Conference Speaker

Klaus F. Rabe,Christian Albrechts University Kiel, Germany

Dr. David M. Mannino

Scientific and occupational backround

1983  Final exams in medicine at Hamburg University
1983 – 1987 Clinical Education at Marienkrankenhaus Hamburg
1987  Intensive care and endoscopy units in Universitätskrankenhaus
Eppendorf, University of Hamburg
1988  Pulmonary division of Krankenhaus Großhansdorf,
Centre for Pneumology and Thoracic Surgery
1989  Clinical Research within the Department of Thoracic Medicine,
National Heart and Lung Institute, London, U.K.
1998  Nomination for Professor of Medicine at the University of Leiden,
Chairman of Pulmonology, University of Leiden, Netherlands
2007  Chairman of Medicine, University of Leiden, Netherlands
2010  Professor of Pulmonary Medicine at the University of Kiel Director of the Department of Pneumology at LungClinic Grosshansdorf 2012 Director of the Airway Research Center North (ARCN), Member of the German Center for Lung Research (DZL).

Scientific focus
General of Respiratory Medicine, predominantly
- Asthma
- Lung cancer

Scientific activities
Served on various editorial boards and GINA und GOLD
First European Associate Editor of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine
Chief Editor of the European Respiratory Journal 2003-2008
Current scientific interests are related to large clinical trials in COPD and asthma, the mechanisms of airway inflammation, and the endoscopic staging of lung cancer
Member of the German and Dutch Chest Societies, the British Pharmacological Society, The American Thoracic Society
2011 - 2012 President of the European Respiratory Society
Vice chairman German Center for Lung Research (DZL)
President Elect of German Chest Society (DGP)
More than 415 scientific publications
H-Score 64

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Lead Medical and Scientific Sponsor
Boehringer Ingelheim