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The Lung Microbiome: A New Frontier in Pulmonary Medicine

Thomas L. Petty Aspen Lung Conference, 56th Annual Meeting, "The Lung Microbiome: A New Frontier in Pulmonary Medicine", June 5-8, 2013, held at the Gant Conference Center, Aspen, Colorado, USA, Chaired by Dr. Richard Martin and Co-Chaired by Dr. Sonia Flores and Dr. Monica Kraft.   Emphaziing the ingegration of basic, translational and clinical sciences, the meeting will focus on the utilization of new stategies and technologies to investigate the pathogenesis, treatments and outcomes of the lung microbiome.  Anchored by twelve state of the art presentations delivered by international experts, the thematic sessions will address epidemiology, cell biology, the role of inflammation, genetics, the impact of alterations of the lung microbiome on disease, and prospects for novel disease modifying and preventive therapies.  The conference summary will be presented by James Kiley. Ph.D., Head, of the Lung Division of the National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute of the National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD.

Abstract deadline is February 14, 2013, for more information, contact:  Richard Martin, M.D., Chair, c/o Jeanne Cleary at or phone 303-358-2797.  For more information visit our website at 

Location : The Gant Conference Center, Aspen, Colorado, USA
Contact : Jeanne Cleary, Conference Coordinator
Abstract deadline February 14, 2013.


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