This is a prior notification. The 'Samenwerkende Gezondheidsfondsen' (SGF) and 'Topsector LSH' (Life Sciences & Health), in collaboration with ZonMw and NWO - domain 'Technische en Toegepaste Wetenschappen' (TTW), make available €3,2 million of PPS-fees to stimulate the development of new and better human measurement models for medical research.
This year's 'World No Tobacco Day' (31st May) campaign of the WHO focuses on the harm to lung health caused by tobacco smoking. The ERS Advocacy Council Chair, Professor Jørgen Vestbo, explains the importance of tackling the tobacco epidemic and supporting smoking cessation in a video. Today (28th May) at 15:00 you can join a twitter live chat organized by the ERS and the ELF on quiting smoking. You are also encouraged to share moments that 'take your breath away' via the WHO organized action to increase awareness for this important topic.
Fact or myth? 'THE HEALTH EFFECTS OF PARTICULATE MATTER ARE EXAGGERATED'. Questioning the validity of air quality standards in Europe and the US, the ERS developed a factsheet debunking key myths and misconceptions about air pollution. Also, a session on health impacts of air pollution is organized at the ERS 1 October from 14:45 to 16:45.
The NRS biobank and data catalogue is online! For FAIR data use and stimulation of collaboration.
The national campaign 'Lucht & Longen' has been launched today!
A team of Dutch researchers found a new approach to reduce the use of antibiotics for severe COPD exacerbations.
Christy Tulen attended the Society of Toxicology (SOT) Congress 2019 in Baltimore, USA on March 10-14th 2019. In addition, she visited the United States Environmental Protection Agency (US EPA) in Durham, USA.
The eight edition of the 'Longdagen' were organized by the Lung Foundation, the NRS and the NVALT on 9-10 April 2019. Pulmonologists, scientists, caregivers and patients with lung disease came together to discuss and exchange knowledge and experiences. Several prices were awarded during the 'Longdagen'.
There is still time to register for the NRS National Lung Course 2019. Please register before 20 April.
Prof. Barbro Melgert, Prof. Reinoud Gosens and Dr. Anna Salvati (GRIP) have been awarded one of fifteen grants in a pioneering ZonMW programme dedicated to research into the health risks associated with plastic.
The NRS board would like to invite all NRS members to the General members meeting.
Wegens naderende pensionering van de hoogleraar longoncologie zoekt de afdeling Longziekten en Tuberculose van het UMCG een ambitieuze opvolger.
Het Longfonds investeert ook in 2019 weer in jong talent. Hiervoor stellen zij drie verschillende persoonlijke subsidies beschikbaar: de subsidie voor junior onderzoekers, de Dirkje Postma Talent Award en de internationale fellowships.
Registration is now open for the new ERS Course: 'Masterclass in pulmonary embolism'. Delivered by experts in the field of pulmonary vascular diseases, sessions will cover the diagnosis, prognosis and treatment of PE, post-pulmonary embolism syndrome, and chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension.
Ook dit jaar kunnen onderzoekers, die patiëntparticipatie een wezenlijk onderdeel maken in hun onderzoek, meedingen naar de Sterk Participatie Prijs. De prijs is opgedragen aan Prof. Dr. Peter Sterk voor zijn verdiensten in het longonderzoek en zijn inzet voor patiëntparticipatie.
This year the registration fee for the "Longdagen" for professionals has risen to €200. The NRS board has decided to compensate members partially by contributing €150 for each member. This means that NRS members still have to contribute €50 in 2019.
The ERS summer school in adult respiratory medicine and paediatric respiratory medicine provides an opportunity for all respiratory professionals to update their knowledge against European standards, or to prepare for the 2019 ERS HERMES examinations.
U bent van harte welkom op de jaarlijkse Life Sciences & Health publiek-private samenwerking (LSH PPS) dag op donderdag 7 maart in Utrecht. Wilt u meer weten over publiek-private samenwerkingsmogelijkheden, wilt u voorbeelden zien of bent u opzoek naar partners of publiek-private financieringsmogelijkheden? Schrijf u dan snel in voor de LSH PPS dag 2019!
The 11th edition of the SCWD annual conference meeting, organized 7-9 December 2018 was a great success, and was attended by in total 337 scientists (PhDs, MDs and PhD-students) from 32 different countries.
Following a very positive response to last year's call for cases, we are pleased to inform you that the European Respiratory Society is now accepting clinical case submissions for inclusion in the programme of the upcoming ERS International Congress. This is a unique opportunity to share your daily practice challenges with your peers and to directly contribute to the largest meeting in the respiratory field, which this year is taking place in Madrid. Therefore, we encourage you to submit your interesting cases.
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