Previously Funded ResearchersSee researchers who have made a difference in research we have funded prior to 2018 through our nationwide research awards, showcasing the breadth of the work and scientists we have supported.
Mohamed Abazeed, M.D., Ph.D.
Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Mapping and Exploiting the Subclonal Architecture of Lung Adenocarcinoma
Dennis Adeegbe, Ph.D.
H. Lee Moffitt Cancer Center & Research Institute
Boosting Immune Activity in the Fight Against Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer
John Albeck, Ph.D.
University of California, Davis
Learning How the Body Repairs Damaged Lung Epithelium
Elnaz Atabakhsh, Ph.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital
Gene Mutation Makes Lung Cancer Less Responsive to Treatment
Karim Bahmed, Ph.D.
Protecting Alveolar Cells in Emphysema
Audreesh Banerjee, M.D.
University of Pennsylvania
How Class of Drugs Decreases Airway Hyperresponsiveness
Xiaoyong Bao, Ph.D.
University of Texas Medical Branch
Developing Vaccine Against Virus That Can be Deadly in Children
Joseph Barbi, Ph.D.
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Will Blocking a Nerve Protein Help Stop Lung Tumor Growth?
Nora Barrett, M.D.
Brigham and Women's Hospital
Understanding Role Receptor Involved in Lung Inflammation Plays in Asthma
Robert Barrington, Ph.D.
University of South Alabama
Gaining Insight into Rare Lung Disease, APAP
Anthony Baughn, Ph.D.
Regents of the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities
Unraveling the Mystery of Drug Resistance in Tuberculosis
Stephen Baylin, M.D.
Johns Hopkins University
Novel Model Aids Understanding of How Smoking Causes Lung Cancer
Gillian Beamer, VMD, DACVP, Ph.D.
Seeking to Identify Genes That Contribute to TB
Patrick Belvitch, M.D.
University of Illinois at Chicago
Preventing Leaky Blood Vessels in the Lungs in ARDS
Cristine Berry, M.D.
University of Arizona
Does Early-Life Exposure to Secondhand Smoke Increase COPD Risk?
Ankit Bharat, M.D.
The Role of Carbon Dioxide in Stopping Lung Healing After Lung Cancer Surgery
Mallar Bhattacharya, M.D.
University of California, San Francisco
Blunting Airway Constriction in Asthma
Trever Bivona, M.D., Ph.D.
University of California
Defining New Targeted Therapy Approach for Lung Cancer Mutation
Katharine Black, M.D.
Massachusetts General Hospital
Learning How to Stop Process in Lungs That Leads to Pulmonary Fibrosis
Melanie Blevins, Ph.D.
University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus
Inhibiting the Formation of a Protein Complex to Treat Lung Cancer
Thomas Brett, Ph.D.
Understanding Mucus Overproduction in Asthma
Andrew Bryant, M.D.
University of Florida
Targeting Protein May Reduce Severity of Pulmonary Hypertension
Timothy Burns, M.D., Ph.D.
University of Pittsburgh
Determining How Two Genes Interact in Lung Cancer
Nicole Byers, Ph.D.
Indiana University (Indianapolis)
Learning Role of Tumor Suppressor in MRSA Infection Could Lead to Treatment
Alison Carey, M.D.
Drexel University College of Medicine
Could Probiotics Help Prevent and Treat Infant Influenza?
Delesha Carpenter, Ph.D.
University of North Carolina
Using Mobile App to Help Teens Manage Their Asthma
Florent Carrette, Ph.D.
Sanford-Burnham Medical Research Institute
Investigating How Immune Cells Respond to Influenza Virus
Monica Cartelle-Gestal, Ph.D., I.L.M.
University of Georgia Research Foundation, Inc., Athens, GA
New Vaccine for Whooping Cough
Lisa Carter-Harris, Ph.D.
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
Understanding Low Rates of Referral for Lung Cancer Screening
Jennifer Casey, Ph.D.
University of Alabama at Birmingham
How Does Cadmium in Cigarette Smoke Increase Risk of Hospital-Acquired Pneumonia?