Provisional schedule

Day 1
Registration and Welcome  
09.15‑10.00 The Pathobiology of Asthma  
10.00‑10.45 Experimental Models   
10.45‑11.15 Break  
11.15‑12.00 Airway microbiota in asthma:  Relationships with disease severity and phenotypes  
12.00‑13.00 Primary and secondary prevention of asthma  
13.00‑14.00 Lunch break*  
14.00‑14.45 Lung Function Testing in Older Children and Adults  
14.45‑15.30 Diet, metabolism and asthma development - does vitamin D matter?  
15.30‑15.45 Break  
15.45‑16.15 The role of viruses in Asthma – bad guys or bystanders?  
16.15‑17.00 Occupational lung diseases:  Advances in prevention and therapeutics  
  *Please note that lunch is not provided.  
Introduction to Mining for Bankers
Day 2
Pre-school Wheeze  
09.30‑10.15 Invasive investigations  
10.15‑11.00 Non-Invasive Measurements and asthma phenotypes  
11.00‑11.30 Break  
11.30‑12.15 Dirty air, dirty airways: developmental aspects of environmental pollution  
12.15‑13.00 Small Airway Function  
13.00‑14.00 Lunch break*  
14.00‑14.30 Difficult asthma and the difficult teenager  
14.30‑15.15 Asthma in adults  
15.15‑15.45 Asthma from childhood to adolescence:  from endotype discovery to stratified treatment  
15.45‑16.00 Break  
16.00‑16.45 Immunotherapy for Asthma:  Boom or Bust?  
16.45‑17.00 Assignment Briefing and concluding remarks  
  Please note that lunch is not provided.  
Introduction to Mining for Bankers