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The 2016 Respiratory Health Summit : 24th – 26th May 2016



This international event will discuss the latest research related to the science of respiratory health (social, economic, health and environmental).  

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In an informal academic setting this three day event will bring together those working in all aspects of respiratory health and research. From infection and pathology to treatment and pharmacology; this summit will cover all aspects of respiratory health.


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Talks Include:

Work Associated Irritable Larynx SyndromeDr. Jennifer AndersonSt. Michael’s HospitalCanada
Novel Portable Nebulisation Platform for Next Generation Inhaled Macromolecular TherapeuticsProfessor Leslie YeoUniversity, MelbourneAustralia
Web-based smoking cessation strategiesAssistant Professor Paraskevi A. KatsaounouMedical School University of Athens, AthensGreece
Targeting neutrophilic inflammation in pneumoniaDr. Ricardo Jorge Paixao JoseUniversity College LondonUnited Kingdom
An Ultrasonic Contactless Sensor for Sleep Apnea DetectionDr Jean-Marc GinouxUniversité de ToulonFrance
Volatile organic compounds in exhaled breath from tobacco cigarette and electronic cigarette smokers: Comparison with the emitted smoke compositionProfessor Joan O. GrimaltInstitute of Environmental Assessment and Water Research Spain
The 2014 US Nationawide Outbreak of Severe Respiratory Illness Associated with Enterovirus D68Dr. Guiqing WangNew York Medical College,United States
Acute-on-Chronic disease: The role of Cigarette Smoke-induced COPD for Acute Lung InjuryDr. Peter L. RadermacherUniversity of UlmGermany
ECMO in refractory respiratory failureDr. Lars Mikael BromanKarolinska University HospitalSweden
Combination pharmacological treatment for smoking cessation and weight gain preventionDr Ryan T. HurtMayo ClinicUnited States
Cigarette smoking and risks of acute respiratory distress syndromeDr. Murali ShyamsundarQueen's UniversityUnited Kingdom
TBCDr. Fei ChenWayne State UniversityUnited States
Power of Peers in Promoting Health and Prohibiting Smoking in adolescentsDr Nihaya A Y Al-Sheyab, Jordan University of Science and TechnologyJordan
Prental exposure to cigarette smoke: searching for biomarkers of exposure and harmDr Kelly Ann BeruBe and Iain PerryCardiff School of BiosciencesUnited Kingdom
Smoking cessation in Lung cancer patient, is it worth it:  

Rachel RobertsClinical Research Centre, Prince Philip HospitalUnited Kingdrom
P2Y receptors and airway inflammation

Professor KO Wing HungThe Chinese University of Hong KongChina
Electronic Cigarettes and Quitting SmokingDr Jon O. EbbertMayo ClinicUnited States
Novel mechanisms in airway smooth muscle affecting corticosteroid therapy in severe asthmaDr. Yassine AmraniUniversity of LeicesterUnited Kingdom
A new combined MTB complex and MTB Rifampicin / Isoniazid resistance detection testDr Ning TangAbbott Molecular Inc.United States
Does fear of lung disease motivate smokers to quit?Dr John NicholsSW Thames Faculty of the Royal College of Genereal PractitionersUnited Kingdom

The 2016 Respiratory Health Summit has an open abstract session:

Abstracts can be submitted on any subject related to respiratory health or smoking science

Advisory Board Members

Dr Christopher GriffinUniversity of Western AustraliaAustralia
Professor Lars Lien Hedmark University College and National Center for Dual DiagnosisNorway
Dr Giovanna TranfoINAIL Research
Dr Ivana T. CroghanMayo ClinicUnited States
Assistant Professor Paraskevi A. KatsaounouMedical School University of AthensGreece
Professor Barbara CamplingBC Cancer AgencyCanada

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