Louisville group makes its mark at international meeting in San Diego.
Researchers to discuss deadly lung disease affecting horses, dogs, cats, humans.
Award recognizes education, research and patient care accomplishments of academicians.
Louisville named as one of nine centers for new initiative aimed at aiding pulmonary fibrosis research and treatment.
Women are also 37 percent more likely to have COPD and account for more than half of COPD deaths in America, said Rodney Folz, M.D., Ph.D., of the University of Louisville Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Disorders Medicine.