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

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Saturday, April 14th 2018

9:00 – 9:45 Opening talk
Vascular Inflammation in Pulmonary Hypertension and Lung Transplantation
Mark Nicolls
9:45 – 11:155th Session – Exacerbation and progression of COPD - concepts and mechanisms
Chairs: Ali Önder Yildirim / Tobias Welte
9:45 – 10:10 Targeting the immune mechanisms underlying exacerbations of COPD
Alison Humbles
10:10 – 10:35 Insights from mouse models of cigarette smoke exposure and microbial infections
Martin Stämpfli
10:35 – 11:00 Transition from Health to COPD: linking epidemiology and clinical cohorts
Holger Schulz
11:00 – 11:15 Abstract Talk:  Reversal of cigarette smoke-induced COPD via Lymphotoxin-β receptor blockade
Thomas M. Conlon
11:15 – 12:45Lunch Break & Poster Session with facilitators
(Gerald Burgstaller / Claudia Staab-Weijnitz)
12:45 – 14:156th Session – Complications and long term consequences of acute exacerbations
Chairs: Annette Peters / Claudia Staab-Weijnitz
12:45 – 13:10 Pulmonary exacerbation in pneumonia and risk of comorbidities
Tobias Welte
13:10 – 13:35 Clinical trajectories of CLD: common traits and disparities
Georgios Stathopoulos
13:35 – 14:00 Opportunities and challenges of single-cell transcriptomics
Antonio Scialdone
14:00 – 14:15 Abstract Talk:  Exacerbations in CF show only minor changes in the lower airway‘s microbiome structure except for a slight increase of staphylococcus
Sébastien Boutin
14:15 – 14:35 Thinking out of the (disease) box: vascular pathology interacting with lung parenchymal and airway disease
Werner Seeger
14:35 – 14:45 Conclusion Organizing Committee
14:45 – 15:00 Poster Awards
15:00 – 15:10 Prize for Excellence in Lung Research
15:10 - Coffee & Networking / end of the conference
Conference Office

CSM, Congress & Seminar Management
Industriestr. 35
82194 Groebenzell / Munich

Tel: +49 (0) 8142 - 57 01 83
Fax: +49 (0) 8142 - 5 47 35

Organizing Committee

Jürgen Behr
Ludwig-Maximilians-University Hospital, Asklepios Klinik München-Gauting, Munich, GER 

Anne Hilgendorff
Ludwig-Maximilians-University Hospital, Helmholtz Zentrum München, ILBD, Munich, GER 

Ali Önder Yildirim
Helmholtz Zentrum München, ILBD, Munich, GER 

Erika von Mutius
Dr. von Hauner Children’s Hospital of University of Munich, Helmholtz Zentrum München, GER

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