American Thoracic Society International Conference

Healio Pulmonology brings you the highlights from the American Thoracic Society International Conference. Refer back to this page often for the latest news from ATS, perspectives, and interviews with leading researchers and clinicians, and to review archives of past meetings.

Meeting News

ASCENT-COPD: Aclidinium shows continued success in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease

May 23, 2019
DALLAS — Aclidinium reduces moderate to severe exacerbations without increasing cardiovascular event risk in patients with chronic obstructive…
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Investigational TORC1 inhibitor observed to reduce respiratory tract infections in elderly with asthma

May 22, 2019
DALLAS — In a phase 2b trial, an investigational TORC1 inhibitor was well tolerated and observed to reduce the incidence of respiratory tract…
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Bacterial pneumonia linked to chronic lung problems

May 22, 2019
Young children with bacterial pneumonia who were admitted to a pediatric ICU frequently had lung problems that lasted up to a year after discharge…
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Treprostinil dry powder safe, well tolerated in PAH

May 22, 2019
DALLAS — A dry powder formulation of treprostinil was safe and well tolerated at 2 months, with no drug-related serious adverse events, in…
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High-intensity dust exposure linked to airway abnormalities in World Trade Center firefighters

May 21, 2019
DALLAS — In firefighters who responded to the World Trade Center on 9/11, high-intensity dust exposure and early symptoms were associated with…
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E-cigarettes may weaken immune system’s response to flu

May 21, 2019
Research presented at the American Thoracic Society’s International Meeting suggests that although e-cigarettes and cigarettes can leave people…
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Eosinophil-guided therapy noninferior to standard treatment for COPD exacerbations

May 21, 2019
DALLAS — Patients with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease requiring hospitalization who received eosinophil-guided…
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Early initiation of selexipag results in more pronounced treatment effect: GRIPHON

May 21, 2019
DALLAS — In a post hoc exploratory analysis of the GRIPHON study, treatment with selexipag, compared with placebo, improved clinical outcomes…
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Add-on benralizumab not linked to lower exacerbation rates in COPD

May 20, 2019
DALLAS — In patients with moderate to very severe chronic obstructive pulmonary disease who had a history of exacerbations, were on double or…
Meeting NewsPerspective

Nintedanib slows loss of pulmonary function in systemic sclerosis-associated interstitial lung disease

May 20, 2019
DALLAS — Patients with interstitial lung disease associated with systemic sclerosis treated with the tyrosine kinase inhibitor nintedanib…

Meeting Calendar

American Thoracic Society International Conference

May 17, 2019 - May 22, 2019

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