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Welcome to the Aspen Lung Conference

Objectives of the Thomas L. Petty Aspen Lung Conference

  • To provide an international forum for leading clinicians and researchers to exchange of ideas relating to clinical problems and research of the lung.
  • To fill a recognized need in a field where knowledge is doubling every five years.
  • To focus on a single topic, exhaustively reviewing it with significant time allowed for discussion.
    • To provide the stimulus and impetus to further research in pulmonary medicine. 

History of the Aspen Lung Conference   

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History of the Aspen Lung Conference

Over the years the conference has more than maintained its excellence and has stimulated collaboration among scientist and clinicians. This book is an effort to capture the essence of Aspen Lung Conference proceedings in one volume. Accordingly, all previously published summaries have been included for the convenience of the reader. Additional selected comments and presentations are included. Although this book's major goal is to report some of the fantastic scientific advances presented at the Aspen Lung Conference, it will never be able to capture all of the spirit and camaraderie that has permeated each and every meeting in the invigorating, high altitude atmosphere of the Rocky Mountains.



2018 Annual Meeting
Thomas L. Petty Aspen Lung Conference
61st Annual Meeting
June 6-9, 2018
"Translating Resilience and Pathogenesis to Personalized Therapy for COPD"
Irena Petrache, M.D., Chair
R. William Vandivier, M.D., Chair
Moumita Ghosh, Ph.D., Co-Chair 

2019 Annual Meeting
Thomas L. Petty Aspen Lung Conference
62nd Annual Meeting
June 5-8, 2019
"Exploring the Oncologic Paradigm of Pulmonary Hypertension"
Brian B. Graham, M.D., Chair
Marjorie Patricia George, M.D., Chair

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