Education Webinars

The LAM Foundation holds educational webinars to further educate the LAM Community about the latest breakthroughs and newest treatments, as well as provide additional education about the disease.

Recordings of webinars will be available for viewing after the webinar.

Previously Recorded Webinars

  • From Biopsies to Pleurodesis: Understanding Surgical Interventions for LAM

  • Released 10/9/2020
  • Dr. Charlie Strange, LAM Clinic Director at the Medical University at South Carolina, discusses what is often a patient’s first painful experience with LAM—pneumothorax. This informative session titled, "From Biopsies to Pleurodesis: Understanding Surgical Interventions for LAM" will also explore chylothorax and surgical interventions such as angiomyolipoma resection and lung transplantation.
  • Rapamycin: From Fruit Flies to Easter Island and MILES In Between | LAMposium In Your Living Room

  • Released 9/8/2020
  • This presentation by LAM specialist Dr. Kotloff will cover the rationale for why rapamycin appeared to be an excellent drug for treating LAM, what we learned from the MILES trial, and our experience in using rapamycin. Dr. Kotloff will also discuss who is eligible to receive this treatment, its potential side effects, and what questions remain about the risks and benefits associated with its use.
  • Looking Towards the Future In LAM 

  • Recorded 7/16/2020
  • As part of "LAM Week at the ATS" and in conjunction with PAR partner the LAM Foundation, the ATS hosted a webinar on July 16th. The webinar is entitled, "Looking Toward the Future in LAM" and was presented by Nishant Gupta, MD of the University of Cincinnati.
  • LAM Science Forum | LAMposium In Your Living Room

  • Released 6/21/2020
  • The second session in our LAMposium In Your Living Room education series, “LAM Science Forum: LAM Tissue Donors Participate in Building on Discoveries in Mouse Models to Advance our Understanding of LAM,” featuring Stephen Hammes, MD, PhD, and Kathryn Wikenheiser-Brokamp, MD, PhD. In this unique session, Drs. Hammes and Wikenheiser-Brokamp will share their insights on the latest LAM research. This informal discussion format will highlight the critical role of patient-donated tissues and mouse models in advancing our understanding of LAM disease to inform the development of new diagnostic and treatment strategies. You will also learn how hormones influence LAM progression.
  • Exercise & LAM What Do We Know? | LAMposium In Your Living Room

  • Released 6/21/2020
  • "Exercise & LAM: What Do We Know?" featuring Mary Beth Brown, PT, PhD is the first webinar of our LAMposium In Your Living Room series. Listen as she shares insights from her study that examines the impact of a home-based exercise program for patients living with LAM. She will discuss aspects of her study as well as the benefits of exercise in the LAM population.
  • Powering LAM Research Webinar

  • Recorded 1/16/2020

  • Women with LAM have a long tradition of taking action to create a better future for themselves and others living with LAM through education and participating in scientific research. Continue this trailblazing culture by watching this webinar presented by Frank McCormack, MD, Scientific Director of The LAM Foundation.

  • LAM Evidence-Based Practice Guidelines

    Released 4/28/2018

    Lymphangioleiomyomatosis Evidence Based Practice video is a one hour review of the 2016 and 2017 ATS/JRS Clinical Practice Guidelines presented by experienced LAM Clinic Directors. This video covers recommendations for diagnosis, treatment, and management of LAM patients.

    To share this activity with your health care providers, CLICK HERE. This activity has been designed and approved for pulmonologists, obstetricians and gynecologists, emergency room physicians, family medicine physicians, internal medicine physicians, nurse practitioners and physician assistants, and respiratory therapists involved in the management of patients with LAM. Clinicians can take the course and receive continuing education credits at no cost, for both CME and maintenance of certification (MOC).
  • Management of LAM: What Every Patient Should Know

    Recorded on 3/7/2018

    Nishant Gupta, MD, LAM Clinic Director at the University of Cincinnati and Medical Director of the LAM Clinic Network leads this informative webinar. In this webinar, Dr. Gupta highlights what every patient should know about how LAM is managed by their clinical care team.
  • Chest Pain : Insight into the Reasons Why Women with LAM Have Pain

  • Recorded on 3/8/2016
  • As part of LAM Week at the ATS and in conjunction with PAR partner The LAM Foundation, the ATS presented a live webinar held on Tuesday, March 8, 2016. The webinar entitled, "Chest Pain: Insight into the Reasons Why Women with LAM Have Pain" and was hosted by Stephen Ruoss, MD of Stanford University School of Medicine.