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Research Program Benefit at ATS 2017

Join the celebration!


Join the celebration at the Ninth Annual ATS Foundation Research Program Benefit on Saturday, May 20 during ATS 2017 in Washington, DC.

We look forward to honoring David M. Center, MD, with the Breathing for Life Award—our highest award for philanthropy, scientific achievement, and commitment to mentorship.

When you join us for the benefit you’ll:

  • Support research grants for promising young investigators;
  • Celebrate Dr. David M. Center and the Research Program awardees;
  • Reconnect with ATS friends from around the globe;
  • Enjoy delicious food, music, dancing, and more!

If you are planning to attend ATS 2017, you may choose a group package or individual tickets for the benefit at

If you are unable to attend the benefit, you may still honor Dr. Center by placing an ad in our event program, or by making a contribution to the Research Program at

Questions? Please contact Ally Felix at

I look forward to greeting you at the benefit!

Best wishes,
Dean Schraufnagel, MD
ATS Foundation Chair

P.S. 100% of your support funds research awards for young investigators!

Thank you, Genentech!   The ATS Foundation would like to acknowledge Genentech for its Sapphire Level Support of the Ninth Annual ATS Foundation Research Program Benefit.

The ATS supports the ATS Foundation’s administrative expenses, assuring that every dollar contributed goes directly to support programs.