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COVID-19 Update for the LAM Community: Delta Variant, Vaccines, and Sirolimus

Posted on July 23, 2021   |   

Just when we thought we had overcome the threat of COVID-19, we are now reading reports about the highly contagious Delta variant, an increasing number of cases, and persistent questions regarding vaccine efficacy. Will it ever end?

If you find yourself with thoughts along this line, you are not alone. The reality is that the detection and subsequent spread of another variant of the novel coronavirus is a part of the natural evolution of this virus and a common survival strategy

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Topics: COVID-19 Sirolimus Vaccines        Categories: Educational Resources
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Single cell RNA sequencing provides insights into LAM and a potential link to COVID-19

Posted on May 28, 2021   |   

Single cell RNA sequencing (scRNA-seq) is a technology that allows the analysis of transcriptome of individual cells; that is, to measure and analyze the messenger RNA (mRNA) molecules made by each cell in a tissue or in a biological process. Recent advances in this powerful technology provide us with exciting opportunities to study LAM at an unprecedented resolution, enabling the discovery of novel disease-related cells, predicting biomarkers and potential treatment targets, and providing new insights into the development of LAM.

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Topics: ScienceFriday Single Cell Analysis        Categories: Educational Resources
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The LAM Foundation Statement on Masks and Social Distancing for COVID-19

Posted on May 28, 2021   |   

On May 16, 2021 the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) released updated guidance for individuals who have been fully vaccinated (at least two weeks following the full course of your vaccination) against COVID-19. According to this guidance, fully vaccinated individuals can resume normal activities without wearing a mask or social distancing.

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Topics: COVID-19        Categories: Educational Resources
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Online Giving in the Digital Age

Posted on May 21, 2021   |   

In the fall of 2019, The LAM Foundation launched a new online donation and fundraising platform, Classy. The launch proved to

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Topics: Donations WWLAM        Categories: Educational Resources
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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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Topics: Home Spirometry        Categories: Educational Resources
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