I am extremely grateful to the CHEST Foundation for the honor and privilege of receiving the CHEST Foundation Research Grant in Nontuberculous Mycobacteria Diseases in addition to a CHEST Foundation Travel Grant to be able to attend the CHEST Annual Meeting 2017 in Toronto, Canada. [Read more…] about Reflections on the CHEST Annual Meeting From an Early Investigator Written by Keira A. Cohen, MD
Have you been thinking about how great of a time you had at CHEST 2017? Or, perhaps you weren’t able to make it to CHEST 2017 and are looking forward to attending CHEST 2018? Well we’d be happy to have you attend the annual meeting in sunny, San Antonio, Texas this fall. CHEST 2018 will occur earlier this year, from October 6-10, and we’ve got a few ways you can get involved leading up to the meeting. Don’t forget to look out for CHEST 2018 registration, opening April 5. [Read more…] about Are You Ready for CHEST 2018 in San Antonio, TX?
The CHEST Foundation is excited to host the Lung Health Experience at this year’s CHEST 2017 Annual Meeting. The Lung Health Experience is a travelling community service program designed to connect the public with local lung health experts, so they can begin a conversation in a casual, fun environment about the importance of lung health. [Read more…] about CHEST Foundation Lung Health Experience is Headed to Toronto
The CHEST Foundation champions lung health through clinical research and community service grants. Since 1996, we’ve provided over $10 million in funding for clinical research and community service, with a reach that spans from Texas to Tanzania. At CHEST 2017, we’ll recognize the winners of nearly a half-million dollars in research and community service grants that advance lung health. The 2017 grant cycle was incredibly competitive with more than 100 applications for funding. The winners listed below exhibited exemplary partnerships with their sponsoring institution; rigorous metrics to track their project’s progress; and innovative, novel approaches to addressing their research topic. We are excited to announce this year’s grant recipients! [Read more…] about Announcing the 2017 CHEST Foundation Grant Recipients
Thank you to all those in the NetWorks Steering Committees who have participated in the NetWorks Challenge to date. In just over a month the challenge has raised more than $10,000 from Round 1, with an average gift of $320. To thank you and remind you of the GREAT work you are doing, we wanted to pass along the June issue of the Donor Spotlight. This issue is filled with all the great work that your dollars are accomplishing because you believe in better patient outcomes. We thank you for your dedication to lung health! [Read more…] about Conquer the Challenge. Champion Lung Health.
Donations to the CHEST Foundation funded more than a half million dollars in grants at CHEST 2016. The inspiring work of 11 individuals was recognized at the CHEST Foundation awards ceremony.
“I am very proud to have been awarded a CHEST Foundation grant and pleased that clinical research and real-word evidence are a priority to the foundation,” stated Alice Turner, MBChB, MRCP, PhD. Dr. Turner was awarded the 2016 CHEST Foundation and the Alpha-1 Foundation Clinical Research Grant in Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency. “This award means that my patients can now see publicly the efforts that are being made to reduce inequities in care and ensure that the best treatments are made available in the UK.” [Read more…] about CHEST Foundation Grants Awarded at CHEST 2016