Author Archives: Patricia Silva PhD

April is Time to Take the #SarcoidStories Challenge

The Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research is calling for everyone to participate this month of April in a campaign to celebrate those living with sarcoidosis. This year’s campaign, #SarcoidStories, is an effort to raise awareness among the general public about the daily challenges and joys in the lives of…

Philadelphia’s Korman Respiratory Institute Names Jesse Román New CEO

Respiratory disease expert Jesse Román, MD, is the new CEO of Philadelphia’s Jane and Leonard Korman Respiratory Institute. Románhas published about 115 peer-reviewed articles in scientific journals and 20 manuscripts — primarily on sarcoidosis, interstitial lung disease and pulmonary fibrosis. Román’s most recent position was chairman of the Department of…

WASOG Designates Temple Lung Center As Official Sarcoidosis Clinic

The World Association for Sarcoidosis and Other Granulomatous Disorders (WASOG) and the Foundation for Sarcoidosis Research (FSR) have designated Temple Lung Center’s specialized sarcoidosis program as an official WASOG Sarcoidosis Clinic, one of only 27 such designations in the world. The WASOG Sarcoidosis Clinic designation recently…

Loyola Medicine Performs 900th Lung Transplant, a New Milestone

Loyola Medicine has just performed its 900th transplant, reaching a new milestone in its lung transplant program for patients with conditions affecting the lungs like sarcoidosis. Loyola has outperformed all other transplant centers in Illinois, with three times as many transplants as all the remaining centers combined. In 1988 the…