Read below to learn more about research projects CureTBM has funded!

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1.

Determine if continuous positive airway pressure (CPAP) improves exercise capacity in patients diagnosed with excessive central airway collapse (ECAC). 

Goal: help alleviate symptoms and increase exercise capacity

Daniel Ospina-Delgado, M.D., Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Dr. Majid

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

2.

Building a differential mobility spectrometry (DMS) sensor to better identify TBM breath biomarkers in the clinical setting

Rani Singh, PhD

Thoracic Surgery and Interventional Pulmonology

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Harvard Medical School

3.

Demonstrate the feasibility of a bronchoscopic approach for the treatment of excessive central airway collapse

4.

Demonstrate the effectiveness of the stent evaluation in improving patients’ symptoms and exercise capacity when compared to medical management. 

5.

Identify if the RNA is different for people who have TBM compared to people who do not have TBM

Rani Singh, PhD

Thoracic Surgery and Interventional Pulmonology

Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

Harvard Medical School

6.

Differential Expression of Fibroblast linked genes in tracheal resections from patients with Tracheobronchomalacia (TBM)

Rani Singh PhD1, Barbara Vidal MD2, Juan Ascanio MD1, Garima Singhal PhD3, Jennifer Wilson MD1, Adnan Majid MD1, Paul A VanderLaan MD PhD2, Sidhu P Gangadharan MD1