Munich Lung Conference 2018
International DZL Symposium
April 13 – 14, 2018

Friday, April 13th 2018

8:30Registration opens
9:00 – 9:10Welcoming note organizer
Erika von Mutius / Anne Hilgendorff
9:10 – 9:20Welcoming note LMU
Stefan Endres
9:20 – 9:35Translational Science at HMGU
Günther Wess
9:35 – 10:20Data sharing in clinical trials: A moral imperative
Jeff Drazen
10:20 – 12:151st Session– Exacerbation in pulmonary fibrosis - disease concepts and biomarkers
Chairs: Jürgen Behr / Werner Seeger
10:20 – 10:45Acute exacerbations in IPF – clinical characteristics
Luca Richeldi
10:45 – 11:10Biomarkers for acute exacerbation in IPF
Martin Kolb
11:10 – 11:35Integrated proteomics and single cell transcriptomics in ILD
Herbert Schiller
11:35 – 12:00Early detection of acute exacerbations in IPF
Gisli Jenkins
12:00 – 12:15Abstract Talk:  Circulating MDSC reflect IPF progression by orchestrating and pro-fibrotic networks
Isis E. Fernández
12:15 – 13:45Lunch Break & Poster Session with facilitators (Thomas Colon, Isis Fernández)
13:45 – 15:152nd Session – The role of microbiome and virome for lung disease exacerbation
Chairs: Anne Hilgendorff / Michael Schloter
13:45 – 14:10Host and pathogen – yin and yang of acute and chronic disease
Ulrich von Both
14:10 – 14:35The microbiome of the lung in health and disease
Michael Schloter
14:35 – 15:00Missing pieces in the study of virus-host interactions
Li Deng
15:00 – 15:15Abstract Talk:  Dysfunctional macrophage polarization in a mouse model of smoke and influenza co-exposure
Anienke van der Veen
15:15 – 16:453rd Session – Asthma exacerbation - disease concepts and biomarkers
Chairs: Erika von Mutius / Cezmi Akdis
15:15 – 15:40What is known about asthma exacerbations?
James Gern
15:40 – 16:05Mechanisms of inducing and breaking allergen tolerance
Mübeccel Akdis
16:05 – 16:30Asthma; different ways to exacerbation
Christian Taube
16:30 – 16:45Abstract Talk:  Research network EXASENS: point-of-care sensor platform for chronic inflammatory airway diseases
Andreas Frey
16:45 – 17:30Coffee Break
17:30 – 19:004th Session – Exacerbation in (acute) lung injury – the clinical picture and drivers of disease
Chairs: Andrea Koch / Tobias Stöger
17:30 – 17:55Exacerbation in COPD - a clinical view
Klaus Rabe
17:55 – 18:20Acute endothelial activation in lung injury
Wolfgang Kübler
18:20 – 18:45NMDA receptor: a critical link between vascular remodeling pathways in PAH
Sylvia Cohen-Kaminsky
18:45 – 19:00Abstract Talk:  Targeted metabolomic profiling reveals regulation of lipid metabolism in community acquired pneumonia
Haroon Arshad