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2021 CLA Conference

Pulmonary Characteristics of Lymphatic Anomalies

Due to his experience with allergies and asthma, Dr. Towe always wanted a career working with children who had trouble breathing. He is a board-certified pediatric pulmonologist and director of the Rare Lung Diseases Program at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center. He sees children from all over the country and around the world with unknown or misunderstood lung conditions. His research team's multidisciplinary approach, hopes to better understand these conditions and improve treatment options for patients and their families, with the hopes of being able to cure these diseases someday. His research team’s not-so-secret superpower is the ability to make lungs light up and glow bright in a MRI scanner to better understand lung function in health and disease.