This workshop will highlight the recent advances in our understanding of the pathobiology of lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) by using single cell RNA-sequencing. Following the presentations, there will be an open discussion aimed at synthesizing the combined knowledge from each unique investigation and devising strategies to address the key unanswered questions in LAM. Please join us on Friday, August 20, 2021, at 11:00 AM ET (3:00​ PM GMT). 

Chair:  

Scott Budinger, MD
Chief of Pulmonary and Critical Care in the Department of Medicine
Ernest S. Bazley Professor of Airway Diseases
Professor of Medicine (Pulmonary and Critical Care) and Cell and Molecular Biology
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

Speakers:  

Nishant Gupta, MD
Scientific Director, The LAM Foundation
Associate Professor Division of Pulmonary,
Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
University of Cincinnati

Yan Tang, PhD
Instructor of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Vera Krymskaya, PhD, MBA
Professor of Medicine
Pulmonary, Allergy, & Critical Care Division
University of Pennsylvania

Yan Xu, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics and Biomedical Informatics
Division of Pulmonary Biology
Perinatal Institute
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center

 

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Intended Audience: This workshop is designed for research and medical professionals focused on LAM. Patients and family members are welcome to attend the session; however, the majority of the content will retain a deep scientific tone. A summary of this conference will be presented for the LAM patient community on September 9, 2021, with the option to ask questions at the end.