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Research Program Impact

The ATS Foundation provides seed funding for young investigators who seek cures and treatment for pulmonary diseases, critical care illnesses, and sleep disorders. This funding has transformed their professional lives, launching careers dedicated to scientific discovery and better patient care. The return on investment (ROI) for the Research Program is outstanding. The ATS Foundation's initial investment of $11 million has resulted in over $143 million in subsequent funds from the federal government to our awardees. 

Take a look at the accomplishments of past research awardees below! For a complete listing of award recipients, please click here.  

drummond M. Bradley Drummond, MD MHS
Assistant Professor
Johns Hopkins
mckee Amy McKee, PhD
University of Colorado
owen Caroline Owen, MD, PhD
Assistant Professor of Medicine
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
powel Charles A. Powell, MD
Chief of the Division of Pulmonary,
Critical Care, and Sleep Medicine
Mt. Sinai Hospital
sood Akshay Sood, MD, MPH
Associate Professor
University of New Mexico
tager Andrew Tager, MD
Assistant Professor
Harvard Medical School

Congratulations to the 2014 Awardees!

Read about the successes of previous awardees

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