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100,000 views for RSV
General November 2019

Each day, 700 children die from RSV which makes it the second cause of infant mortality worldwide. The RSV GOLD team starts their RSV Mortality Awareness Campaign today with a personal video entitled "Why we should all know about RSV" about Simone van Wyck, a mother who lost her son due to RSV. Will you help them to spread the word? They aim for 100,000 views within 24 hours. You can view the video on www.rsvgold.com/awareness. The campaign will be actively supported by the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation.

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Bob Belderbos received NRS Travel Grant
Travel grants November 2019

Bob Belderbos attended the fifTh CRI-CIMT-EATI-AACR international cancer immunotherapy conference (CICON) in Paris, France on 25-28 September 2019.

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Bob Belderbos received NRS Travel Grant
Register for the Young Investigator Symposium before the 1st of November
NRS October 2019

Please be reminded that the registration of the NRS Young Investigator Symposium 2019 closes Thursday the 31st of October 23.59.

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The 10th Bronchitis Symposium in the UMC Groningen received the NRS Symposium Support Grant
NRS October 2019

The 10th edition of the Bronchitis Symposium was "Prevention and Resolution of Lung Disease". The symposium was attended by 125 researchers from 9 countries.

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Deadline abstract submission Lung Science Conference 2020 - 1st of November
General October 2019

A kind reminder that the deadline for abstracts for the Lung Science Conference 2020 is quickly approaching on 1 November. The conference will take place on 5-8 March, in Estoril, Portugal. The theme for this year's conference is 'Metabolic alterations in lung ageing and disease'.

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1st International Paediatric Chest Conference: Oxygen - 21 & 22 November 2019, Erasmus MC Rotterdam
General October 2019

The Paediatric Chest Centre of Erasmus MC organizes their first international Paediatric Chest Conference: Oxygen on the 21st and 22nd of November 2019 in the Erasmus Rotterdam. Renowned national and international speakers are invited for the two-day programme. For full details and registration, please check the programme.

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Tom Gasan received NRS Travel Grant
Travel grants October 2019

Tom Gasan attended the Parasitic Helminths - New Perspectives in Biology and Infection conference in Hydra, Greece on 1-6 September 2019.

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Tom Gasan received NRS Travel Grant
Bregtje Hermans received NRS Travel Grant
Travel grants October 2019

Bregtje Hermans attended the World Conference on Lung Cancer 2019 in Barcelona, Spain on 7-10 September 2019.

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Bregtje Hermans received NRS Travel Grant
World Lung Day - September 25th, 2019
General September 2019

Today, on World Lung Day (WLD), NRS unites with other WLD partner organisations to advocate for respiratory health globally and call on policymakers to ensure that everyone has access to the services they need to improve their lung health.

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World Lung Day - September 25th, 2019
Esmé Baan received second NRS Travel Grant
Travel grants September 2019

Esmé Baan attended the International Conference on Pharmacoepidemiology & Therapeutic Risk Management held in Philadelphia, USA on 24-28 August 2019. She received the NRS travel grant before in June 2018.

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Esmé Baan received second NRS Travel Grant
Mirjam Roffel received NRS Travel Grant
Travel grants September 2019

Mirjam Roffel attended the International Conference of Mucosal Immunology 2019 in Brisbane, Australia on 16-20 July 2019.

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Mirjam Roffel received NRS Travel Grant
P4O2 stakeholders meeting 17th of September
NPL September 2019

17th of September 2019: first stakeholders meeting P4O2

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The NRS signed a petition for a more ambitious plan to improve air quality
NRS September 2019

The Schone Lucht Akkoord is a plan of the Dutch government to improve air quality in order to obtain a health gain for all. On the 10th of September 2019, the Dutch Lung Foundation and Hans in 't Veen, specialist in the Franciscus Gasthuis in Rotterdam, served a petition to the state to demand a more ambitious plan. This petition was signed by multiple health organizations, including the NRS.

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The new website P4O2.org is live!
NPL August 2019

A more extensive description of the proposal P4O2 is now available on the new website P4O2.org.

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Persbericht: Nooit gerookt, toch COPD - Ingeademde stoffen op het werk veranderen de werking van DNA
News Committee August 2019

Nederlandse onderzoekers hebben belangrijke aanwijzingen over de schade die ingeademde stoffen op het werk in het lichaam aanrichten. 'Het effect op de werking van het DNA is vergelijkbaar met het effect door roken', zo blijkt uit een onderzoek door Marike Boezen van UMC Groningen, gesteund door het Longfonds.

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Persbericht: Nooit gerookt, toch COPD - Ingeademde stoffen op het werk veranderen de werking van DNA
Stichting Astma Bestrijding (SAB) Best paper award 2019
General July 2019

The SAB Best Paper Award is presented every year to a young investigator who performed his/her research in a research institute or hospital in the Netherlands, or to a Dutch investigator who performed his/her research abroad. 

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Stichting Astma Bestrijding (SAB) Best paper award 2019
Cecile Wolfs received a second NRS Travel Grant
Travel grants July 2019

Cecile Wolfs attended the International Conference on the use of Computers in Radiotherapy (ICCR) in Montreal, Canada on 17-20 June 2019. In 2017 she received her first NRS Travel Grant.

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NRS National Lung Course 2019 was a great success
NRS July 2019

The third NRS National Lung Course was organized in Ermelo on 26-28 June 2019.

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NRS National Lung Course 2019 was a great success
Marlies Ketelaar received NRS Travel Grant
Travel grants July 2019

Marlies Ketelaar attended the Type 2 Immunity in Homeostasis and Disease conference in Bruges, Belgium on 21-22 February 2019.

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Marlies Ketelaar received NRS Travel Grant
Gwenda Vasse received NRS Traval Grant
Travel grants July 2019

Gwenda Vasse attended the Gordon research conference on Cell contact and adhesion in Switzerland on 2-7 June 2019.

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Gwenda Vasse received NRS Traval Grant
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