What do we stand for?

  • Organising national meetings
  • Support (transdisciplinary) networks
  • Initiating and promoting collaboration
  • Create awareness about respiratory reseach
  • Communicate the current situation and developments
  • Encouraging young researchers
  • Actively representing Dutch research
  • To contribute to the development of the National Program Lung Research

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Dutch Lung Congress 2024

Save the date for the Dutch Lung Congress. 27-28 June 2024

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Dutch Lung Congress 2024

Active Award and Grant Applications

SWIERENGA  THESIS AWARD for PhD's who defended their theses between Sep 2022-Sep 2023. Application deadline 22 SEP 2023

NRS-SAB BEST PAPER AWARDfor Young researchers who have published an article in 2022 on asthma, COPD or obstructive lung disease. Application deadline 10 OCT 2023

NRS Young Investigator Travel Grant  Young respiratory scientist traveling to a conference outside the lung field? The last round of submission in 2023 is 1 NOV 2023


Active Award and Grant Applications

What are the benefits of the membership

Join the NRS now as a member, and benefit from:

  • active participation in the multidisciplinary scientific community
  • free admission to all NRS symposia  
  • access to members-only section of the NRS website 
  • joint NRS-ERS membership
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NRS National Lung Course 2023

A 3 day course designed for early-career individuals across clinical, translational, and basic science domains. This annual  course aims to enhance understanding of the broader field of pulmonary research and foster networking within the national professional community.

Maximum capacity: 30 students on first-come basis.


I-HARP COPD eLearning

NRS Supported research-

Professor Daisy Janssen, Maastricht University Medical Center, received the NRS Mid-career Award at the DLC 2022. With the financial support of this award, she developed an e-learning module to help healthcare providers recognize palliative care needs in individuals with COPD.

I-HARP COPD eLearning