The American Thoracic Society (ATS) International Conference 2024 will be held May 17-22, 2024 in San Diego, CA. Registration is open. See details for attendees and how to register. 

SPIROMICS Highlights at ATS

A symposium focused on SPIROMICS findings will be held on Monday, May 20 from 12pm - 1pm PST. 

The topics are:

  • How Do Different Categories of "Pre-COPD" Fit Together? - presented by Dr. Prescott Woodruff
  • Investigating the Origins of Early COPD in the SOURCE Study - presented by Dr. Meilan K. Han
  • Sex-Based Differences in the RV (Right Ventricle) in COPD in SPIROMICS HF - presented by Dr. Monica Mukherjee
  • Implications of COVID-19 for COPD (C4R study in SPIROMICS) - presented by Dr. Victor E. Ortega

These SPIROMICS-related sessions will be presented as part of these mini symposiums: 

"Indoor Air Pollution, Dysanapsis, and Lung Function Decline: Analyses From the SPIROMICS AIR Study," to be presented by Dr. Sarath Raju on Wednesday, May 22, 8:15am - 10:15am PST. Part of the mini symposium, "Machine Learning and Large Cohort Studies to Understand Exposure-related Lung Disease."

These two presentations are part of the mini symposium on "Determinants of Disease Progression and Decline in COPD," on Wednesday, May 22, 8:15 AM - 10:15 AM PST:

  • "Effect of Smoking Cessation on COPD Exacerbations, Spirometry and Respiratory Symptoms in SPIROMICS," to be presented by Dr. Laura Glassman. 
  • "Clinical Characteristics and Longitudinal Outcomes in Heterogeneous Emphysema in SPIROMICS," to be presented by Dr. Andrew Hong. 

Additional ATS Conference highlights:

View an At-A-Glance program for ATS 2024. 

News about keynote speakers is available here. 

The ATS Diversity Forum will be held on May 19th. 

See a list of resources and programs for Early Career Professionals.

Additionally, a 2024 Clinical Trial Results symposium, options for Continuing Medical Education (CME), a Respiratory Innovation Summit, and many other programs are planned.

ATS is made up of thousands of respiratory healthcare professionals around the world. See more about ATS.