PACCM News

Kambez H. Benam develops new robot to simulate vaping effects

Kambez H. Benam develops new robot to simulate vaping effects

To better understand potential damage that emerging vaping products may have on human lungs, Dr. Benam and his team have created a first-in-kind biologically inspired robotic system that quantitatively analyzes submicron and microparticles generated from electronic cigarettes in real-time while mimicking clinically relevant breathing and vaping topography exactly as happens in humans.

Dr. Oliver Eickelberg Appointed Vice Chair for Basic and Translational Research

Dr. Oliver Eickelberg Appointed Vice Chair for Basic and Translational Research

Given that the research mission of the Department of Medicine and the development and sustainment of the career development pipeline remain central tenants of our academic vision, it is our pleasure to announce the appointment of Oliver Eickelberg, MD, as Vice Chair for Basic and Translational Research.

Dr. Alison Morris named Chief of the Division of PACCM

Dr. Alison Morris named Chief of the Division of PACCM

Alison Morris, MD, MS, has been appointed chief of the Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine (PACCM) beginning July 1, 2019. She is currently the vice chair for Clinical Research in the Department of Medicine.

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