The future is now: the challenge of ageing in respiratory medicineHot topicsChairs:
Melanie Koenigshoff (Munich, Germany), Leonardo Michele Fabbri (Modena, Italy)Aims:
To discuss the most recent epidemiological data on ageing and multimorbidity and its effects on chronic lung disease; present the hallmarks of ageing at the organ and cellular levels; highlight the fact that ageing is a risk factor for chronic lung disease; and identify the potential consequences of ageing on therapy. Target audience:
clinicans, clinicians scientists, scientist, nurses, general practitioners.