Register for Heart + Lung Health FEST Scientific Symposium!

Dec 16, 2015 | News

Registration is now open for the 6th Annual Heart + Lung Health FEST Scientific Symposium, February 11-12, 2016!

Register before January 15 to take advantage of new early bird rates!

Featuring two intellectually-jammed days of the latest and hottest topics in heart and lung research, the symposium recognizes local talent and continues to attract internationally recognized experts for our distinguished lectureships.

The program is made to be as accessible as possible to the broadest range of scientists, clinicians and partners.

See preliminary program


Trainee poster abstracts are due January 15! 

This year's Distinguished Lecture Series includes:

The revolution of genomic technologies and what it means for heart and lung researchers and the population at large.

Dr. John Quackenbush, Professor of Computational Biology and Bioinformatics, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health; Director, Center for Cancer Computational Biology, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute

Interstitial Lung Diseases

Dr. Ganesh Raghu, Adjunct Professor, Laboratory Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine; Director, Interstitial Lung Disease/Sarcoid/Pulmonary Fibrosis Program, University of Washington

Multiple Benefits to Children’s Health of Reducing Dependence on Fossil Fuels

Dr. Frederica Perera, Professor, Environmental Health Sciences; Director, Columbia Center for Children’s Environmental Health Columbia University

An Integrated Approach To Early Detection of Lung Cancer

Dr. Stephen Lam, Professor of Medicine. University of British Columbia Chair, Provincial Lung Tumor Group, British Columbia Cancer Agency

Molecular Function and Imaging: The importance in translational heart research

Dr. Rob Beanlands, Chief of Cardiology; Director, National Cardiac PET Centre; Director, Molecular Function and Imaging Program; University of Ottawa Heart Institute

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