Yale scientists are evaluating a new method to treat debilitating and deadly pulmonary fibrosis.
- August 14, 2023
New research suggests that people with asthma suffered less severe infections and mortality than those without the lung disease.
- August 10, 2023
Stephen Baldassarri, MD, MHS, assistant professor of medicine (pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine), discusses the basics of e-cigarettes, how e-cigarettes compare to conventional cigarettes, and the future of vaping and smoking.
- June 07, 2023
D’Ambrosio Awarded Outstanding Educator Award by Association of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Program Directors
Carolyn D’Ambrosio, MD, associate professor of medicine (pulmonary, critical, and sleep medicine) was recently awarded the Outstanding Educator Award by the Association of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Program Directors (APCCMPD). Currently, she serves as the vice chief for Fellowship Training in Yale’s Department of Internal Medicine’s Section of Pulmonary, Critical Care Medicine and Sleep Medicine.
- May 22, 2023
Clemente Britto-Leon, MD, assistant professor of medicine (pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine) at Yale School of Medicine (YSM), received the Carol Basbaum Award from the Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology (RCMB) Assembly of the American Thoracic Society.
- May 21, 2023
Katie McAvoy, MD, clinical fellow (pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine), was awarded top abstract by the American Thoracic Society (ATS) Innovations in Fellowship Education Working Group.
- May 20, 2023
Lauren Ferrante, MD, MHS, assistant professor of medicine (pulmonary, critical care and sleep medicine) has won the American Thoracic Society (ATS) Jo Rae Wright Award for Outstanding Science.
- May 17, 2023
It’s been more than three years since the COVID pandemic began, causing over six million deaths worldwide (as of April 2023). While things have largely returned to normal thanks to vaccines, lockdowns, and public health measures and with the Public Health Emergency recently ending, life is a “new normal.” No one who has come out on the other side of the height of the pandemic has remained unaffected, whether physically, emotionally, or both. This is particularly true for the frontline healthcare workers who cared for very sick patients despite the fear of becoming ill themselves.
- April 27, 2023
A recent study published in Pulmonary Circulation assesses changes in oxygen extraction following post-acute sequelae of SARS-Cov-2 infection (PASC) syndrome, or “long COVID.” PASC may affect half of patients who recover from COVID-19. One debilitating hallmark is a persistent decrease in exercise tolerance.
- March 27, 2023
Pulmonary hypertension can only be diagnosed now through an invasive right heart catheterization. A research team sought to evaluate the effectiveness of a range of variables measured through non-invasive tests. The study identified which variables were the strongest predictors of pulmonary hypertension. It also found a combination of variables that could predict the condition with high accuracy.