Annual Congress Vienna 2012

Saturday, 01.09.2012
Sunday, 02.09.2012
Monday, 03.09.2012
Tuesday, 04.09.2012
Wednesday, 05.09.2012

Citations should be made in the following way: Authors. Title. Eur Respir J 2012; 40: Suppl. 56, abstract number.

Sex-related differences in pulmonary disease

Chairs: C. Greene (Dublin, Ireland), B. Melgert (Groningen, Netherlands)
Aims: The audience will learn:
- the extent of sex differences in asthma, cystic fibrosis, COPD and nonsmall cell lung cancer;
- the molecular basis of oestrogen-related differences in cystic fibrosis;
- how genetic and environmental factors contribute to sex differences in lung disease;
- and the potential for sex-specific therapies to treat these diseases.
Sex differences in COPD: are females more susceptible to smoking effects than males?
I. Sorheim (Bergen, Norway)
Slide presentationMultimedia files
Slide presentationMultimedia files