Posted on August 15, 2021 |
Please join us for the 2021 LAM Research Virtual Conference, Transforming our Understanding of LAM: The Path Forward, on Friday, August 20, 2021, at 11:00 AM ET (3:00 PM GMT). This workshop, chaired by Dr. Scott Budinger, Chief of Pulmonary and Critical Care in the Department of Medicine at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, will highlight the recent advances in our understanding of the pathobiology of lymphangioleiomyomatosis (LAM) by using single cell RNA-sequencing.
Speakers will include:
Nishant Gupta, MD
Scientific Director, The LAM Foundation
Associate Professor Division of Pulmonary,
Critical Care and Sleep Medicine
University of Cincinnati
Vera Krymskaya, PhD, MBA
Professor of Medicine
Pulmonary, Allergy, & Critical Care Division
University of Pennsylvania
Yan Tang, PhD
Instructor of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Yan Xu, PhD
Professor of Pediatrics and Biomedical Informatics
Division of Pulmonary Biology
Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center
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. Download the virtual conference agenda here.
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.