Event Date/Time: Apr 13, 2011 End Date/Time: Apr 14, 2011
Early Registration Date: Feb 11, 2011
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Now in its 7th year, SMi’s Asthma & COPD conference will once again explore the latest advances and progress in the development of treatments for these respiratory disorders. The two-day conference will feature presentations on topics such as monoclonal antibodies, bronchodilators, selectin antagonists, kinases, device equivalence testing and measuring patient outcomes.

Key topics at this year's conference:
• Unmet needs in asthma and COPD
• Novel drugs and targets to treat COPD
• Treating asthma with monoclonal antibody-based drugs
• Regulation of respiratory device equivalence testing
• Proof of concept studies in asthma and COPD
• Anticholinergics beyond bronchodilation

Hear keynote addresses from:
• Peter Barnes, Head of Respiratory Medicine, Imperial College London
• Sebastian Johnston, Head Professor of Respiratory Medicine, National Heart and Lung Institute, UK

Our expert speaker line-up also includes:
• Alan Young, Discovery Director, Early Development and Senior Principal Scientist, AstraZeneca
• Liz Hardaker, Investigator II, Novartis Institutes for Biomedical Research
• Mike Yeadon, Vice President, Chief Scientific fficer, Alergabn, Pfizer
• Ewan Walters, Medical Director, Teva UK
• Matthew Catley, Principle Scientist, UCB
• Nestor Molfino, Vice President, Respiratory & Inflammation, Clinical Development, MedImmune
• Zahid Latif, Head of Healthcare, Technology Strategy Board, UK
• Michael Paul Pieper, Senior Principal Scientist, Respiratory Diseases Research, Boehringer Ingelheim
• Philippe Rogueda, Principal Fellow, PHAD - PDU Inhalation,T3, Novartis


Additional Information

PLUS A HALF DAY PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOP Early Clinical Studies in COPD Biomarkers & Proof of Concept 12th April 2011, London Marriott Hotel, Regent's Park Workshop leader: Trevor Hansel, Reader in Respiratory Clinical Pharmacology, National Heart & Lung Institute, UK Also hosted by: John Warren, Expert Medical Assessor, MHRA