Sally Wenzel Receives European Respiratory Society Presidential Award

Professor of Medicine Sally Wenzel has earned the European Respiratory Society's (ERS) Presidential Award, which recognizes outstanding contributions to the strengthening of respiratory medicine worldwide. The ERS noted in its announcement that "Wenzel has a passion for understanding and improving the treatment of asthma, in particular severe asthma. She has promoted severe asthma as a complex, even novel disease and her studies of asthma phenotypes have led the field in understanding these complexities." Wenzel serves as director of Pitt's Asthma Institute and is the UPMC Chair of Translational Airway Biology.