As part of our ongoing seminar series, the Centre of Excellence in Severe Asthma hosts Brigitte Borg & Prof. Greg King, for a webinar “Lung Function Assessment of Severe Asthma” on 22 February 2019.
To register for the online seminar on 22 February 2019 @ 1PM AEDT click here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/3636543845589670413
A recording of the presentation will be available on this page, after the event.
Ms. Borg & Prof. King will provide an overview of assessment approaches to quantify lung function for severe asthma, including information on techniques, interpretation and new technologies.
Brigitte Borg is a certified respiratory function scientist with 26 years’ experience. Brigitte works at The Alfred, Melbourne managing the Lung Function Laboratory. Brigitte’s areas of interest in the field of respiratory medicine include lung function interpretation (for which she co-authored a book in 2014), laboratory accreditation, quality spirometry in primary care, and oxygen therapy.
Greg King is a staff specialist in respiratory medicine and a research academic at the Woolcock Institute of Medical Research, Royal North Shore Hospital and University of Sydney. His clinical and research interests are airways disease, particularly asthma, COPD, bronchiolitis and obesity and their impacts on lung function, including ventilation distribution, airway closure, airway hyper-responsiveness and remodelling.
More information about lung function assessments is also available in the Severe Asthma Toolkit – click here