11–12th Nov 2019

International Workshop on Translational Research for Precision Respiratory Medicine

Hospital Clínic, Barcelona, Spain

University of Pittsburgh, USA

Monday, November 11th 2019

Tuesday, November 12th 2019

08.15 — 08.45 am

Registration and Documentation

 

08.45 — 09.00 am

Welcome and Opening Remarks

 

 

SESSION 1 Airway Diseases and Allergy

 

Session Chairs:

  • Àlvar Agustí, MD, PhD, FRCP, FERS
    Hospital Clínic — University of Barcelona
  • Frank C. Sciurba, MD, FCCP
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

09.00 — 09.05 am

Session Chair Introduction

 

09.05 — 09.25 am

Addressing the Heterogeneity and Complexity of COPD

Rosa Faner, PhD

IDIBAPS — Ciberes — University of Barcelona

 

09.25 — 09.45 am

Directing the Airway Epithelium — From Ciliary Function to Cell Fate

Corrine Kliment, MD, PhD

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

09.45 — 10.05 am

Defective Eicosanoid Metabolism in Food Anaphylaxis: From Bedside to Bench (and Back)

Rosa Muñoz, MD, PhD

Hospital Clínic — University of Barcelona

 

10.05 — 10.25 am

The Biology of Biologics: From Mechanisms to Outcomes

Sally Wenzel, MD

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

10.25 — 11.00 am

Panel Discussion

 

11.00 — 11.30 am

Coffee Break

 

 

SESSION 2 INTERSTITIAL LUNG DISEASES AND TRANSPLANT

 

Session Chairs:

  • Daniel Kass, MD
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Manuel Serrano, PhD
    Institut de Recerca de Barcelona

 

11.30 — 11.35 am

Session Chair Introduction

 

11.35 — 11.55 am

The “Radiotrasncriptome”: A New Way to Identify Endotypes in ILDs

Jacobo Sellarés, MD

Hospital Clínic — University of Barcelona

 

11.55 — 12.15 pm

Accumulation of Senescent Mesenchymal Cells in IPF

Mauricio Rojas, MD

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

12.15 — 12.35 pm

The Relevance of Telomere Testing in ILD and Lung Transplant

María Molina, MD

Hospital Bellvitge — University of Barcelona

 

12.35 — 12.55 pm

Exploring the Role of Tissue Resident Memory T Cells on Clinical Outcomes after Lung Transplantation

Mark Snyder, MD

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

12.55 — 01.30 pm

Panel Discussion

 

01.30 — 02.30 pm

Lunch

 

 

SESSION 3 PULMONARY VASCULAR DISEASES

 

Session Chairs:

  • Joan Albert Barberà, MD, PhD
    Hospital Clínic — University of Barcelona
  • Mark Gladwin, MD
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

02.30 — 02.35 pm

Session Chair Introduction

 

02.35 — 02.55 pm

Role of Survivin as a Potential new Therapeutic Pathway in Pulmonary Hypertension

Isabel Blanco, MD, PhD

Hospital Clínic — University of Barcelona

 

02.55 — 03.15 pm

Identifying Signaling Hubs in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension: Bench to Bedside and Back Again

Elena Goncharova, PhD

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

03.15 — 03.35 pm

Endothelial Dysfunction in Patients with Chronic Thromboembolic Pulmonary Hypertension

Olga Tura, PhD

IDIBAPS — University of Barcelona

 

03.35 — 03.55 pm

Mechanisms and New Therapies for Pulmonary Hypertension Associated with HFpEF (Group 2 or CpcPH)

Mark Gladwin, MD

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

03.55 — 04.30 pm

Panel Discussion

 

04.30 — 05.00 pm

Poster Viewing

 

05.00 — 06.00 pm

Poster Discussion

 

Chairs:

  • Mauricio Rojas, MD
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Rosa Faner, PhD
    IDIBAPS — Ciberes — University of Barcelona
  • Jessica Bon Field, MD, MS
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

09.00 — 11.00 am

Fellows and Junior Investigators Session

 

Session Chairs:

  • Jacobo Sellarés, MD
    Hospital Clínic — University of Barcelona
  • Ana Lucía Mora, MD
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Keven Robinson, MD
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

11.00 — 11.30 am

Coffee Break

 

 

SESSION 4 ACUTE LUNG INJURY

 

Session Chairs:

  • Antoni Torres, MD
    Hospital Clínic — University of Barcelona
  • Bryan McVerry, MD
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

11.30 — 11.35 am

Session Chair Introduction

 

11.35 — 11.55 am

Host Defense and ARDS in the ICU: Targeting Pathogen-Triggered Proteolytic Lung Injury

Janet So-Jung Lee, MD

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

11.55 — 12.15 pm

Severe Acute Respiratory Distress Syndrome Caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa Pneumonia and Ventilation Induced Lung Injury: Long-lasting Porcine Animal Model

Enric Barbeta

Hospital Clínic — University of Barcelona

 

12.15 — 12.35 pm

Damage-Associated Molecular Pattern (DAMP) Sensor Stability in Acute Lung Injury

John Evankovich, MD

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

12.35 — 01.00 pm

Panel Discussion

 

01.00 — 02.00 pm

Lunch

 

 

SESSION 5 SLEEP

 

Session Chairs:

  • Josep M. Montserrat
    Hospital Clínic — University of Barcelona
  • Patrick J. Strollo Jr, MD, FACP, FCCP, FAASM
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

02.00 — 02.05 pm

Session Chair Introduction

 

02.05 — 02.25 pm

Effects of Hypoxia in Lung Cancer Progression

Isaac Almendros, PhD

University of Barcelona

 

02.25 — 02.45 pm

Upper Airway Stimulation for Obstructive Sleep Apnea 2019: Efficacy and Outcomes

Patrick J Strollo Jr, MD, FACP, FCCP, FAASM

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

02.45 — 03.05 pm

Cardiovascular Disease, Diabetes, and Sleep Apnea

Sanjay Patel, MD

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

03.05 — 03.20 pm

Panel Discussion

 

03.20 — 03.45 pm

Coffee break

 

 

SESSION 6 HOT TOPICS IN LUNG RESEARCH

 

Session Chairs:

  • Ramon Farre, PhD
    University of Barcelona
  • Alison Morris, MD, MS
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine
  • Anuradha Ray, PhD
    University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

03.45 — 03.50 pm

Session Chair Introduction

 

03.50 — 04.10 pm

Advanced Image Analysis Techniques for Pulmonary Disease Assessment

MJ. Ledesma-Carbayo, PhD

Biomedical Imaging Technologies, ETSI Telecomunicación UPM

 

04.10 — 04.30 pm

Single Cell RNA-seq Reveals Cell-Specific SignaturesDistinguishing Sepsis With and Without ARDS

Prabir Ray, PhD

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

04.30 — 04.50 pm

The Role of the Lung Microbiome in Critical Illness

Bryan McVerry, MD

University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine

 

04.50 — 05.10 pm

The Lung Microbiome in COPD

Oriol Sibila, MD

Hospital Sant Pau, Barcelona

 

05.10 — 05.40 pm

Panel Discussion

 

05.40 — 06.00 pm

Final Session: Summary of the sessions and final discussion

 

Chairs:

  • Jacobo Sellares, MD
  • Rosa Faner, PhD
  • Alison Morris, MD, MS
  • Mauricio Rojas, MD

 

06.00 pm

Adjournment

THEMATIC AREAS

 

Airway Diseases, ILD, Vascular Diseases, Novel Approaches

 

 

Time Schedule: 09.00 am — 06.00 pm

Special Fellow Session: Monday, 11th Nov, 09.00 am — 01:00 pm

Presentations: 15 min talk + 30 min discussion

 

 

COURSE DIRECTORS

 

Jacobo Sellares Torres, MD, PhD

Servei de Pneumologia, Institut Clínic Respiratori (ICR), Hospital Clínic de Barcelona, Spain

 

Dra. Rosa Faner

Centro Investigación Biomédica en Red Enfermedades Respiratorias (CIBERES), Barcelona, Spain. Institut d’investigacions Biomèdiques August Pi i Sunyer (IDIBAPS), Barcelona, Spain.

 

 

COURSE CO-DIRECTORS

 

Alison Morris, MD, MS

Division Chief: Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine; Professor of Medicine, Immunology and Clinical and Translational Research; Director of Center for Medicine and the Microbiome; Vice Chair for Clinical Research, Department of Medicine; UPMC Chair in Translational Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine. Pittsburgh, USA

 

Àlvar Agustí

Institut Clínic Respiratori Director, Hospital Clínic, IDIBAPS — University of Barcelona, Spain

 

Mauricio Rojas, MD

Associate Professor of Medicine, University of Pittsburgh, Division of Pulmonary Medicine, Allergy and Critical Care Medicine Simmons Center for Interstitial Lung Disease Acute Lung Injury Center of Excellence McGowan Institute for Regenerative Medicine. Pittsburgh, USA.

Hotels next to Hospital Clínic

 

 

Hotel Acevi Villarroel (Recommended)

Carrer de Villarroel, 106

08011 Barcelona

 

Hotel Acevi

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel Zenit Borrell

Carrer del Comte Borrell, 208

08029 Barcelona

 

Hotel Zenit

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel U232

Carrer del Comte d'Urgell, 232

08036 Barcelona

 

Hotel U232

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel Evenia Rosellón

Carrer del Rosselló, 191

08036 Barcelona

 

Hotel Evenia

 

 

 

 

 

 

Hotel Olivia Balmes

Carrer de Balmes, 117

08008 Barcelona

 

Hotel Olivia

 

 

 

 

How to get to Hospital Clínic

From Airport Terminal 1

Metro L9 Sud to Collblanc + Metro Line 5 to Hospital Clínic

From Airport Terminal 2

Metro L9 Sud to Collblanc + Metro Line 5 to Hospital Clínic

From Terminal 2

Train to Barcelona Sants Estació (Rodalies Renfe) + Metro Line 5 to Hospital Clínic

 

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VENUE

 

Hospital Clínic de Barcelona

Sala de actos Farreras Valentí

C/ Villarroel 170, Escalera 9-11, 3 Planta

08036 Barcelona

 

 

TECHNICAL SECRETARIAT

 

Aula Clínic, A/A Maria Torrens

mtorrens@clinic.cat

www.aulaclinic.com