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The Future of Monitoring Lung Function in LAM

Posted on May 07, 2021   |   

As all LAM patients are well aware of, serial lung function testing performed in a physician’s office is the current standard of care to assess the disease status for LAM patients. A full set of lung function tests comprises of the following:

1) Spirometry: measures the maximum amount of air you can exhale in the first one-second, known as forced expiratory volume in one-second (FEV1), and the total amount of air you can exhale, known

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Endowed Professorship for LAM Research Created at UC College of Medicine

Posted on March 17, 2021   |   

Gifts totaling $1 million will support a new LAM Foundation Professorship for LAM Research, a first at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Thanks to the generous support of The LAM Foundation, the Crissey family and the Hagins Family Matching Gift Program, this endowed professorship will ensure permanent support for a clinical scientist focused on the rare progressive lung disease called lymphangioleiomyomatosis, or LAM.

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The LAM Foundation Announces New Leadership

Posted on February 12, 2021   |   

After 25 years of devoted service to women with LAM, their families, and the scientific and medical communities that support them, Dr. Frank McCormack has decided to step down from his current role with the Foundation, as the volunteer Scientific Director, taking on the new role of Emeritus Scientific Director. Dr. Nishant Gupta has been named as the new LAM Foundation Scientific Director, joining the Board of Directors. He also becomes the first person to hold The LAM Foundation Professorship for LAM Research at the University of Cincinnati (UC). 

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Research Survey for Rare Disease Patients about Impacts of COVID-19

Posted on May 12, 2020   |   

Rare disease patients or their caregivers are invited to complete a 20-minute online survey from home about the ways the novel coronavirus pandemic is impacting people with rare diseases and their families. 

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Topics: COVID-19        Categories: News
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Announcing Virtual Educational Series: LAMposium In Your Living Room

Posted on April 30, 2020   |   

The LAM Foundation is bringing LAMposium directly into your living room in the form of an interactive webinar series called, LAMposium In Your Living Room. These patient and family education webinars will feature the same LAM experts who were scheduled to present at the 2020 conference.

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Topics: LAMposium in Your Living Room        Categories: News
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The LAM Foundation Joins #GivingTuesdayNow in Global Day of Giving and Unity 

Posted on April 28, 2020   |   

#GivingTuesdayNow is an opportunity for people around the world to stand together in unity — let’s rally to put an end to lymphangioleiomyomatosis. Read more about the driving force behind this movement and how to get involved.

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Topics: COVID19 Giving Tuesday Now        Categories: News
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