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Marsico Lung Institute Publications for October 2023

November 1, 2023

Marsico Lung Institute faculty, postdoc, student, and collaborator publications for October 2023 included papers appearing in Lancet Respiratory Medicine, Nature Chemistry, and Nature Microbiology. Check out the full list below: Casadevall A, Cotter PA, Enquist L, Donohue TJ, Bertuzzi S, Nguyen NK. An account of American Academy of Microbiology reforms and pandemic operations. mBio. 2023 … Read more

Conlon Among Five Exceptional Early-Career Faculty Awarded 2023 Hettleman Prizes

October 19, 2023

The annual Phillip and Ruth Hettleman Prizes for Artistic and Scholarly Achievement have been awarded to five promising faculty members who exemplify groundbreaking and innovative research along with future career promise. Among the awardees is MLI member Brian Conlon, PhD. Read the full story here.

Conlon Featured in UNC Research Article on Treatment-Resistant Infections

October 19, 2023

From discovery to prevention to treatment, researchers at UNC-Chapel Hill are working to understand and mitigate the global rise of untreatable infections. In this UNC Research article, “Treatment-resistant infections, a ‘slow-moving catastrophe,’” Brian Conlon, PhD, is one of the featured researchers. Read the story here.

Olivier Consulted for Washington Post Article on Pneumonia

October 19, 2023

Kenneth N. Olivier, MD, MPH, was consulted for an article in the Washington Post focusing on what people should know about pneumonia. The impetus for the article was the announcement that former Olympic gymnast Mary Lou Retton is currently suffering from the illness. The article can be read here.

Jaspers Featured in UNC Rooted Article

September 7, 2023

Ilona Jaspers, PhD, has been featured in a UNC Rooted article. As noted on the website, “Rooted is a feature series that recognizes long-standing members of the UNC-Chapel Hill community who have aided in the advancement of research by staying at Carolina. They are crucial to the research enterprise, experts in their fields, and loyal … Read more

Drummond Receives 2023 Solovy Award for COPD Research

August 4, 2023

Respiratory Health Association (RHA) named M. Bradley Drummond, MD, MHS, the recipient of the 2023 Solovy Award for Advancement in COPD. Dr. Drummond is a distinguished, board-certified pulmonary and critical care physician and associate professor of medicine. Read the full story here.