Stay tuned for more information on the 2020 California Research Forum on Lung Health!

The Trudeau Society and BREATHE California of Los Angeles County reintroduced the California Research Forum on Lung Health in 2019, providing fellow trainees and junior staff the opportunity to present their latest research to the Southern California medical community. The event was held at LA BioMed at the UCLA Harbor campus. The forum featured researchers from institutions such as, University of California, Irvine, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, LA BioMed, University of Southern California, and University of California of Los Angeles.
Trudeau Society is pleased to announce the winners from the 2019 California Research Forum on Lung Health
Oral Presentations
1st Place (tied)
The Effect of Using Vitamin C, Hydrocortisone, and Thiamine Triple Therapy in the Treatment of Septic Shock
Reza Ronaghi, MD – University of Southern California
Physiologic Dead Space (VD/VT) as Predictor of Postoperative Complications after Lung Resection
Sanford Church, MD – University of California, Irvine
3rd Place
Cigarette-Smoking Increases Alveolar Exosome Concentration, which is Normalized by a Single Bout of Endurance Exercise
Asghar Abbasi, MD – Harbor-UCLA, LA BioMed
Honorable Mention
Inferior Vena Cava (IVCF) Utilization at a Quaternary Care Medical Center
June Choe, MD – Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Poster Presentations
1st Place
Pre-endoscopic Intubation for Airway Protection in Patients Undergoing Evaluation for Hematemesis – Experience in a Tertiary Care Center
Patrick Chan, MD – University of Southern California
2nd Place
Relation of static indices of hyperinflation to dyspnea in patients with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease
Ravi Patel, MD – University of Southern California
3rd Place
Intravascular Lymphoma Mimicking Acute Pulmonary Embolism
Mariam Torossian, MD – Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Honorable Mention
PET scans and Malignant Pleural Effusions
Samuel Cohen, MD – Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Check out pictures from the forum below: