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13th Lung Science Conference
"Lung infection and immunity"

13 March - 15 March, 2015 (Estoril, Portugal)



This Conference is granted 14 European CME credits (ECMEC) by the European Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (EACCME).

The Lung Science Conference is at the forefront of basic and translational respiratory science and it is an essential event for budding respiratory researchers looking to boost their career.  It offers a unique opportunity to network with peers from across the globe and it will feature cutting-edge abstracts on novel experimental lung research.

All areas of respiratory medicine are covered including those related to the main themes of the conference, lung infection and immunity. 

"I have travelled to many international life science conferences, but the ERS LSC is absolutely unique: the quality of the speakers and ample opportunities for interactions are a real boost for young researchers. Add to all this the beauty of the venue and you have a recipe for an unforgettable experience!"Karim Vermaelen, the winner of the Best Oral Presentation award at the 2014 Lung Science Conference.


Registration for the Conference is now open.

Scientific Programme:

Sessions and topics:

  • Commensal bacteria at mucosal surfaces in health and disease
  • Microbial sensing
  • The inflammasome at the forefront
  • Pathomechanisms of respiratory viral and bacterial infection
  • Myeloid cells in lung infection and inflammation
  • New therapeutic approaches
  • 2 Poster sessions and the Young Investigator Award session

Confirmed speakers:

  • Jahar Bhattacharaya, USA
  • Scott Budinger, USA
  • Mike Catchpole, UK
  • Gülsah Gabriel, Germany
  • Bart Haagmans, Netherlands
  • Tracy Hussell, UK
  • Jean-Luc Imler, France
  • Toby Maher, UK
  • Benjamin Marsland, Switzerland
  • Christiaan Mulder, Netherlands
  • Gabriel Nunez, USA
  • David Ojcius, USA
  • Caetano Reis e Sousa, UK
  • Venizelos Papayannopoulos, UK
  • Leif Erik Sander, Germany
  • Martin Witzenrath, Germany
  • Zhou Xing, Canada

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