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UPDATED MARCH 2017:
The information currently found on this site is for the 2016 Lung Conference,
"Lung Immune Responses and Inflammation in Health and Disease."

Information for the 2018 Lung Conference is forthcoming.
SAVE THE DATE: October 4-5, 2018

Speakers and Moderators

Krishnendu Chakraborty, PhD
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
David C. Christiani, MD, MPH
Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School
Elkan Blout Professor of Environmental Genetics
Director, Harvard Education and Research Center for
Occupational Safety and Health
Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
Wonder P. Drake, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine, Pathology, Microbiology, and Immunology
Vanderbilt University School of Medicine
Oliver Eickelberg, MD
Chairman, Comprehensive Pneumology Center (CPC)
Director, Institute of Lung Biology and Disease (iLBD)
Vice Chairman, German Center for Lung Research (DZL)
Ludwig-Maximilians-University and Helmholtz Zentrum München
Munich, Germany
John F. Engelhardt, PhD
Roy J. Carver Chair in Molecular Medicine
DEO and Chair, Depatment of Anatomy and Cell Biology
Director, Center for Cystic Fibrosis and Other Genetic Diseases
Professor of Medicine, Anatomy, and Cell Biology
University of Iowa Carver College of Medicine
Mark T. Gladwin, MD
Jack D. Meyers Professor and Chair
Department of Medicine
Director, Heart, Lung, Blood & Vascular Medicine Institute
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Laurie H. Glimcher, MD
Stephen and Suzanne Weiss Dean
Professor of Medicine
Weill Cornell Medical College
Provost for Medical Affairs of Cornell University
Barney Graham, MD, PhD
Deputy Director, Vaccine Research Center
Chief, Viral Pathogenesis Laboratory and Translational Science Core
National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases
National Institutes of Health
Michael J. Holtzman, MD
Selma and Herman Seldin Professor of Medicine
Director of Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine
Professor of Cell Biology & Physiology
Division of Biology & Biomedical Sciences
Washington University in St. Louis
Alison Humbles, PhD
Principal Scientist
Respiratory, Inflammation & Autoimmunity (RIA)
MedImmune, LLC
PD Dr. Dieter Jenne
Project Leader, Institute of Lung Biology and disease (iLBD)
Comprehensive Pneumology Center (CPC)
Helholtz Zentrum München
Munich, Germany
Melanie Königshoff, MD, PhD
Comprehensive Pneumology Center
Program Director, Helmholtz Research School Lung Biology and Disease
Munich, Germany
Jay K. Kolls, MD
Director, Richard King Mellon Foundation Institute for Pediatric Research
Professor of Pediatrics & Immunology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Course Director:
Janet S. Lee, MD

Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Rama K. Mallampalli, MD
UPMC Endowed Professor and Director
Acute Lung Injury Center of Excellence
Division Chief, Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
John F. McDyer, MD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Silke Meiners , PhD
Head of Research Group
Comprehensive Pneumology Center (CPC)
Munich, Germany
Felix Meissner, PhD
Head of Research Group
Experimental Systems Immunology
Max Planck Institute of Biochemistry
Munich, Germany
Patricia Noel, PhD
Lead Program Director
Asthma Scientific Research Program
National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Prof. Dr. Vasilis Ntziachristos
Chair for Biological Imaging
Technical University of Munich (TUM)
Helmholtz Zentrum München
Munich, Germany
Bonnie W. Ramsey, MD
Endowed Chair in Cystic Fibrosis
Professor and Vice Chair for Research, Department of Pediatrics
Director, Center for Clinical & Translational Research
Seattle Children's Hospital
Executive Director, Cystic Fibrosis Therapeutics Development Network Coordinating Center
University of Washington School of Medicine

Course Director:
Anuradha Ray, PhD

Professor of Medicine & Immunology
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Prabir Ray, PhD
Professor of Medicine & Immunology
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Prof. Harald Renz
Department Head, Clinical Chemistry & Molecular Diagnostics
University of Marburg
Director and Chair, Institute of Laboratory Medicine and Pathobiochemistry
Philipps-University
Marburg, Germany
Mauricio Rojas, MD
Visiting Associate Professor of Medicine
Dorothy P. & Richard P. Simmons Center for Interstitial Lung Disease
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Sruti Shiva, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Department of Pharmacology & Chemical Biology
Heart, Lung, Blood and Vascular Medicine Institute
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

Anne I. Sperling, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Section of Pulmonary and Critical Care
, Department of Medicine
Faculty Director, Immunological Applications Core Facility
University of Chicago Biomedical Sciences

Prithu Sundd, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine
Heart, Lung, Blood & Vascular Medicine Institute
Alkis Togias, MD
Branch Chief, Allergy, Asthma and Airway Biology
DAIT/NIAID/NIH
Nathanial Weathington, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
John V. Williams, MD
Division Chief, Pediatric Infectious Diseases
Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh/UPMC
Professor of Medicine
Department of Pediatrics
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Dr. Ali Önder Yildirim  
Head, Research Group
Comprehensive Pneumology Center (CPC)
Institute of Lung Biology and Disease (iLBD)
Helmholtz Zentrum München
Munich, Germany
Yutong Zhao, MD, PhD
Associate Professor of Medicine
Acute Lung Injury Center of Excellence
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy & Critical Care Medicine
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine