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The research resource library includes news, blogs and videos about the American Lung Association research efforts, including its Research Team and Airways Clinical Research Centers.

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Blogs

  • 2019 Highlights K 2019 Highlights in Lung Health
    December 11, 2019  |  Editorial Staff
    As the year comes to an end and we reflect on 2019, it’s clear that this was a record year for the American Lung Association and all who support our mission.
  • Collage of researcher faces Our Community Shows Tremendous Appreciation for Lung Health Researchers
    November 26, 2019  |  Editorial Staff
    Researchers often work behind the scenes, and don’t always get the recognition they truly deserve. That’s why we wanted to give everyone a chance to voice their gratitude to the researchers helping move us toward a world free of lung disease. Though we received hundreds of responses, here are some of the most moving stories of appreciation.
    Related Topic:  Research
  • Patient Happy Finding a Cure for Lung Cancer: There Is Hope
    November 14, 2019  |  Jacob Sands, M.D.
    When it comes to cancer treatment, the heartbreaking truth remains that we still have a lot of work to do. However, dramatic statements that suggest there has been little improvement shortchange important advancements that have been, and are still being made, such as targeted therapies and treatments that unleash the power of the immune system to attack cancer.
    Related Topic:  Research
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Videos

  • Photo cannot be displayed A Foundation in Lung Cancer Research
    Dr. Steven M. Dubinett discusses his background in research and how the American Lung Association helped support his efforts early on in his career. Learn more about how Dr. Dubinett is using research to find a cure to lung cancer at Lung.org/research.
  • Photo cannot be displayed Airways Clinical Research Centers: Success Story
    The American Lung Association Airways Clinical Research Centers is the nation's largest not-for-profit network of clinical research centers dedicated to asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) research, attracting some of the best clinical investigators nationwide.
  • Photo cannot be displayed Advancements in Lung Cancer Research
    Dr. James Jett discusses his history with lung cancer research and the American Lung Association. Learn more about how funding has expedited lung cancer research Lung.org/research.
  • Photo cannot be displayed Airways Clinical Research Centers: Success Story
    In 2015, U.S. News & World Report included membership in the American Lung Association’s Airways Clinical Research Centers as criteria for their annual review of the best children’s hospitals in the nation. Learn how Dr. Marianna Sockrider at Texas Children’s Hospital made that happen.
  • Photo cannot be displayed Alexis’s Story: Asthma
    Being part of an American Lung Association’s Airways Clinical Research Center study allowed Alexis to better understand her asthma and avoid scary trips to the emergency room.
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