Thursday, February 6, 2014

AJP-Lung’s new blog: Where the Experts Comment on the Most Interesting Respiratory Research and News

Here at the American Physiological Society’s American Journal of Physiology - Lung Cellular and Molecular Physiology™, we’re excited to be among the first to know about the most interesting respiratory research.  We’ll be offering you a heads up on the most exciting and groundbreaking lung physiology discoveries.  Our Editor-in-Chief, Dr. Sadis Matalon, our 9 illustrious Associate Editors and our numerous authors have the expertise to give you trustworthy commentary and analysis on research and the real story on breaking respiratory news.  

We’d like to introduce you to respiratory scientists doing important work and to be a place for the pulmonary community to convene and converse online. 

If you want to find out more about what’s happening with AJP-Lung, we’ll be posting on events we’re attending, updates on our staff, and awards.  We’ll answer your questions on submitting papers and reviews and anything else you might want to know about our journal.    

AJP-Lung readers, authors, pulmonary physiologists, scientists, researchers, and the lung community:  check back with us often – we’ll be posting frequently.   
About the bloggers: 
Dr. Sadis Matalon, PhD, DrSc (Hon.) is the Editor-in-Chief of AJP-Lung.  He is a Distinguished Professor, Alice McNeal Chair and Vice Chair for Research in the Department of Anesthesiology at the University of Alabama at Birmingham.  He is also the Director of the Pulmonary Injury and Repair Center in the School of Medicine.  Dr. Matalon became the Editor-in-Chief for AJP-Lung in 2012.  For more about Dr. Matalon, a more detailed biography can be found here:

I’m Emily Sher, the Editorial Assistant for AJP-Lung.  I have a BA in English Literature from Trinity College and love to write about things that really matter.   I don’t think it’s too dramatic to say that in an increasingly hazardous, polluted environment, being in the know about respiratory science could save your life. 

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