Dr. De-Ann Pillers Awarded Meriter Foundation Grant

Congratulations to De-Ann Pillers, MD, PhD, on her recent grant of $17,000 from the Meriter Foundation. This is for her project “Understanding the Contribution of Hyperoxia to Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia of the Premature Infant.” This study will focus on the molecular mechanism of hyperoxia in chronic lung inflammation and, more specifically, examine the role of hyperoxia in EMT and fibrosis.