Thomas L. Petty Aspen Lung Conference
56th Annual Meeting
“The Lung Microbiome: A New Frontier in Pulmonary Medicine”
June 5-8, 2013
The Gant Conference Center Aspen, Colorado
The theme of the Thomas L. Petty Aspen Lung Conference, 56th Annual Meeting is “The Lung Microbiome: A New Frontier in Pulmonary Medicine”. Emphasizing the integration of basic, translational and clinical sciences, the meeting will focus on the utilization of new strategies and technologies to investigate the pathogenesis, treatments, and outcomes of the lung microbiome and interactions with other mucosal surfaces, including the gut. Anchored by twelve State of the Art presentations delivered by international experts, the thematic sessions will address epidemiology, cell biology, bioinformatics and nutrition and their the impact on the lung microbiome in disease, and prospects for novel disease modifying and preventive therapies. The conference summary will be presented by James Kiley, M.D., Head of the Lung Division, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute of the NIH.
Abstract deadline is February 14, 2013. For more information, contact: Richard Martin, M.D., c/o Jeanne Cleary, Thomas L. Petty Aspen Lung Conference, Anschutz Medical Campus, Research 2, Box C272, 9th Floor, 12700 East 19th Avenue, Aurora, CO 80045 Phone: (303) 358-2797. Fax: (720) 851-1034.