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2017 APSR Congress

Speakers

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2017 APSR Congress in Sydney, Australia, 2017

Shinji Abe
Associate Professor, Department of Pulmonary Medicine and Oncology, Nippon Medical School, Japan
Interstitial Lung Disease
Jason Ackrivo
Pulmonary & Critical Care Fellow, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, USA
Clinical Respiratory Medicine
Gary Anderson
University of Melbourne, VIC
Asthma
Hisao Asamura
Professor of Surgery, Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
Lung Cancer
Peter Barnes
Head of Respiratory Medicine at Imperial College London, UK
COPD
Norbert Berend
Head of Respiratory Research, George Institute for Global Health, NSW
Clinical Respiratory Medicine

Environmental & Occupational Health & Epidemiology
Jane Bourke
Monash University, VIC
Respiratory Structure & Function
Fraser Brims
Consultant Respiratory Physician at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, WA
Lung Cancer
Erlina Burhan
Vice Chairman, TB Working Group, Indonesia
Tuberculosis
Peter Burke
NeuRA, Australia
Respiratory Neurobiology & Sleep
Andrew Bush
Professor of Paediatrics and Head of Section, Paediatrics, Imperial College London, UK
Asthma

Paediatric
Adrian Chan
Consultant, Singapore General Hospital, Singhealth, Singapore
Clinical Respiratory Medicine
Anne Chang
Division Leader of Child Health at the Menzies School of Health Research, NT
Respiratory Infections (Non-TB)
Kazuo Chin
Professor, Department of Respiratory Care and Sleep Control Medicine, Kyoto University, Japan
Respiratory Neurobiology & Sleep
Gerald Chua
Division Head (Medicine), Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, Singapore
Critical Care
Kian Fan Chung
Professor of Respiratory Medicine and Head of Experimental Studies, National Heart & Lung Institute, Imperial College London, UK
Asthma
Andrew Churg
Professor of Respiratory Cell Biology, Imperial College London, UK
Cellular & Molecular Biology
Peter Cistulli
ResMed Chair in Sleep Medicine, University of Sydney, NSW
Respiratory Neurobiology & Sleep
Wendy Cooper
?
Interstitial Lung Disease
Linda Denehy
University of Melbourne, VIC
Critical Care
Anantham Devanand
Senior Consultant Physician, Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
Bronchoscopy & Interventional Techniques
Louise Donnelly
Professor of Pathlogy, Vancouver General Hospital, Canada
Environmental & Occupational Health & Epidemiology
Jo Douglass
Head of Department, Clinical Immunology and Allergy, Royal Melbourne Hospital, VIC
Clinical Allergy & Immunology
Masahito Ebina
Professor of Department of Respiratory Medicine, Tohoku Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Japan
Interstitial Lung Disease
Leung Ting Fan
Secretary-General, Asia Pacific Association of Pediatric Allergy, Respirology and Immunology, Hong Kong
Clinical Allergy & Immunology
Kwun Fong
Thoracic and Sleep Physician, The Prince Charles Hospital, QLD
Presidential Lecture
Greg Fox
Respiratory Physician, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, NSW
Tuberculosis
Urs Frey
Medical Director and Chair of Paediatrics, University Children's Hospital Basel, Switzerland
Environmental & Occupational Health & Epidemiology
Mina Gaga
President of ERS, Greece
Lung Cancer
Peter Gibson
Conjoint Professor, School of Medicine and Public Health, The University of Newcastle, NSW
Asthma
Hisatsugu Goto
Associate Professor, Department of Respiratory Medicine and Rheumatology, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Tokushima University, Japan
Keith Grimwood
Professor of Infectious Diseases, Griffith University & Gold Coast Health, QLD
Paediatric
Philip Hansbro
Associate Director of the Priority Research Centre for Asthma and Respiratory Diseases, University of Newcastle, NSW
Respiratory Infections (Non-TB)
Rebecca Harper
Royal Adelaide Hospital and University of Adelaide, SA
Pulmonary Circulation
David Hui
Professor of Respiratory Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Respiratory Neurobiology & Sleep
Tristram Ingham
Senior Research Fellow, Department of Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand
Asthma
Xu Jin-Fu
Professor and Chief Physician, Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital, China
Respiratory Infections (Non-TB)
Woo-Jin Kim
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Kangwon National University, South Korea
Environmental & Occupational Health & Epidemiology
Yoon-Keun Kim
CEO, Md Healthcare Inc., South Korea
Respiratory Infections (Non-TB)
Pyng Lee
Associate Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Bronchoscopy & Interventional Techniques
Chong-Kin Liam
Professor of Medicine and Pulmonologist, University Malaya Medical Centre, Malaysia
Lung Cancer
Suthaporn Lumlertgul
Emergency Physician, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, Thailand
Critical Care Medicine
Darcy Marciniuk
Professor of Medicine and Associate Vice-President Research, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Clinical Respiratory Medicine

COPD
Thomas Mok
Chief of Service, Respiratory Medical Department, Kowloon Hospital, Hong Kong
Clinical Respiratory Medicine
Yoshiteru Morio
Center for Pulmonary Diseases, Tokyo National
Pulmonary Circulation
Marc Moss
Professor of Medicine and Vice Chair of Clinical Research, Department of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, USA
Critical Care Medicine
Jason Mouabbi
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Respiratory Neurobiology & Sleep
Shigeo Muro
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Japan Hospital, Japan
Takahide Nagase
Respiratory Physician, Department of Respiratory Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan
Plenary
Yoichi Nakanishi
Vice Director, Kyushu University Hospital, Japan
Lung Cancer
Chris O'Donnell
Hematology/Oncology Fellow, St John Providence Health System, USA
Pulmonary Circulation
Yoshitaka Oku
Professor, Department of Physiology, Hyogo College of Medicine, Japan
Respiratory Neurobiology & Sleep
Alberto Papi
Professor of Respiratory Medicine at the University of Ferrara, Italy
COPD
Polly Parsons
E.L. Amidon Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine, University of Vermont, USA
Critical Care Medicine
Venerino Poletti
Head, Department of Diseases of the Thorax, Azienda USL Romagna, Italy
Bronchoscopy & Interventional Techniques
Celeste Porsbjerg
Respiratory Specialist and Clinical Research Associate Professor, Bispebjerg Hospital and University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Asthma
Kim Prisk
Professor, Departments of Medicine and Radiology, University of California, San Diego, USA
Respiratory Structure & Function

Environmental & Occupational Health & Epidemiology
Dean Schraufnagel
Executive Director, FIRS and Professor, Pulmonary Medicine, University of Illinois, USA
Environmental & Occupational Health & Epidemiology
Yoko Shibata
Professor, Pulmonary Medicine, Yamagata University Hospital, Japan
COPD
Alan Sihoe
Chief of Thoracic Surgery, The University of Hong Kong Shenzhen Hospital, Hong Kong
Paediatric
Anne Sperling
Professor and Associate Vice Chair for Research, Dept of Medicine, University of Chicago, USA
Clinical Allergy & Immunology
John Studdard
President, American College of Chest Physicians, USA
Respiratory Infections (Non-TB)
Takafumi Suda
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Japan
Interstitial Lung Disease
Yuichi Tamura
Director and Associate Professor of PH Center, International University of Health and Welfare University Mita Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
Pulmonary Circulation
Margaret Wilsher
Auckland District Health Board, New Zealand
Interstitial Lung Disease
Charles Yu
National President of the Philippine College of Chest Physicians (PCCP), Philippines
Respiratory Infections (TB)
Gary Anderson
University of Melbourne, VIC
Asthma
Andrew Bush
Professor of Paediatrics and Head of Section, Paediatrics, Imperial College London, UK
Kian Fan Chung
Professor of Respiratory Medicine and Head of Experimental Studies, National Heart & Lung Institute, Imperial College London, UK
Peter Gibson
Conjoint Professor, School of Medicine and Public Health, The University of Newcastle, NSW
Tristram Ingham
Senior Research Fellow, Department of Medicine, University of Otago, New Zealand
Celeste Porsbjerg
Respiratory Specialist and Clinical Research Associate Professor, Bispebjerg Hospital and University of Copenhagen, Denmark
Anantham Devanand
Senior Consultant Physician, Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
Bronchoscopy & Interventional Techniques
Pyng Lee
Associate Professor, Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore, Singapore
Venerino Poletti
Head, Department of Diseases of the Thorax, Azienda USL Romagna, Italy
Andrew Churg
Professor of Respiratory Cell Biology, Imperial College London, UK
Cellular & Molecular Biology
Jo Douglass
Head of Department, Clinical Immunology and Allergy, Royal Melbourne Hospital, VIC
Clinical Allergy & Immunology
Leung Ting Fan
Secretary-General, Asia Pacific Association of Pediatric Allergy, Respirology and Immunology, Hong Kong
Anne Sperling
Professor and Associate Vice Chair for Research, Dept of Medicine, University of Chicago, USA
Jason Ackrivo
Pulmonary & Critical Care Fellow, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, USA
Clinical Respiratory Medicine
Norbert Berend
Head of Respiratory Research, George Institute for Global Health, NSW
Adrian Chan
Consultant, Singapore General Hospital, Singhealth, Singapore
Darcy Marciniuk
Professor of Medicine and Associate Vice-President Research, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Thomas Mok
Chief of Service, Respiratory Medical Department, Kowloon Hospital, Hong Kong
Peter Barnes
Head of Respiratory Medicine at Imperial College London, UK
COPD
Darcy Marciniuk
Professor of Medicine and Associate Vice-President Research, University of Saskatchewan, Canada
Alberto Papi
Professor of Respiratory Medicine at the University of Ferrara, Italy
Yoko Shibata
Professor, Pulmonary Medicine, Yamagata University Hospital, Japan
Gerald Chua
Division Head (Medicine), Ng Teng Fong General Hospital, Singapore
Critical Care
Linda Denehy
University of Melbourne, VIC
Suthaporn Lumlertgul
Emergency Physician, King Chulalongkorn Memorial Hospital, Thailand
Marc Moss
Professor of Medicine and Vice Chair of Clinical Research, Department of Medicine, University of Colorado School of Medicine, USA
Polly Parsons
E.L. Amidon Professor and Chair, Department of Medicine, University of Vermont, USA
Norbert Berend
Head of Respiratory Research, George Institute for Global Health, NSW
Environmental & Occupational Health & Epidemiology
Louise Donnelly
Professor of Pathlogy, Vancouver General Hospital, Canada
Urs Frey
Medical Director and Chair of Paediatrics, University Children's Hospital Basel, Switzerland
Woo-Jin Kim
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Kangwon National University, South Korea
Kim Prisk
Professor, Departments of Medicine and Radiology, University of California, San Diego, USA
Dean Schraufnagel
Executive Director, FIRS and Professor, Pulmonary Medicine, University of Illinois, USA
Shinji Abe
Associate Professor, Department of Pulmonary Medicine and Oncology, Nippon Medical School, Japan
Interstitial Lung Disease
Wendy Cooper
?
Masahito Ebina
Professor of Department of Respiratory Medicine, Tohoku Medical and Pharmaceutical University, Japan
Takafumi Suda
Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, Hamamatsu University School of Medicine, Japan
Margaret Wilsher
Auckland District Health Board, New Zealand
Hisao Asamura
Professor of Surgery, Chief, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Keio University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
Lung Cancer
Fraser Brims
Consultant Respiratory Physician at Sir Charles Gairdner Hospital, WA
Mina Gaga
President of ERS, Greece
Chong-Kin Liam
Professor of Medicine and Pulmonologist, University Malaya Medical Centre, Malaysia
Yoichi Nakanishi
Vice Director, Kyushu University Hospital, Japan
Andrew Bush
Professor of Paediatrics and Head of Section, Paediatrics, Imperial College London, UK
Paediatric
Keith Grimwood
Professor of Infectious Diseases, Griffith University & Gold Coast Health, QLD
Alan Sihoe
Chief of Thoracic Surgery, The University of Hong Kong Shenzhen Hospital, Hong Kong
Rebecca Harper
Royal Adelaide Hospital and University of Adelaide, SA
Pulmonary Circulation
Yoshiteru Morio
Center for Pulmonary Diseases, Tokyo National
Chris O'Donnell
Hematology/Oncology Fellow, St John Providence Health System, USA
Yuichi Tamura
Director and Associate Professor of PH Center, International University of Health and Welfare University Mita Hospital, Tokyo, Japan
Anne Chang
Division Leader of Child Health at the Menzies School of Health Research, NT
Respiratory Infections (Non-TB)
Philip Hansbro
Associate Director of the Priority Research Centre for Asthma and Respiratory Diseases, University of Newcastle, NSW
Xu Jin-Fu
Professor and Chief Physician, Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital, China
Yoon-Keun Kim
CEO, Md Healthcare Inc., South Korea
John Studdard
President, American College of Chest Physicians, USA
Peter Burke
NeuRA, Australia
Respiratory Neurobiology & Sleep
Kazuo Chin
Professor, Department of Respiratory Care and Sleep Control Medicine, Kyoto University, Japan
Peter Cistulli
ResMed Chair in Sleep Medicine, University of Sydney, NSW
David Hui
Professor of Respiratory Medicine, Chinese University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Jason Mouabbi
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, USA
Yoshitaka Oku
Professor, Department of Physiology, Hyogo College of Medicine, Japan
Jane Bourke
Monash University, VIC
Respiratory Structure & Function
Kim Prisk
Professor, Departments of Medicine and Radiology, University of California, San Diego, USA
Erlina Burhan
Vice Chairman, TB Working Group, Indonesia
Tuberculosis
Greg Fox
Respiratory Physician, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, NSW
Charles Yu
National President of the Philippine College of Chest Physicians (PCCP), Philippines
Kwun Fong
Thoracic and Sleep Physician, The Prince Charles Hospital, QLD
(unspecified)
Hisatsugu Goto
Associate Professor, Department of Respiratory Medicine and Rheumatology, Graduate School of Biomedical Sciences, Tokushima University, Japan
Shigeo Muro
Associate Professor, Graduate School of Medicine, Kyoto University, Japan Hospital, Japan
Takahide Nagase
Respiratory Physician, Department of Respiratory Medicine, The University of Tokyo, Japan