eases the burden and ultimately restores health to patients with asthma, COPD, lung cancer, and more.

Meet the Researchers of the American Lung Association of the Midland States:

Catherine Ptaschinski, PhD
Biomedical Research Grant
Studying Genes Important in Controlling Immune Response in Allergic Asthma
Topic: Asthma and Allergy

Khaled Hassan, MD
Lung Cancer Discovery Award
Overcoming Resistance to Lung Cancer Drugs
Topic: Lung Cancer

Sangwoon Chung, PhD
Biomedical Research Grant
Deepening Our Understanding of Immune System's Role in Asthma
Topic: Asthma and Allergy

Pamela Wearsch, PhD
Biomedical Research Grant
Particles in TB Membrane Could be Target for Treatment
Topic: Tuberculosis

Hong Ji, PhD
American Lung Association /AAAAI Allergic Respiratory Diseases Research Award
Seeking Personalized Treatment for Severe Asthma in Children
Topic: Asthma and Allergy


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