Research Forum

Saturday, April 24, 2021 | Virtual Program

California Research Forum on Lung Health

Research Forum Theme: Research Spotlight on Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, & COVID-19

Breathe Southern California, the Emphysema Foundation of America, and Trudeau Society invite you to the virtual California Research Forum on Lung Health providing Research Spotlights On Pulmonary, Critical Care, Sleep Medicine, & COVID-19

The California Research Forum on Lung Health joins local researchers as they share strategies and innovations
related to clinical and scientific pulmonary and respiratory health. Research abstracts are selected by the
Trudeau Society Steering Committee and the leading oral/poster presentations are recognized for their remarkable work.

We look forward to reviewing this year’s evidence-based research  from our honored speakers from across the nation. If you haven’t already, be sure to register today!

2021 AGENDA

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM Welcome Remarks from Guy Soo Hoo, M.D., Trudeau Society Chairman

9:00 AM – 10:00 AM [Session 1] Oral Presentations on Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

IGE Stimulates Carotid Body Activity by Nicholas Jendzjowsky, MD – The Lundquist Institute at Harbor UCLA

Drinking Cold Water Evokes Decreases in Spirometry Indices of Lung Function by Nicholas Tiller, MD – The Lundquist Institute

Characterization of Progression Airflow Limitation by Impulse Oscillometry and Shape Changes by Robert Calmelat, MD – The Lundquist Institute

Effect of Using an In-Line Filter on Cardiopulmonary Variables during Laboratory Exercise Testing by April Soriano, MD – The Lundquist Institute at Harbor UCLA

Time and Motion Pilot Study of Nebulized COPD Therapy in US Inpatients and Long-Term Care by Brooks Kuhn, MD – University of California Davis School of Medicine 

Lung Deposition of Two Bronchodilators in Subjects with Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease when Administered vid Standard Jet Nebulizer or Handihaler® using Functional Respiratory Imaging by Glenn Crater – Theravance Biopharma US, Inc.

10:00 AM – 11:00 AM [Session 2] Oral Presentations on Granuloma and Interstitial Lung Disease 

Tuberculous Endobronchial Stenosis by Yossef Aelony, MD – Long Beach Public Health TB Clinic

Rapid Growing Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Empyema Necessities by Stephanie Chang, MD – Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Sarcoidosis Presenting as Recurrent Pneumonia in Association with MGUS by Yuliya Zekster, MD – University of California Los Angeles

Gasping for a Diagnosis: A Case of MDA-5 Positive Dermatomyositis-Related Interstitial Lung Disease by Alexander Yuen, MD – University of California Los Angeles

Diagnostic Yield and Safety of a Protocolized Outpatient Transbronchial Cryobiopsy Program by Matthew Carroll, MD – University of California Los Angeles

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM [Session 3] Oral Presentations on COVID-19

The Natural History of a Patient with Hypoxemic COVID-19 Pneumonia by Gilad Jaffee, MD – University of California Los Angeles & WLA VA Medical Center

Not Every White Globular Mass is a Pearl, Some Turn Out to be an Endobronchial Aspergilloma by Yasaman Safarpour, MD – University of California Riverside

Chicken or Egg? Newly Diagnosed Interstitial Lung Disease after COVID-19 by Giulana Cerro, MD – Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Post-COVID Recovery: Characteristics and Outcomes of Chronic Critically Ill Patients to an LTAC by Dale Jun, MD – Barlow Respiratory Hospital

11:55 AM – 12:00 PM Break 

12:00 PM – 12:30 PM Featured Keynote Speaker

Progesterone in the Treatment of Severe COVID-19 Pneumonia by Sara Ghandehari, MD – Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

12:30 PM California Research Forum on Lung Health Awardee Announcement & Closing Remarks from Guy Soo Hoo, M.D., Trudeau Society Chairman

California Lung Health Research Forum

2021 Research Forum Winners - Innovations in Pulmonary Research

Case Reports

1st Place Winners

Yuliya Zektser, MD

Sarcoidosis Presenting as Recurrent Pneumonia in Association with MGUS

2nd Place Winners

Stephanie Chang, MD

Rapid growing Mycobacterium Tuberculosis Empyema Neccessitans

3rd Place Winners

Alex Yuen, MD

Gasping for a Diagnosis: A Case of MDA-5 Positive Dermatomyositis-Related Interstitial Lung Disease

Gilad Jaffe, MD

The Natural History of a Patient with Hypoxemic COVID-19 Pneumonia

2021 Research Forum Winners - Innovations in Pulmonary Research

Original Investigations

1st Place Winners

Nicholas Jendzjowsky, MD

IgE Stimulates Carotid Body Activity

2nd Place Winners

Nicholas Tiller, MD

Drinking Cold Water Evokes Decreases in Spirometric Indices of Lung Function

3rd Place Winners

Dale Jun, MD

Post-Covid Recovery: Characteristics and Outcomes of Chronic Critically Ill Patients at an LTAC

OUR RESEARCH FORUM ATTENDEES SHARED:

92%

Enjoyed the forum format

95%

Consider submitting an abstract next year

100%

Recommend forum to other colleagues

A Message From Dr. Guy Soo Hoo

Celebrating our newest members to the Centennial Circle!

  • Dr. William Stringer, Investigator, The Lundquist Institute and Professor of Medicine, Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA
  • Ms. Anita Quiñonez Gabrielian, Former Regional Vice President of External Affairs Los Angeles at AT&T

Centennial Circle Members

  • Dr. Arthur Gelb
  • Dr. Philip Gold
  • Dr. Joseph H. Kuei
  • Dr. Guy Soo Hoo
  • Dr. Silverio M. Santiago
  • Dr. Yossef Aelony

Join your colleagues in the Centennial Circle!

Trudeau Society relies on the support of it’s members and partners to continue to provide meaningful programs. Join your colleagues in becoming one of the first 100 members to donate $1,000 or more to recognize our 100 years of health professional education!

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