ATS 2021 International Conference

ATS 2021 International Conference

In this episode of Meeting Mic, we bring you pearls and perspectives from the American Thoracic Society 2021 International Conference, as well as Healio’s top headlines from the virtual meeting. Leonard Bacharier, MD, discusses results of the VOYAGE study of dupilumab in children with asthma :35 Dennis Hwang, MD, shares data from a study that looked at severe obstructive sleep apnea and COVID-19 risk 7:11 Alayna Tackett, PhD, discusses results of her analysis of e-cigarette use and the association with wheeze and shortness of breath, even in young adults who don’t smoke 10:25 Michael Wechsler, MD, shares data from the LIBERTY ASTHMA TRAVERSE Extension Study, which assessed long-term maintenance of oral corticosteroid reduction and efficacy with dupilumab in patients with asthma 14:01 Ana Hernandez Cordero, PhD, discusses data from an integrative genomic analysis of potential genetic risk factors for COVID-19 23:15 Read the full coverage here: https://www.healio.com/news/pulmonology/20210519/tezepelumab-reduces-exacerbations-in-broad-population-of-patients-with-severe-asthma https://www.healio.com/news/pulmonology/20210518/multiple-disease-progression-events-less-likely-with-continued-inhaled-treprostinil https://www.healio.com/news/pulmonology/20210517/monoclonal-antibody-cocktail-cut-covid19-hospitalization-death-by-70-in-outpatient-setting https://www.healio.com/news/pulmonology/20210516/fauci-covid19-vaccines-the-bright-light-of-this-extraordinary-challenge Disclosures: Bacharier reports he received speaker fees from AstraZeneca, GlaxoSmithKline, Regeneron and Sanofi; was on the data safety monitoring board for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and DBV Technologies; and received research support from NIH, Sanofi and Vectura. Hernandez Cortez reports funding from MITACS and Providence Health Center. Hwang reports that efforts for the study were supported by grants from the American Academy of Sleep Medicine Foundation and from internal Kaiser research support. Tackett reports no relevant financial disclosures. The research was supported by the National Heart Lung and Blood Institute from the NIH and the Oklahoma Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust. Wechsler reports he received consultant fees from AstraZeneca, Amgen, Boehringer Ingelheim, Cohero Health, Equillium, Genentech, GlaxoSmithKline, Novartis, Regeneron, Sanofi, Sentien and Teva.

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