Previous Rounds

Click on the lecture titles below to review our recorded UBC Respiratory Seminar Series presentations.

September to December 2021 Series

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series, December 2, 2021
Sepsis: Creation of Covid Vaccines
Presented by: Dr. Andre Nel 

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series, November 25, 2021
Sepsis: Important changes in the current spirometry standards.
Presented by: Dr. Brian Graham 

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series, November 18, 2021
Sepsis: What’s New In Radiation Oncology? The Role of Stereotactic Radiation in Metastatic Disease.
Presented by: Dr. David Palma

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series, November 4, 2021
Sepsis:  Indigenous determinants of respiratory health and disease and potential ways forward
Presented by: Dr. Malcom King

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series, October 28, 2021
Sepsis:  Surgical patients with sleep apnea: What are the risks and what should we do?
Presented by: Dr. Frances Chung

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series, October 21, 2021
Sepsis:  2021 CTS Asthma Guidelines: From evidence to recommendations and beyond
Presented by: Dr. Connie Yang

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series, October 14, 2021
Sepsis: Research in Progress: COVID-19 outcomes and health economics in ILD
Presented by: Dr. Alyson Wong

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series, October 7, 2021
Sepsis:  Mechanisms of persistent dyspnea following COVID-19 infection
Presented by: Dr. Kathryn Milne

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series, September 23, 2021
Sepsis: Biomarker Discovery and Implementation in Interstitial Lung Disease
Presented by: Dr. Justin Oldham

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series, September 16, 2021
Sepsis: NO FAT SHAME -How to Manage Obesity in the Modern Age
Presented by: Dr. Ali Zentner

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series, September 9, 2021
No Round

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series, September 2, 2021
Sepsis: Tobacco and Community Partnership
Presented by Dr. Smita Pakhale

January to June 2021 Series 

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series, June 25, 2021
Sepsis: Pulmonary Function Testing: Nuances in Interpretation
Presented by Dr. Pierce Wilcox

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series, June 18, 2021
Sepsis: Progressive pulmonary fibrosis: who is to blame, alveolar epithelial cells or pulmonary fibroblasts?
Presented by Dr. Nasreen Khalil

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series, June 10, 2021
Sepsis: What to do with the failing lung allograft? Treatment options and interventions in patients with chronic lung allograft dysfunction.
Presented by Dr. Roland Nador

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series, June 4, 2021
Sepsis: Biomarker updates related to interstitial lung diseases
Presented by Dr. Daniel He (PhD Candidate) 

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series, May 27, 2021
Sepsis: Competence by Design – Lessons from Soft Launch – Preparing for Go-Live
Presented by Dr. Victoria Cook

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series, May 20, 2021
Sepsis: Parasitic lung diseases
Presented by Fellows: Leung Kumar, Clarus Leung, and Marie Yan

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series, May 6, 2021
Sepsis: Supporting the use of research evidence in government policymaking
Presented by Dr. John Lavis

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series, April 29, 2021
Sepsis: Airway anatomy and the mechanics of breathing during exercise
Presented by Dr. Bill Sheel

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series, April 22, 2021
Sepsis: COVID-19: Long Road to Recovery
Presented by Fellows:  Fellow Doctors: Divjot Kumar, Clarus Leung, and Marie Yan

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series, April 15, 2021
Sepsis: Practical Strategies to Reduce Bias and Discrimination in Research and Clinical Practise
Presented by Dr. Lisa Willis

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series, April 1, 2021
Sepsis: Developing a P4 Medicine Approach to Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Presented by Dr. Alan Pack

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series, March 25, 2021
Sepsis: Pathogenesis of COPD: Impact of macrophages
Presented by Dr. Stephan VanEeden

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series, March 18, 2021
Sepsis: Respirology During the Opiate Crisis
Presented by Dr. Janice Leung

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series,  March 11, 2021
Sepsis: Bronchoscopic Approach Pulmonary Node 2021 Virtual Bronchoscopy: Human Vs Robotic
Presented by Dr. Tawimas Shaipanich

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series, March 4, 2021
Sepsis: Innovations in Lung Transplantation
Presented by Dr. Robert Levy

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series, February 25, 2021
Sepsis: Whose problem is it? Balancing stewardship and advocacy in high-cost interventions
Presented by Dr. Lynette Reid

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series, February 18, 2021
Sepsis: Air pollution impacts on patients with interstitial lung disease
Presented by Dr. Gillian Goobie

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series February 11, 2021
Sepsis: Management of screen-detected lung nodules.
Presented by Dr. Stephen Lam

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series February 4, 2021
Sepsis: Legacy for Airway Health – Creating an ecosystem of partnerships for research and integrated knowledge translation in COPD and asthma
Presented by Doctors Chris Carlsten and Phalgun Joshi

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series, January 28 2021
Sepsis: Chronic Cough: a new disease, new guidelines, and new drugs.
Presented by Dr. Alyn Morice *not uploaded*

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series, January 21 2021
Sepsis: Bronchoscopic approach to peripheral lung cancer
Presented by Dr. Anderson Tyan

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series: January, 14 2021
Sepsis: Home sleep apnea testing and home oxygen therapy
Presented by Dr. John Fleetham

September to December 2020 Series 

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series December 17, 2020
Sepsis: Post Covid Clinic
Presented by Dr. Alyson Wong & Dr. Aditi Shah

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series December 10, 2020
Sepsis: Exercised-induced laryngeal obstruction: Spotting it, proving it, fixing it
Presented by Dr. Tod Olin

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series December 03, 2020
Sepsis: Using NO for Lung Transplant
Presented by Dr. Marcelo Cypel 

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series November 26, 2020
Sepsis: Lung genomics research and COVID-19: a pivot towards the pandemic
Presented by Dr. Stephen Milne

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series November 19, 2020
Sepsis: Telemedicine for the Respirologist
Presented by Dr. Chris Miller

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series November 12, 2020
Sepsis: Telemedicine for the Respirologist
Presented by Dr. Gordon Kirkpatrick

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series November 05, 2020
Sepsis: Air pollution is molecularly personal: Who is at risk and from what exposure?
Presented by Dr. Anthony Gerber 

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series October 29, 2020
Sepsis: Neurophysiology of dyspnea in interstitial lung disease and pulmonary vascular disease: final common pathways
Presented by Dr. Kate Milne 

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series October 22, 2020
Sepsis: Imaging of Fibrotic Lung Disease: Perceptions, Probabilities and likelihoods
Presented by Dr. Simon Walsh 

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series October 15, 2020
Sepsis: A Whole New World: Successfully Transitioning Patients with Chronic Respiratory Conditions to Adult Care
Presented by Dr. Connie Yang 

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series October 08, 2020
Sepsis: Choosing Wisely: Predicting responses to Biologics for Severe Asthma
Presented by Dr. Parameswaran Nair (No recording for this presentation) 

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series October 01, 2020
Sepsis:
Presented by Dr. Philippe Begin

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series September 24, 2020
Sepsis: The Lung Pacer
Presented by Dr. Steve Reynolds

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series September 17, 2020
Sepsis: Obesity Hypoventilation Syndrome: Lessons from the Pickwick Papers
Presented by Dr. Babak Mokhlesi 

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series September 3, 2020
Sepsis: Eosinophil counts and lung function decline: Findings in the population.
Presented by Dr. Wan Tan 

January to June 2020 Series 

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series June 25, 2020
Sepsis: Sleep disorders and Alzheimer’s Dementia: What’s the connection?
Presented by Dr. Aditi Shah

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series June 18,  2020
Sepsis: Cf and pregnancy
Presented by Dr. Jodi Goodwin

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series June 11, 2020
Sepsis: Eosinophilia – A Hematology Perspective
Presented by Dr. Luke Chen

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series June 4, 2020
Sepsis: Obesity Approach for the Respiratory Physician
Presented by Dr. Darrin Wiebe

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series May 28, 2020
Sepsis: Covid Lung Injury for the Non-Intensivist
Presented by Dr. Atul Malhorta

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series May 21st, 2020
Sepsis: COVID-19: Public health implications for clinicians
Presented by Doctors Joel Samuels and Amy Tsai

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series May 14, 2020
Sepsis: Digital Health (eHealth, mHealth, Telehealth, Virtual Care?!) to Support Patients with Respiratory Illness: WelTel Case Point
Presented by Dr. Richard Lester

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series May 7, 2020
Sepsis: Optimizing Lung Cancer Screening Selection
Presented by Dr. Sonya Cressman

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series April 30, 2020
Sepsis: Treating Tobacco Use Disorder
Presented by Dr. Milan Khara 

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series March 5, 2020
Sepsis: “CTEPH and Balloon Pulmonary angioplasty – sometimes less is more”
Presented by Dr. John Swiston and Dr. Fayez Alahmadi

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series February 27, 2020
Sepsis: Precision Health in COPD
Presented by Dr. Don Sin

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series, February 20, 2020
Sepsis: Knowledge translation for respiratory disease and health
Presented by Dr. Alison Hoens

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series February 13, 2020
Sepsis: Vaping and Lung Toxicity
Presented by Dr. Christopher Carlsten

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series February 6, 2020
Sepsis: Asthma- the evolution of management over 30 years.
Presented by Dr. Mark Fitzgerald

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series January 30, 2020
Sepsis: Practical Aspects of the Implementation of CBD
Presented by Dr. Parvathy Nair and Dr. Howie Lim

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series January 23,  2020
Sepsis: Targeted Therapy for Driver Mutations in Advanced NSCLC: What’s new in 2020!
Presented by Dr. Barb Melosky

September to December 2019 Series

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series December 19, 2019
Sepsis: Biomarkers and data integration: case studies in heart transplantation, neonatal immunology and response to vaccines.
Presented by Dr. Scott Tebbutt

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series December 12, 2019
Sepsis: Airway Surface Liquid in Cystic Fibrosis
Presented by Dr. Julian Tam

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series December 5, 2019
Sepsis: Lung Cancer Screening
Presented by Dr. Renelle Myers

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series November 28, 2019
Sepsis: Translating the Lung Microbiome
Presented by Dr. Janice Leung

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series November 21, 2019
Sepsis: GASP: the Global Access to Spirometry Project
Presented by Robert Levy, MD & Carmen Rempel, RRT

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series November 14, 2019
Sepsis: Out with the Old, In with the New: Myositis in Lung Disease
Presented by Dr. Kun Huang

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series November 7, 2019
Sepsis: Vaping: What’s The Story?
Presented by Dr. Milan Khara

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series October 31, 2019
Sepsis: Mycobacterium abscessus and lung transplantation: the Canadian registry.
Presented by Dr. Celine Bergeron

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series October 24, 2019
Sepsis: Bronchoscopic intervention in COPD
Presented by Dr. Tawimas Shaipanich

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series October 17, 2019
Sepsis: Sickle Cell Disease and the Lung (presentation not shared publically).
Presented by Dr. Scott Apperley

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series October 10, 2019
Sepsis: Sleep apnea 2019
Presented by Dr. John Fleetham

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series September 26, 2019
Sepsis: Can Declining Antibiotic Use Explain a Recently Observed Reversal of the Asthma Epidemic
Presented by Doctors David, Patrick Stuart Turvey, and Hind Sbihi

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series September 19, 2019
Sepsis: Eosinophil Effector Functions in Asthma
Presented by Dr. Paige Lacy

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series September 12, 2019
Sepsis: Is TB a curable disease?
Presented by Dr. James Johnston

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series September 5th, 2019
Sepsis: Coaching and feedback in CBD
Presented by Dr. Rose Hatala 

January to June 2019 Series

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series January 10, 2019
Sepsis: Current and Emerging Strategies for a Respirologist in 2019
Presented by  Dr Keith Walley

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series January 17, 2019
Management of Screen Detected Lung Nodules
Presented by Dr Stephen Lam

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series January 24, 2019
Indigenous Lung Health in BC: Current and Future Work
Presented by Dr Pat Camp

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series January 31, 2019
Making Sense of the New IPF Guidelines
Presented by Dr Chris Ryerson

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series February 14, 2019
Update on Sleep Disordered Breathing
Presented by Dr Rachel Jen

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series February 21, 2019
Long-term Effectiveness of Oral Appliances and Combination Therapy for Obstructive Sleep Apnea
Presented by Dr Fernanda Almeida

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series February 28, 2019
Competence by Design: Round 2
Presented by Dr Victoria Cook

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series March 7, 2019
Approach to Mitochondrial Myopathy
Presented by Dr Mezei and Dr Road

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series March 14, 2019
The Genetics of COPD, Why Respirologists Should Care
Presented by Dr Maen Obeidat

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series March 28, 2019
Immunological considerations in respiratory diseases
Presented by Dr Bob Schellenberg

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series April 4, 2019
Bronchiectasis: An approach to management
Presented by Dr Elizabeth Tullis

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series April 18, 2019
Addressing Cardiovascular risk and Co-morbidities in Patients with COPD
Presented by Dr John Mancini Dr Nathaniel Hawkins

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series April 25, 2019
Asthma 2019 – Looking to treatments the future may bring
Presented by  Dr John Fahy

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series May 2, 2019
Marijuana the Safety and Efficacy; a Pro and Con Debate
Presented by Drs Indy Sekhon and Catherine Charron

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series May 9, 2019
My Winding Road Towards a Research Career in ILDs
Presented by Dr Gillian Goobie

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series May 30, 2019
The Spectrum of Acute to Chronic Lung Allograft Dysfunction
Presented by  Dr Roland Nador

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series May June 6th, 2019
Pulmonary Manifestations of Connective Tissue Disorders
Presented by Dr Pearce Wilcox

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series May June 13th, 2019
Exacerbations: The Achilles Heel of COPD
Presented by Dr Stephan Van Eeden

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series May June 20th, 2019
Towards a personalized approach to OSA management?
Presented by Dr Najib Ayas

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series May June 27th, 2019
Adult-diagnosed Cystic Fibrosis: What do I need to know as an Adult Respirologist?
Presented by Dr Bradley Quon

Fall 2018 Series

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series September 6, 2018
OSA in Canada 2018 – Challenges and Opportunities
Presented by  Dr. Robert Skomro (University of Saskatchewan)

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series September 20, 2018
Immunotherapy for NSCLC
Presented by Dr. Barb Melosky

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series September 27, 2018
Environmental Exposures and the Lung Microbiome
Presented by Dr. Chris Carlsten

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series October 4, 2018
Medication use and trends in COPD
Presented by Dr. Mohsen Sadatsafavi

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series October 11, 2018
LTBI treatment and TB elimination
Presented by Dr. James Johnston

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series October 18, 2018
Competition for Blood Flow Distribution Between Respiratory and 2 Locomotor Muscles: Implications for Muscle Fatigue
Presented by Dr. Bill Sheel

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series October 25, 2018
AE – ILD
Presented by Dr. Nasreen Khalil

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series November 1, 2018
Appropriate beta agonist use across the spectrum of asthma severity: an over view of recent RCTs
Presented by Dr. Mark FitzGerald

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series November 8, 2018
PH versus PAH : Left Heart, Right Heart or Both ?
Presented by Dr. Vallerie McLaughlin

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series November 15, 2018
Something old and something new: Novel measures of respiratory function in paediatric cystic fibrosis
Presented by Dr. Jonathan Rayment

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series November 22, 2018
Home Ventilation and Health Related Quality of Life
Presented by Dr Jeremy Road

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series November 29, 2018
The long and short of non-coding RNAs in lung cancer and respiratory diseases
Adam Sage and Brenda Minatel (Visiting Speaker – Wan Lam Laboratory)
UBC Respiratory Seminar Series December 6, 2018
Contribution of COPD to the development of lung cancer
Presented by Erin Marshall (Visiting Speaker – Wan Lam Laboratory)
UBC Respiratory Seminar Series December 13, 2018
Home health monitoring for respiratory illnesses? Sharing the TEC4Home experience
Presented by Dr. Kendall Ho

January to June 2018 Series

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series January 11, 2018
Small Airways Disease in IPF: New Insights Based on Micro CT and Histology
Presented by  Dr. Jim Hogg

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series January 18, 2018
Checking in on Immune Checkpoint Inhibitors: What’s The Role in Lung Cancer?
Presented by  Dr. Cheryl Ho

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series January 25, 2018
New Insights into HIV-Related Lung Disease
Presented by  Dr. Janice Leung

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series February 1, 2018
Competency Based Education
Presented by  Dr. Victoria Cook

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series February 8, 2018
Update on Cystic Fibrosis
Presented by  Dr. Bradley Quon

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series February 15, 2018
The Basics of ECMO
Presented by  Dr. Gordon Finlayson

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series February 22, 2018
Updates on Respiratory and Immunology Studies
Presented by  Dr. Scott Tebbutt

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series March 8, 2018
Key Issues in Lung Transplantation
Presented by  Dr. Kevin M. Chan

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series March 15, 2018
Dental Oral Appliances Side Effects in Treatment of OSA Systematic Review
Presented by  Dr. Yousef Alramezi
Research in Progress
Presented by  Dr. Kathryn Milne

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series March 29, 2018
Sarcoidosis: Beyond Prednisone and Beyond the Lung
Presented by  Dr. Pearce Wilcox

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series April 5, 2018
Measuring Airway Inflammation In Asthma: Clinical Utility Of FeNO And Induced Sputum
Presented by  Dr. Celine Bergeron

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series April 19, 2018
Autoimmune Mechanisms in Severe Asthma: Implications for Therapy with Monoclonal Antibodies
Presented by  Dr. Parameswaran Nair

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series April 26, 2018
Update on VGH Pleural Disease Service
Presented by  Dr. Frank Ryan

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series May 3, 2018
Homeostatic Maintenance of Respiratory Health by the Aryl Hydrocarbon Receptor (AhR)
Presented by  Dr. Carolyn Baglole

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series May 10, 2018
Update on Pulmonary Hypertension
Presented by  Dr. John Swiston

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series May 24, 2018
Pro-con debate: Does the Risk of Electronic Cigarettes Exceed Potential Benefits?
Presented by the Respiratory Fellows – Drs. Lea Harper and Gordon Kirkpatrick

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series May 31, 2018
Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency – State of the Art
Presented by the Dr. James Stoller

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series June 7, 2018
Updates on Vasculitis for the Respirologist
Presented by the Dr. Natasha Dehghan

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series June 14, 2018
Update on Sleep Disordered Breathing
Presented by the Dr. John Fleetham

Fall 2017 Series

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series November 9, 2017
Multidrug Resistant Tuberculosis
Presented by Dr. James Johnston

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series November 16, 2017
Refractory Cough and Cough Hypersensitivity Syndrome
Presented by Dr. Peter Gibson

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series November 23, 2017
The Economic Burden of Asthma (EBA): The Final Report
Presented by Dr. Mohsen Sadatsafavi

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series November 30, 2017
Lung Transplant 2017: Challenges & Opportunities
Presented by Dr. Robert Levy

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series December 7, 2017
The Effect of Marijuana on the Lungs: Findings from CanCOLD
Presented by Dr. Wan C. Tan

2016-2017 Series

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Sept 15, 2016

Moving towards personalized COPD care: Quantifying the individualized pattern of lung function decline and exacerbation’s Presented by Dr. Mohsen Sadatsafavi, Assistant Professor, Division of Respiratory Medicine, University of British Columbia and Zafar Zafari, PhD Candidate, Department of Experimental Medicine, University of British Columbia

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Sept 22, 2016
Peter Pare Lecture:  Asthma is COPD and COPD is Asthma
Presented by Dr. Greg King (University of Sydney)

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Sept 29, 2016
The effects of little cigars and e-cigarettes on respiratory epithelia
Presented by Dr. Robert Tarran (University of Newcastle)

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series October 6, 2016
How Four Gut Bacteria Decrease Asthma Risk in Infants
Presented by Dr. Stuart Turvey

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series October 20, 2016
From GWAS to mechanism: Using Multiple Sources of Gene Regulatory Information to Understand the Functional Mechanisms of Disease-Associated Genetic Variants
Presented by Dr. Peter Castaldi (Harvard University)

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series October 27, 2016
Cardiac and Pulmonary Vascular Considerations in Lung Transplantation
Presented by Dr. Justin Weinkauf (University of Alberta)

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series November 3, 2016
Characterizing genetic influences on epigenomes and transcriptomes in human cells
Presented by Dr. Tomi Markku Pastinen (University of McGill)

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series November 17, 2016
Innate lymphoid cells and allergic lung inflammation
Presented by Dr. Fumio Takei

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series December 1, 2016
The HIV Airway Microbiome
Presented by Dr. Janice Leung

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series December 8, 2016
Role of Innate Lymphoid cells and RORa in immunity and fibrotic disease
Presented by Dr. Kelly McNagny

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series January 19, 2017
Sleep Apnea in Metabolic Disorders: Who Should We Treat?
Presented by Dr. Sushmita Pamidi (McGill University)

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series February 2, 2017
Pattern and outcomes associated with inappropriate use of short-acting beta-agonists in asthma
Presented by Dr. Hamid Tavakoli and Dr. Mohsen Sadatsafavi

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series February 9, 2017
Longitudinal studies of disease progression, health-care costs and health-related quality of life in patients with asthma
Presented by Dr. Wenjia Chen

 

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series February 16, 2017
Sleep Apnea and Pregnancy
Presented by Dr. Najib Ayas

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series February 23,  2017
Biologics in asthma: lessons learned from Rheumatology
Presented by Dr. Mark FitzGerald

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series March 2,  2017
O’Mick’s Guide to Molecular Biosignatures and Biomaker Development in Allergic Asthma and Rhinitis
Presented by Drs Scott Tebbutt and Amrit Singh

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series March 9,  2017
Educating patients and healthcare providers on idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: Navigating a sea of misinformation
Presented by Dr. Chris Ryerson

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series March 23,  2017
(Prote)omics and Personalized Health. . . Promises and Pitfalls in the Context of Air Pollution
Presented byDr. Chris Carlsten

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series March 30,  2017
Peptide Immunotherapy chronic inflammatory diseases
Presented by Dr. Mark Larche (McMaster University)

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series April 6,  2017
Revenge of the Iron Lung
Presented by Dr.Steve Reynolds 

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series April 13,  2017
Chemoreceptor Role in Sleep Apnea Pathogenesis /Treatment: Loop Gain and all That
Presented by DrJerome Dempsey from University of Wisconsin- Madison

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series April 20,  2017
Misdiagnoses, Remissions and Cessation of Therapy in Adult Asthma
Presented by Dr. Shawn Aaron from thUniversity of Ottawa

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series May 4,  2017
Text messaging in asthma: results from a feasibility study and proposed RCT
Presented by Dr. Mark Fitzgerald and Dr. Iraj Poureslami from UBC

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series May 11,  2017
Immune and Tumor Cell Interactions in Lung Cancer Development
Presented by DrWill Lockwood

2015-2016 Series

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Sept 10, 2015
Mild COPD: What Spirometry Conceals!
Presented by Dr. Denis O’Donnell, Professor, Medicine, Queen’s University

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Sept 17, 2015
Peter Paré Lecture
Airway Remodeling in Asthma.
Presented by Dr. Alan James, Clinical Professor, Medicine and Pharmacology, University of Western Australia

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Oct 1, 2015
The Implications of Oxidative Stress in Sleep Apnea.
Presented by Dr. Lena Lavie, Lloyd Rigler Sleep Apnea Research Laboratory, Haifa, Israel

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Oct 8, 2015
Re-purposing Existing Blood Test as “Novel” Biomarker of COPD.
Presented by Dr. Don Sin, Professor, Respiratory Medicine, University of British Columbia and Roy Chen

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Oct 15, 2015
Septic Shock & Health Outcomes: It’s All About the Location!
Presented by Dr. Peter Dodek, Professor, Critical Care Medicine, University of British Columbia

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Oct 22, 2015
Pulmonary Rehabilitations for Conditions Other than COPD.
Presented by Dr. Annemarie Lee, Respiratory Medicine, University of Toronto

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Oct 29, 2015
CF Pulmonary exacerbation update and results of a recent efficacy study in home monitoring (the early intervention in CF Exacerbation Study (eICE Study)]
Presented by Dr. Christopher Goss, Professor, Medicine and Pediatrics, University of Washington

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Nov 5, 2015
New Approaches to Treating Infections in the Antibiotic Resistance Era.
Presented by Dr. Robert Hancock, Professor, Microbiology and Immunology, University of British Columbia

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Nov 12, 2015
Blood Protein Biomarkers to Enable Precision Care in Cystic Fibrosis.
Presented by Dr. Bradley Quon, Assistant Professor, Respiratory Medicine, University of British Columbia

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Nov 19, 2015
What Does Non-smoking COPD Look LIke? New Data from CanCOLD Study.
Presented by Dr. Wan Tan, Clinical Associate Professor, Respiratory Medicine, University of British Columbia

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Nov 26, 2015
Running with Interstitial Lung Disease: Exercise in ILD.
Presented by Dr. Chris Ryerson, Assistant Professor, Respiratory Medicine, University of British Columbia

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Dec 3, 2015
New Observations in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis: What Do We Really See.
Presented by Dr. Jim Hogg, Emeritus Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Dec 10, 2015
How Integrative Genomics Will Solve COPD.
Presented by Dr. Maen Obediat, Postdoctoral Fellow and Dr. Peter Pare, Emeritus Professor, Respiratory Medicine, University of British Columbia

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Jan 7, 2016
Lung Transplantation: Who Will Benefit?
Presented by Dr. Lianne Singer, Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, University of Toronto

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Jan 14, 2016
COPD, Heart Failure, and Unanswered Questions.
Presented by Dr. Nat Hawkins, Assistant Professor, Division of Cardiology, University of British Columbia

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Jan 21, 2016
Optimizing Treatment for Uncontrolled Asthma; Thermoplasty versus Biologics: results from a Cost Effectiveness Study.
Presented by Dr. Mark FitzGerald, Professor, Division of Respiratory Medicine, University of British Columbia and Zafar Zafari, PhD Candidate, Department of Experimental Medicine, University of British Columbia

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Jan 28, 2016
Sleep and COPD: Why Should I Prescribe A “Good Night Sleep” For My COPD Patients?
Presented by Dr. Rachel Jen, Research Fellow, Division of Respiratory Medicine, University of British Columbia

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Feb 4, 2016
TBA.
Presented by Dr. David Berlowitz, Research Physiotherapist, Institute for Breathing and Sleep, Austin Health, Melbourne, and Rachel Schembri, Post-doctoral research fellow, Institute for Breathing and Sleep, Austin Health, Melbourne

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Feb 18, 2016
Sleep Apnea And Cerebrovascular Disease.
Presented by Dr. Ying Zhao, Research Fellow, Division of Sleep and Circadian Disorders, Brigham and Women’s Hospital, Harvard Medical School

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Feb 25, 2016
Acetylcholine Beyond Bronchoconstriction: Muscarinic and Nicotinic Regulation of Pulmonary Inflammation and Remodelling.
Presented by Dr. Reinoud Gosens, Associate Professor, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University of Groningen

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Mar 3, 2016
Mechanical Ventilatory Response To Exercise In Health Aging; Do sex Differences Matter?
Presented by Dr. Yannick Molga-Seon, PhD Student, School of Kinesiology, University of British Columbia

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Mar 10, 2016
Obstructive Sleep and Long Term A Diverse Outcomes: A Decade-Spanning Analysis Bases on Clinical and Provincial Health Administrator Data.
Presented by Dr. Tetyana Kendzerska, Research Fellow, Institute for Clinical Innovative Sciences, University of Toronto

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Mar 17, 2016
Interferon Gamma Release Assay Screening For Tuberculosis in BC.
Presented by Dr. James Johnston, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Respiratory Medicine, University of British Columbia

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Mar 24, 2016
Piwi-interacting RNAs: New Players in Lung Cancer biology.
Presented by Dr. Wan Lam, Professor, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia and Dr. Victor Martinez, Post-Doctoral Fellow, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Mar 31, 2016
Air Pollution and Airway Immunity: An Update.
Presented by Dr. Chris Carlsten, Associate Professor, Division of Respiratory Medicine, University of British Columbia

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Apr 7, 2016
Revisiting Heart-Lung Interaction in a Model of COPD – The Role of Series vs. Direct Ventricular Interaction.
Presented by Dr. Neal Eaves, Associate Professor, Faculty of Health and Social Development, School of Health and Exercise Sciences, University of British Columbia

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Apr 21, 2016
Fast and Furious: The Changing Face of the Economic Burden of Asthma and COPD.
Presented by Dr. Mohsen Sadatsafavi, Assistant Professor, Division of Respiratory Medicine, University of British Columbia

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series April 28, 2016
Cardiopulmonary responses to spinal cord injury
Presented by Dr. Christopher West

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series May 6, 2016
Home Mechanical Ventilation: How Cross-national Comparisons Could Drive Quality Improvement.
Presented by Dr. Liam Hannan, Research Fellow, Institute for Breathing and Sleep, Austin Health, Melbourne

2014-2015 Series

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Sept 11, 2014
What CanCOLD has taught us about COPD.
Presented by Dr. Wan Tan, Clinical Associate Professor, Division Respiratory Medicine, UBC

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Sept 18, 2014
HIV and COPD.
Presented by Dr. Kristina Crothers, Associate Professor, Division Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Washington

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Sept 25, 2014
Peter Paré Lecture
Presented by Dr. James Martin, Chair, Department of Medicine, McGill University

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Oct 2, 2014
Pollution and CVD: the role of statins.
Presented by Dr. Stephan vanEeden, Professor, Division Respiratory Medicine, UBC

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Oct 9, 2014
Presented by Dr. Alim Hirji, Clinical Fellow, The University Health Network Multi-Organ Transplant Program, U of T

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Oct 16, 2014
What mice are telling us about chronic lung disease
Presented by Dr. Kelly McNagny, Professor, Department of Medical Genetics, UBC

 

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Oct 23, 2014

A new era of CF Therapeutics.

Presented by Dr. Steven Rowe, Associate Professor, Pediatric Pulmonary Medicine, and Physiology & Biophysics, University of Alabama

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Oct 30, 2014
Translating Basic Research to Clinics.
Presented by Dr. Don Sin, Professor, Division Respiratory Medicine, UBC
and David Jaw, PhD Student, Experimental Medicine Program, UBC

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Nov 6, 2014
Physiological and clinical effects of hyperoxia in fiberotic interstitial lung disease.
Presented by Dr. Jordan Guenette, Assistant Professor, Department of Physical Therapy, UBC

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Nov 13, 2014
Studies that matter in Respiratory Infections and Interstitial Lung Disease
Presented by Dr. Chris Ryerson, Assistant Professor, Division of Respiratory Medicine, UBC
and Dr. Janice Leung, Post-Doc, Centre of Heart and Lung Innovation, UBC

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Nov 20, 2014
Biomarker discovery in asthma.
Presented by Dr. Scott Weiss, Professor, Department of Environmental Health, Harvard University

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Nov 27, 2014
Examining skeletal muscle deficits and recovery in critically ill patients.
Presented by Dr. Sunita Mathur, PT, PhD, Department of Physical Therapy, University of Toronto

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Dec 4, 2014
Moving beyond FEV1 with Imagine in COPD
Presented by Dr. Meilan Han, Associate Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Michigan

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Dec 11, 2014
Journal Club
Drs. Del Dorscheid, Stefanie Leung and Manal AlHazza, Fellows and Staff – Division of Respiratory Medicine, UBC

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Jan 15, 2015
Radon Risk and Lung Cancer Mortality in British Columbia.
Presented by Dr. Sarah B Henderson, Assistant Professor, School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia, Senior Scientist, BC Centre for Disease Control

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Jan 22, 2015
GASP – The Guyana Asthma Education & Spirometry Program.
Presented by Carmen Rempel, Catherine Sanders, Dr. James Johnston, Clinical Assistant Professor, Division of Respiratory Medicine, University of British Columbia, and Dr. Robert Levy, Professor, Division of Respiratory Medicine, University of British Columbia

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Jan 29, 2015
Air Pollution and Global Health.
Presented by Dr. Michael Brauer, Professor, School of Population and Public Health, University of British Columbia

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Feb 5, 2015
New, emerging and future treatments for severe asthma.
Presented by Dr. Mark FitzGerald, Professor, Division of Respiratory Medicine, University of British Columbia

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Feb 12, 2015
Airway Response to Inhaled Diesel Exhaust and Allergen in Humans: Going Deeper.
Presented by Dr. Chris Carlsten, Associate Professor, Division of Respiratory Medicine, University of British Columbia

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Feb 18, 2015
e-cigarette toxicity. (viewing per request only)
Presented by Dr. Neil Alexis, Professor, Division of Allergy, Immunology, and Rheumatology, University of Northern Carolina at Chapel Hill

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Feb 19, 2015
Molecular and Genomic Epidemiology for Lung Cancer. (Video not available as per speaker’s request).
Presented by Dr. Rayjean J Hung, Associate Professor, Division of Epidemiology, University of Toronto

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Feb 26, 2015
The oxygen cost of exercise hyperpnea; there ain’t no such thing as a free lunch.
Presented by Dr. Bill Sheel, Professor, School of Kinesiology, University of British Columbia

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Mar 5, 2015
Risk of COPD in SLE and related diseases.
Presented by Dr. Antonio Avina, Assistant Professor, Division of Rheumatology, University of British Columbia

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Mar 12, 2015
Sleep Apnea and Cardiovascular Disease.
Presented by Dr. Daniel Gottlieb, Associate Professor of Medicine, Boston University School of Medicine

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Mar 19, 2015
The Evolving Role of Cardiopulmonary Exercise Testing in Management of Pulmonary Hypertension.
Presented by Dr. Jose Alberto Neder Serafini, Professor, Division of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Queens University

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Apr 2, 2015
Nuclear Factor I/B – a master regulator of lung development has significant clinical implications to lung adenocarcinoma.
Presented by Daiana Becker and Dr. Wan Lam, Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Apr 9, 2015
Novel mechanisms of bronchitis in severe asthma.
Presented by  Dr. Parameswaran Nair, Professor, Division of Respiratory Medicine, McMaster University

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Apr 16, 2015
Small babies, big problems: cardiopulmonary sequelae in adults with a history of very preterm birth and very low birth weight.
Presented by Dr. Andrew Lovering, Associate Professor, Department of Human Physiology, University of Oregon

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series Apr 30, 2015
Early predictors of long-term outcomes in asthma: insights from BC’s population-based administrative health data.
Presented by Wenjia Chen and Dr. Mohsen Sadatsafavi, Assistant Professor, Division of Respiratory Medicine, University of British Columbia

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series May 7, 2015
Interferon Gamma Relesease Assays in BC.
Presented by Dr. James Johnston, Assistant Professor, Division of Respiratory Medicine, University of British Columbia

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series May 21, 2015
Nitric Oxide Research Update.
Presented by Dr. Chris Miller, Assistant Professor, Division of Respiratory Medicine, University of British Columbia

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series May 28, 2015
Deregulation of non-coding RNAs in NSCLC.
Presented by Greg Stewart and Dr. Wan Lam, Professor, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, University of British Columbia

UBC Respiratory Seminar Series June 11, 2015

1. Respiratory Syncutial Virus in Lung Transplant

2. Outcomes of Telehealth Care for Lung Transplant

Presented by Dr. Aman Sidhu, Clinical Associate, Toronto Lung Transplant Program