Title

Lung Allocation Score (LAS) Dynamics and Survival after lung Transplantation

Document Type

Presentation

Publication Date

11-7-2012

Comments

Dr. Wayne Tsuang is currently a Pulmonary & Critical Care Fellow at Duke University.

Honors and Awards:

  • September 2012 North American Taiwanese Medical Association Foundation Scholarship Recipient
  • May 2012 American Thoracic Society Travel Award for oral presentation "Lung Allocation (LAS) Dynamics and Survival after Lung Transplantation:
  • September 2007, Third Place, Resident Grand Rounds Poster Competition, University of Cincinnati, "Humming in the Ears: An injury presenting three weeks after closed head trauma" Tsuang, W, Lu Cii, Warm E, Colberly L, Chieh HC, Liu HM
  • February 2007 Max Kade Fellow, American-Austrian Foundation. Fully funded ICU rotation at the University of Vienna General Hospital March 2006 Third Place, Student poster competition

Funded Research Experiences

2011-2013 Research Fellow, Duke Clinical Research Institute (DCRI) NIH: T32-HL007538

Abstract

Objectives:

1. Learn about the Lung Allocation Score (LAS) and it components

2. Learn about the Lung transplantation allocation history

3. Learn about how changes in LAS impact post-transplant survival

Presentation: