Wednesday June 23:

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  • 9.00. Opening of the Respirology Research: Gaspard Montandon
  • 9.05. Director of the Division of Respirology – Dr. Douglas Bradley.


  • 9.10. KEY-NOTE SPEAKER. Dr. Samira Mubareka, Assistant Professor. Sunnybrook Health Science Centre, University of Toronto.

From zoonotic origins to clinical challenges; perspectives on SARS-CoV-2

  • 9.55. SESSION 1.
    • 9.55. Gisele Beier. Impact of Particulate Matter Exposure on microRNA Expression and the Development of Allergic Airways Inflammation.
    • 10.05. Gabriel Burke. Patients are the people who teach me the most” – Exploring resident perspectives on the development of physician-patient communication skills.
    • 10.15. Xiaoshu Cao. Association of obstructive sleep apnea with thoracic fluid volume and small airways narrowing in asthma during sleep.
    • 10.25.  Jean-Philippe Rousseau. Optogenetic activation of preBötzinger Complex cells alleviates respiratory depression by opioids.
    • 10.35. Mitsuaki Kawashima. A protective role of donor B cells against ischemia-reperfusion injury in a minor-mismatched mouse lung transplant model.


  • 10.45-11.00. BREAK


  • 11.00. KEY-NOTE SPEAKER: Dr. Atul Malhotra. Professor of Medicine. University of California – San Diego.

UCSD Contributions to War on the COVID-19 Pandemic

  • 11.45. SESSION 2.
    • 11.45. Nicole C. Kraus. Sex differential in survival: does it exist in a Canadian cystic fibrosis cohort.
    • 11.55. Jan Lim. Assessing Obstructive Sleep Apnea Severity Through Application of Upper Airway Negative Pressure During Wakefulness.
    • 12.05. Rayoun Ramendra. Donor airway bile acid as a biomarker of aspiration and predictor of post-transplant outcomes.
    • 12.15. Kanokkarn Sunkonkit. Lena Xiao. Idiopathic central sleep apnea in infants: An observational cohort study.
    • 12.25. Wallace B. Wee. Association between neonatal hospital length of stay and lung function in children with Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia: A multi-center cohort study.
  • 12.35. Awards of the Division of Respirology.


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Topic: Respirology Research Forum
Time: Jun 23, 2021 08:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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