UA’s Dr. Monica Kraft Figures Prominently in MD Magazine Coverage of CHEST 2018

Dr. Monica Kraft at CHEST 2018 annual meeting as illustrated in MD Magazine article/videoA renowned University of Arizona pulmonary physician-scientist whose research and clinical interests focus on severe asthma, Monica Kraft, MD, is featured in four articles with videos in MD Magazine and its online presence at related to her participation at the 2018 CHEST Annual Meeting, the yearly conference of the American College of Chest Physicians, in San Antonio, Oct. 6-10.

Dr. Kraft is professor and chair of the UA Department of Medicine, the Robert and Irene Flinn Endowed Chair of Medicine at the UA College of Medicine – Tucson, and deputy director of the UA Health Sciences Asthma and Airway Disease Research Center. She is also a member of the National Institutes of Health’s National Heart, Lung, and Blood Advisory Council and a past president of the American Thoracic Society.

CHEST 2018 in San Antonio logosThe articles and videos in which Dr. Kraft is featured appear on the magazine’s website on Oct. 8-11 as part of the publication’s CHEST conference coverage. They include:

You’ll find the related videos posted below:

■ “Fighting Inflammation with Dupilumab”

■ “Treating Severe Asthma, Step by Step”

■  “Finding and Fighting Severe Asthma Comorbidities”

■ “How Biologics Will Highlight Asthma 2019 News”

EXTRA INFO: Dupilumab inhibits overactive signaling of IL-4, IL-13

U.S. Food & Drug Administration logoRegeneron Pharmaceuticals Inc. and Sanofi announced Oct. 19 that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had approved Dupixent® (dupilumab) as an add-on maintenance therapy in patients with moderate-to-severe asthma aged 12 years and older with an eosinophilic phenotype or with oral corticosteroid-dependent asthma.


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Release Date: 
10/17/2018 - 11:30am