As part of our ongoing seminar series, the Centre of Excellence in Severe Asthma hosts Prof. John Upham, for a webinar “Viral Infection & Asthma Attacks” on 13 June 2019.
To register for the online seminar on 13 June 2019 @ 1PM AEDT click here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/7063975576398026251
A recording of the presentation will be available on this page, after the event.
Prof. John Upham will provide an overview of altered immune responses to virus infection in people with asthma, and the impact of infection as an important cause of asthma attacks.
Prof. John Upham is a clinical scientist and physician with longstanding research interests in the immunological basis of asthma and chronic lung disease, the role of dendritic cells in allergy and virus infections of the lung, and the development of novel approaches to treatment. He has published over 150 peer-reviewed journal articles and book chapters and regularly publishes in the top international journals in the respiratory and allergy/immunology fields. In recognition of his international standing and influence in the field, he was elected Fellow of the American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (2004) and the Thoracic Society of Australia and New Zealand (2015).
In 2007, Prof. Upham moved to Brisbane to take up a Chair of Respiratory Medicine with the University of Queensland and Princess Alexandra Hospital.
More information about severe asthma attacks is also available in the Severe Asthma Toolkit – click here