Title

Translational Studies of Acute Lung Injury

Document Type

Presentation

Publication Date

10-10-2012

Comments

Jason D. Christie, MD, MS is the Section Chief of Medical Critical Care. He is currently Associate Professor of Medicine in the Department of Pulmonary/Critical Care Medicine and Associate Professor of Epidemiology in the Department of Biostatistics and Epidemiology at the University of Pennsylvania. He is a Senior Scholar in the Center for Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and the Director of Clinical Research in the Pulmonary Division. His career is focused on translational research studies of the risks, pathogenesis, treatment, and outcomes of acute lung injury (ALI) in the transplant and non-transplant human populations.

Abstract

Objectives:

1. Understand the benefits and limitations of Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome definitions.

2. Understand challenges to Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome study design and novel ways to approach translational study of the syndrome.

3. Describe new insights into Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome pathophysiology from recent translational studies focusing on personalized medicine.

56 minutes