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The problem of steroid resistance in Asthma & COPD

The similarities between the two conditions are juxtaposed with the subtle and important differences.
    February 03, 2012 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Both pose unique and complex challenges, and these differences must be identified and isolated. As respiratory research continues to grow and prosper this event contributes further towards the understanding of how they can be dealt with in a successful and cost effective manner.

SMi present their 8th annual Asthma & COPD event to be held in London on Monday 16th & Tuesday 17th of April 2012. Building on the success of our previous Asthma & COPD, and COPD: Novel Therapeutics and Management Strategies events, this year will see an elite panel of speakers drawn for both industry and academia.

It also offers an ideal platform for those who have recently moved in to respiratory studies as well as established professionals. This is an opportunity to network with the leading protagonists in the field and to learn from their knowledge and experience as well as to share your own.

Key Speakers Include:

- Professor Peter Barnes, Head of Respiratory Medicine, Imperial College School of Medicine
- Professor Sebastian Johnston, Professor of Adult Respiratory Medicine, Imperial College School of Medicine
- Professor Wisia Wedzicha, Professor Respiratory Medicine, University College London
- Stefano Petruzzelli, Head, Respiratory Medicine Unit Corporate Clinical Development, Chiesi Farmaceutici
- Thys van der Molen, Professor of Primary Care Respiratory Medicine, University of Groningen University Medical Centre Groningen Centre for Medical Biomics
- Louise Donnelly, Reader in Respiratory Cell Biology, National Heart & Lung Institute

>>> To view the full programme and speakers click here

For more details contact Fateja Begum on: +44 (0) 20 7827 6184 or e-mail:

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