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Connective tissue disease-associated interstitial lung disease

Guest Editors:
Bruno Guedes Baldi: University of Sao Paulo Medical School, Brazil 
Niranjan JeganathanLoma Linda University Health System School of Medicine, US
Jin Woo Song: University of Ulsan College of Medicine, South Korea

Submission Status: Open until 8 April 2024

Occupational lung diseases

Guest Editors:
Renee Carey: Curtin University, Australia
Alice Turner: University of Birmingham, UK
Gareth Walters: University of Birmingham, UK

Submission Status: Open until 19 February 2024

Brain-lung crosstalk

Guest Editors:
Denise Battaglini: Consultant in Neuro and General Intensive Care, Policlinico San Martino Hospital, Italy
Chiara Robba: Consultant in Neuro and General Intensive Care, Policlinico San Martino Hospital, Italy
James A. Town: Assistant Professor, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care and Sleep Medicine, Department of Medicine, Director, Medical Intensive Care Unit, Harborview Medical Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington
Sarah Wahlster: Section Head, Neurocritical Care in the Department of Neurology at the University of Washington, Seattle Washington

Submission Status: Open until 10 January 2024



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