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NRS 8th Young Investigator Symposium

Hotel Casa 400, Eerste Ringdijkstraat 4
1097 BC Amsterdam, Amsterdam (near train station Amsterdam, Amstel).
We advise you to travel by train due to limited parking possibilities. 

Sponsored by Stichting Astma Bestrijding (SAB)

Abstract submission is open, deadline October 23rd, 2016 (see below to submit)
Program at a glance:

“Lung Diseases on the Move: From Genotype to Phenotype”
A thematic morning session with 4 keynote speakers

And in the afternoon a pro-con discussion on “Genotyping accurately predicts disease phenotype/severity in Lung Disease” .
Thereafter, parallel masterclasses and a workshop “Pitching your research” will take place.

The masterclasses are for junior researchers (e.g. PhD students) and will allow them to present their own research PowerPoint presentation and receive feedback from the expert (click here for more information)
Powerpoint presentation, maximum of 5 slides, mail to: i.m.van.den.burg@umcg.nl, deadline: 31 oktober!

The workshop “Pitching your research” is aimed at more experienced researchers (e.g. post-docs).

09:00-09:45    Arrival and Registration        
09:45-09:50    Welcome        
09:50-10:15    Patient interview        
10:15-11:25    Session I        
Annemie Schols, Maastricht, NL
“Metabolic Phenotypes in COPD: gene-environment interactions”

Vibeke Backer, Copenhagen, DK
“Asthma: phenotypes and individualized treatment”

11:25-11:45    Coffee  
11:45-12:55    Session II        
Anne-Marie Dingemans, Maastricht, NL
“Lung cancer: from common cancer to orphan disease”

Jeffrey Beekman, Utrecht, NL
“Cystic Fibrosis: Personalized medicine using intestinal organoids, a first proof-of-concept for cystic fibrosis”

12:55-14:00    Lunch        

14:00-14:30    Pro-Con Discussion
“Genotyping accurately predicts disease phenotype/severity in lung disease”

14:30-16:45    Masterclasses by        
    Annemie Schols        
    Vibeke Backer        
    Anne-Marie Dingemans   
    Jeffrey Beekman 
“Pitching your research”        

Refreshments will be served during these sessions
16:45-17:15    Awards and closing        
    Chiesi presentation        
    Masterclass Award        
    SAB Award