The Veterinary Comparative Respiratory Society, VCRS, is pleased to be hosting its 33rd annual symposium, "Underlying concepts in chronic lung disease, from injury to dysregulated repair" (Program Director Scott Pirie), at Surgeons Hall, Edinburgh, Scotland.
The VCRS is indebted to Boehringer Ingelheim for their generous financial support of this meeting. In addition, the VCRS is grateful to the British Association for Lung Research (BALR) for the generous provision of an early career investigator prize (oral presentation), a poster prize, and up to 5 travel awards in relation to the symposium.
Registration is now open. There is discounted registration for both VCRS and BALR Members.
NOTE: The late rate applies from 20th September onwards.
VCRS OR BALR MEMBER RATE
Student/resident/technician - £210 (Late Rate: £240)
Non-student/resident/technician - £270 (Late Rate: – £300)
NON-VCRS OR NON-BALR MEMBER RATE
Student/resident/technician - £240 (Late Rate: – £270)
Non-student/resident/technician - £330 (Late Rate: – £360)
Day Attendee - £80
ACCOMPANYING PERSON RATE
Social Programme Only - £90
NOTE: Registration fees are in pounds (£) sterling.
Repair after acute lung injury: molecular mechanisms and therapeutic opportunities
Pulmonary Fibrosis in humans - an aberrant response to injury
Comparative pathology of lung fibrosis11:15am Minna Rajamäki
Natural and experimental animal models: Canine pulmonary fibrosis11:30am Amy Miele
Natural and experimental animal models: Asinine pulmonary fibrosis11:45am Alison MacKinnon
Natural and experimental animal models: Murine models of pulmonary fibrosis
Pathology of bronchiectasis15:00pm Adam Hill
Bronchiectasis - the vicious cycle
In vivo monitoring of remodelling - sequential lung biopsy in equine asthma9:20am Carol Reinero
In vivo monitoring of remodelling – computed tomography in feline asthma models9:40am Kev Dhaliwal
Real time point of care evaluation - novel approaches
Pathobiology of pulmonary hypertension and vascular remodelling in humans14:40pm Kurt Williams
Veno-occlusive remodelling in horses and dogs
En route from molecule to clinic – where do animal models lie?9:30am Elspeth Hulse
Experiences with an ex-vivo ovine lung model9:50am David Collie
Experimental ovine model of chronic infection10:10am David Griffiths
Spontaneous ovine model of chronic lung cancer10:30am Jean-Pierre Lavioe
Spontaneous equine model of asthma
Lungs on a plate; PCLS - a clearer line of sight to the clinic12:10pm Gerry McLachlan
GM large animal models - moving on from Dolly
The 33rd VCRS symposium will be held in the Surgeons Hall, built in the early 1800s upon the site of an old riding school and home to the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, an organisation dating back more than 500 years. Surgeons' Hall is centrally located within the city, approximately 10 minutes walk from Princes Street or Edinburgh Castle.
As well as providing optimal congress facilities, the venue also incorporates the museums of surgery and dentistry which house extensive collections of international importance.Register Online
Marketing Edinburgh, Convention Bureau has negotiated rates for the 33rd Annual Veterinary Comparative Respiratory Society Symposium VCRS and is pleased to offer a free online accommodation booking service to delegates attending this meeting.
Credit card details are required to make a booking and confirmation shall be sent to your e-mail address. Payment should be made directly with the accommodation provider at the time of your stay.
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