CRRN Investigator Meeting Agenda

Fairmont Chateau Laurier Hotel

1 Rideau Street, Ottawa ON K1N 8S7

January 16 -17, 2020

 

Thursday, January 16th, 2020

0830 – Welcome and Introductions – (Shawn Aaron)

0835 – Plenary #1 (Dr. Jim Hogg; UBC)

0935 – CRRN Annual Update and Future Initiatives (Shawn Aaron/Andrea Gershon)

1030 – CRRN Photo and Break (Main Lobby)

1055 – Trainee Lightning Presentations (Group #1 = 6) (Teresa To)

1130 – Developing New Research (15 mins to present – 20 for audience feedback)

1130 – Goliaths in our midst: Study of lung cancer incidence and survival in a COPD cohort (Erika Penz; U of Sask)

1205 – Using Frailty Measurements to Predict Deteriorations in Quality of Life and Care Expectations Among People with COPD: A Prospective Cohort Study (Sunita Mulpuru; UOttawa)

1240 – Lunch

1320 – Trainee Lightning Presentations (Group #2 = 6) (Teresa To)

1355 – Research from the Firestone (20 mins to present and 5 mins for questions)

1355 – Integrating biomarkers and bioimaging in clinical management of severe asthma (Parameswaran Nair)

1420 – Adjusting therapy for COPD patients after hospitalization (Joshua Wald/Terence Ho)

1445 – Cough in Asthma (Imran Satia)

1510 – Autoimmune responses in asthma and responses to biologics (Manali Mukherjee)

1535 – Break

1550 – Developing New Research (15 mins to present – 20 for audience feedback)

1550 – Biological effects associated to vaping (Mathieu Morissette; ULaval)

1625 – Sex-related mechanisms in airway inflammation and asthma (Neeloffer Mookherjee; UManitoba)

 

Friday, January 17th, 2020

0730 – Breakfast

0800 – Plenary #2 –From chip to clinic: How genetic and genomic research of common lung diseases can move into the clinic (Dr. Benjamin Raby; Boston Children’s Hospital)

0900 – Update on research funding opportunities from CIHR (Michelle Peel; CIHR)

0920 – Airway Dysanapsis (Benjamin Smith; McGill)

0945 – Double Trouble: Survival, Premature Life Years Lost and Productivity Loss Among a Cohort of Patients with Lung Cancer and COPD (Darcy Marciniuk; USask)

1010 – Coffee Break and Check-out

1030 – Trainee Lightning Presentations (Group #3 = 6) (Teresa To)

1105 – Developing New Research (15 mins to present – 20 for audience feedback)

1105 – A multimorbid approach to respiratory research: time to flip the coin (Wenjia Chen; UBC)

1140 – Immunoglobulins and COPD (Juthaporn Cowan; UOttawa)

1215 – Lunch

1245 – Trainee Lightning Presentations (Group #4 = 6) (Teresa To)

1320 – COPD and Air Pollution: COPA’s Contribution (Chris Carlsten; UBC)

1345 - Research from the Child Cohort Study (20 mins to present and 5 mins for questions)

1345 - Impact of pre-school sleep disruption on learning and behaviour  (Piush Mandhane; U of A)

1410 – Genetic analysis of lung health and asthma (Qingling Duan; Queens U)

1435 – Prenatal air pollution and allergic asthma: role of the gut microbiota  (Hind Sbihi; UBC)

1500 –Wrap-Up

 

Events

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING IN OTTAWA

JANUARY 16th -17th, 2020

Fairmont Chateau Laurier Hotel