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Update in Paediatric Respiratory Disease 2017


21-23 April 2017

Shatin, Hong Kong

It is with great pleasure that we announce the Update in Paediatric Respiratory Diseases 2017 and the Paediatric Respiratory and Critical Care Workshop. Both are organised by the Department of Paediatrics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong and will be held from 21-23 April 2017. This year marks the tenth anniversary of our biennial paediatric respiratory conference series.

As in previous years, we have assembled a team of international and local paediatric respiratory medicine experts. Our conference and workshop will highlight cutting-edge advances in paediatric respiratory medicine and offer opportunities for participants to interact with leading clinical and academic experts in the field. Our programme features a wide variety of interactive and innovative sessions that will be of interest to paediatricians, general practitioners, specialists in paediatric respiratory medicine and critical care, nurses and allied health care workers.

This year, our keynote speakers are:

Anne CHANG
Professor and Head, Menzies School of Health Research
Senior Respiratory Physician, Queensland Children's Hospital, Australia

Robin DETERDING
Professor and Chief, Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine
Medical Director, Breathing Institute
Children's Hospital Colorado, USA

Lawrence NOGEE
Professor of Pediatrics
Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA

James W TSUNG
Associate Professor
Pediatric Emergency Medicine
Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA

Stephen TURNER
Senior Clinical Lecturer
School of Medical Sciences
University of Aberdeen, UK

Highlights:
- New perspectives on monitoring and stratified medicine in childhood asthma
- Clinical and genetic approach to child 
- Lung biopsy: who, what, when, where, why and how to interpret the results
- Multidisciplinary approach to aerodigestive disorders
-When is prophylactic antibiotic indicated in bronchiectasis?
- Does protracted bacterial bronchitis exist?
- Future stethoscope
- Congenital pulmonary airway malformations and other lung developmental disorders
- CPAM should be electively removed - a debate 

Please visit our website www.pae.cuhk.edu.hk/PRD2017 for further details, registration, abstract submission and to view past events.

You can enjoy an early-bird discount on registration fees if you register before Jan 1, 2017. Should you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact our conference secretariat, Dr. HK So on 2632 2829, or email: pae_conferences@cuhk.edu.hk

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