The American Lung Association announced the launch of the American Lung Association Research Institute to address critical lung health challenges in the US. According to the organization, more than 34 million Americans live with lung disease, a leading cause of death in America.
"Lung disease is a critical health challenge in America, and we must take action to address it. The American Lung Association Research Institute is our answer to this challenge, and we are committed to investing in research, collaborating with experts and empowering scientists to accelerate discovery and innovation," said Harold Wimmer, President and CEO of the American Lung Association. "The Lung Association has long been the trusted champion of lung health research, and the new Research Institute will take our work to end lung disease to the next level."
The new American Lung Association Research Institute will:
The Research Institute is governed by the Scientific Advisory Committee, a committee of the National Board of Directors, which includes the top experts in research and lung health from across the country. A new subcommittee of the Scientific Advisory Committee will explore partnership programs and collaboration opportunities for the American Lung Association Research Institute.Back To Top
American Lung Association Launches New Research Institute. Appl Rad Oncol.