Friday, June 16, 2017

Scholarship available to attend international pulmonary meeting in Germany: Nominations Due


Nominations due by June 21, 2017

Editor in Chief elect of AJP-Lung, Dr. Rory Morty, heads the International Graduate Programme in Molecular Biology and Medicine of the Lung at the Universities  of Giessen and Marburg Lung Center, Germany.  This program sponsors a yearly retreat, which is one of the best pulmonary meetings in the world

We feel that trainees and junior faculty will benefit greatly by attending this meeting to be  held in Rauischholzhausen, Germany July 12-14, 2017.  The American Journal of Physiology-Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology and the International Graduate Programme Molecular Biology and Medicine of the Lung are co-sponsoring two fellowships this year to allow one trainee (graduate student, post-doctoral fellow or clinical Fellow) and one junior faculty (instructor or Assistant Professor) to travel to Giessen and participate in this meeting.  A travel allowance of up to $1200 to cover transportation will be paid by AJP-Lung while local transportation, food and lodging will be provide the ICPMBM).  Candidates should have published an outstanding paper in AJP-Lung during the last two years as first author while either a trainee or an Assistant Professor.  Those that receive an award from AJP-Lung will be given priority.  Nominations or self-nominations should be sent to the Managing Editor (Ms. Amy McEver at  Winners will be expected to write a short review on a topic of a lecture by an invited speaker to be considered for publication in AJP-Lung.


Rory Morty, PhD                                                      Sadis Matalon, PhD
Deputy Editor
Editor in Chief elect                                                Editor in Chief

Thursday, May 4, 2017

APS Select May 2017

We would like to congratulate Dr. O'Neill and his colleagues for having their most recent paper recognized by APS to be one of the best recently published articles in physiological research, this month.
You can read their work here:

Monday, April 24, 2017

Congratulations to the 2016 Paper of the Year Award Winners

It is with great pleasure that we announce the 2016 winners of AJP-Lung's Paper of the Year.  Each will receive $500 and Certificate.

Best Research Paper by a Junior Investigator 

 Dr. Roman Grothausmann

 Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. 2017 Feb 1;312(2):L243-L257. Epub 2016 Dec 2. Digital 3Dreconstructions using histological serial sections of lung tissue including thealveolar capillary network. Grothausmann, R., Knudsen L, Ochs M, Mühlfeld C); PMID: 27913424



Best Research Paper by a Senior Investigator

 Dr. Dean Sheppard

         Am J Physiol Lung Cell Mol Physiol. January 1, 2017 DOI: 10.1152/ajplung.00428.2016. Transforming growth factor-β playsdivergent roles in modulating vascular remodeling, inflammation, and pulmonaryfibrosis in a murine model of scleroderma.Kazuyuki Tsujino, Nilgun Isik Reed, Amha Atakilit, Xin Ren, Dean Sheppard



AJP-Lung Highlights of 2016 Presentation

Please see the updated PowerPoint Presentation below, We are proud of our accomplishments made in the past year at AJP-Lung...

Matalon PPTX Experimental Bio 2017 to Be Posted in Web[1] by ajplung on Scribd

Friday, April 14, 2017

AJP-Lung first quarter submissions are up!

We just received our first quarter numbers for 2017 and are pleased to tell you that AJP-Lung had a 7% increase in submissions over our 1st quarter 2016 (which was our banner year).  Please keep submitting your best work to us!

Tuesday, April 11, 2017

AJP-Lung Highlights of 2016

Dr. Matalon presented the following highlights of AJP-Lung at the Publications meeting in March 2017.  We are very proud to share them with you.

AJP-Lung Matalon 3-21-2017 by ajplung on Scribd