News and Upcoming Events

Journal Club - Nintedanib in Progressive Fibrosing ILDs

Date: Oct 31, 2019 Location: Calgary, Alberta

The annual rate of decline in the FVC in patients with progressive fibrosing Interstitial Lung Diseases was significantly lower among patients who received Nintedanib than placebo.

Journal Club - Stability of Blood EOS as COPD phenotype prediction

Date: Sep 24, 2019 Location: Calgary, Alberta

The use of blood eosinophil levels as a biomarker of exacerbation risk and responsiveness of COPD patients to inhaled corticosteroids (ICS).

Journal Club - Prevalence of AFib with End-Stage COPD

Date: Sep 20, 2019 Location: Calgary, Alberta

Evaluation of the prevalence of Atrial Fibrillation in Hospital Encounters with End-Stage COPD on Home Oxygen.

Journal Club - Mometasone or Tiotropium in Mild Asthma (low sEOS)

Date: Aug 20, 2019 Location: Calgary, Alberta

Mometasone or Tiotropium in Mild Asthma with a Low Sputum Eosinophil Level. 73% had low sputum eosinophil level and 59% had a response to either drug vs placebo.