2013 Pittsburgh International Lung Conference
The 2013 conference will focus on Acute and Chronic Lung Infections: Novel Pathogens, Diagnostics, and Therapeutics and will be held in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 17-18, 2013.
The conference aims to describe and discuss the latest clinical and research advances as they apply to respiratory infections by bringing together leading regional, national, and international experts in the field.
View selected presentations from the 2012 conference.
View selected presentations from the 2011 conference.
WHO SHOULD ATTEND
The target audience for this conference is critical care and pulmonary physicians, doctors in general medical fields, and allied health professionals (e.g., nurses, nurse practitioners, respiratory therapists). Because of the emphasis on clinical and scientific investigation, the seminars also will target basic, translational, and clinical investigators with interests in ARDS, pneumonia, and sepsis research, as well as biomedical researchers from around the United States, internationally, and within industry.
Mark T. Gladwin, MD
Division Chief, Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine
Director, Vascular Medical Center
Alison Morris, MD, MS
Associate Professor of Medicine and Immunology
Director, University of Pittsburgh HIV Lung Research Center
Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine
Karen A. Norris, PhD
Professor of Medicine and Immunology
University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
Sessions cover the following topics:
1) Advances in diagnosis and treatment of pneumonia
2) The lung and the microbiome
3) Drug and vaccine development
4) Infections in the immunosuppressed host
5) Infections in chronic lung diseases
6) Emerging and resistant organisms
CONTINUING MEDICAL EDUCATION
This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™.
The University of Pittsburgh is an affirmative action, equal opportunity institution.