ADVANCED PROGRAMME

 

09.00/09.30
Welcome and introduction Dario Olivieri (Parma, Italy)
     
  Ceremony for the conferment of the title of: HONORARY PROFESSOR IN RESPIRATORY MEDICINE OF THE UNIVERSITY OF PARMA on SIR RICHARD PETO
Rector of the University of Parma: SPEECH
Alfredo Chetta, Full Professor in Respiratory Medicine: LAUDATIO
 
     
  HONORARY LECTURE ON
Pulmonary and extrapulmonary effects of cigarette smoking
Sir Richard Peto (Oxford)
 
   
10.00/10.20
Chairman: Dario Olivieri (Parma)
Novel Ant-Inflammatory Agents In Asthma And COPD

Peter J. Barnes (London)
 
   
10.20/11.00 State of the art on small airways
Chairmen: Alfredo Chetta and Nicola Sverzellati (Parma) 
Small Airways in Asthma: the ATLANTIS project Dirkje S. Postma (Groningen)
Diagnosis of small airways diseasesand emphysema by imaging Eric A. Hoffman (Iowa City)
     
11.00/11.30
COFFEE BREAK  
     
11.30/12.30 Early intervention and multiple therapies in chronic diseases
Chairmen: Leonardo M. Fabbri (Modena) and Alberto Papi (Ferrara)
Early intervention and multiple therapies in diabetes Angelo Avogaro (Padova)
Early intervention and multiple therapies in asthma Alberto Papi (Ferrara)
Early intervention and multiple therapies in COPD Leonardo M. Fabbri (Modena)
     
12.30/12.50 Disease modification in COPD
Chairmen: Dirkje S. Postma (Groningen) and Alfredo Chetta (Parma)
  Changing the Clinical Course of COPD Jørgen Vestbo (Manchester)
     
12.50/13.00 General Discussion 
     
13.00/14.00
LUNCH
 
     
14.00/14.20 Immunotherapy for Cancer and Chronic Diseases
Chairmen: Leonardo M. Fabbri (Modena) and Dario Olivieri (Parma)
Immunotherapy for cancer: a model also for chronic diseases Giorgio V. Scagliotti (Torino)
     
14.20/15.00
Major breakthrough in Asthma in the last 5 years
Chairmen: Peter J. Barnes (London) and Eugene Bleecker (Wake Forest) 
  Basic Science Ratko Djukanovic (Southampton)
Clinical Science Guy Brusselle (Ghent)
     
15.00/15.30
COFFEE BREAK 
     
15.30/16.10
Targeted Therapy in Asthma
Chairmen: Sally E. Wenzel (Pittsburgh) and Alberto Papi (Ferrara) 
Monoclonal antibodies against IL4Rα Sally E. Wenzel (Pittsburgh)
Monoclonal Antibodies against IL-5 or IL5RA Eugene R. Bleecker (Wake Forest)
     
16.10/16.30 Personalized Medicine
Chairmen: Dirkje S. Postma (Groningen) and Peter J. Barnes (London) 
Personalized Approach to Diagnosis and Treatment of asthma Deborah A. Meyers (Wake Forest)
     
16.30/16.50
General discussion 
     
16.50/17.00 Closing Remarks  Dario Olivieri (Parma)

 

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