Do not miss out on the opportunity to present your research at the conference. The best scientific abstracts submitted by early career scientists will be selected for an oral presentation, all other accepted research will be presented as digital posters. There will be dedicated time in the program to view the posters and interactive discussion will be facilitated via the online platform.
Fancy a fun Friday afternoon activity, test your respiratory science & random facts knowledge and get to know your fellow NRS members from other institutes? Then join our digital Lung Science Pub Quiz on 26th of March (15.30-17.30 h) and register now!
On the 17th and 18th of June 2021 the NRS, in collaboration with the NVALT and Lung foundation Netherlands, will organize the Dutch Lung Congress as a hybrid meeting. This meeting will build on the success of the scientific collaboration within the former annual lung meeting (Longdagen). Please keep an eye on the website of the NRS for the opening of the registration and abstract submission and further details which will be available soon.
The treasurer of the NRS gives an update from the board.
Researchers who make patient participation an indispensable part of their research, can compete for the Sterk Participation Award this year again. Deadline: March 9, 2021, 10:00 a.m.
Wil jij je inzetten voor Nederlands longonderzoek en tegelijkertijd je netwerk uitbreiden en ervaring opdoen binnen de communicatie en wetenschap? De NRS is op zoek naar een nieuwe organisatie- en beleidsondersteuner die met een grote mate van zelfstandigheid en veel eigen initiatief kan werken.
On the 17th and 18th of June 2021, we will organize a new Annual Lung Meeting. Save the date!
On February 26 and 27, 2021, the virtual "9th International Meeting on Pulmonary Rare Diseases and Orphan Drugs" will be organized.
Niet iedereen met overgewicht loopt extra risico bij een besmetting met Covid-19. Vooral een grote buikomtrek is riskant. Minder belangrijk is vet rond de heupen. Dat blijkt uit recent onderzoek in Franciscus Gasthuis & Vlietland. Dat is een extra motivatie om in het nieuwe jaar af te vallen. ´De plaats waar het vet zit is belangrijk voor het risico op een ongunstig beloop bij Covid-19´, aldus Cathelijne van Zelst, arts-onderzoeker.
Hermelijn Smits (LUMC) has been elected as the NRS president for the coming 2 years last month.
Many patients who have had COVID-19 continue to have health complaints for a long period of time. The long-term effects of the damage caused by the virus and the body's response to it is unclear. A team of researchers, private parties and patient representatives will investigate how these complaints develop and which factors can predict them in future patients. The project is co-funded by the PPP Allowance made available by Top Sector Life Sciences & Health (Health~Holland).
Tune in TODAY at 8:00 pm (CET) for the PneumoLive broadcast on the topic „Late breaking news from ATS/ERS"
GSK invites researchers in the Netherlands to send in an abstract in the field of respiratory research, regardless of specific focus area. Together with GSK, an expert panel would like to give five researchers the opportunity to share their research in an oral presentation. The researcher with the most inspiring abstract and presentation wins an individual mentorship with a relevant Dutch expert. Deadline: 9th of August
To mark 30 years of the annual ERS Congress, ERS is offering a registration fee of only €59 for members and €99 for non-members until 16 June at 23:59 CEST.
General Practitioners Research Institute (GPRI) in Groningen is looking for five researchers and one senior researcher for an international project.
Tune in on May 26th at 20:00 (8 pm CET) for the 2nd PneumoLive broadcast on the topic „COVID-19 & Implications for the Treatment of Patients with Pulmonary Diseases" given by Germany's top specialists. Moderator: Prof. Gernot Rohde Presenters: Prof. Roland Buhl - Obstruction - Asthma & COPD Prof. Michael Dreher - Intensive Care Prof. Michael Kreuter - Fibrosis Prof. Mathias Pletz - Infectiology
The Lung foundation Netherlands is committed to people who have permanent lung damage from corona. They want to use research to map out the long-term consequences of this virus on lung function, and to analyze solutions and the impact on daily life. They do this together with the Long Alliance Netherlands (LAN) in which more than thirty organizations are united in the field of prevention and care for people with lung diseases, including associations of lung patients, pulmonologists, general practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, paramedics, companies and the scientific organization of lung researchers (NRS).
The registration fee of the Longdagen 2020 will be refunded to those who registered. We are working on the process to organize this in the best way and will reimburse as soon as possible.
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