• Glenn Hearson

Midlands ILD (MILD) Fibrosis Meeting 2019

Updated: Oct 8, 2019

The Midlands ILD Fibrosis (MILD) Meeting is being held in the beautiful Trent Building at the University of Nottingham campus.

The meeting is aimed at "Its Not Just Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Study" (INJUSTIS) research teams (PI's, research nurses) and the wider ILD community including doctors, nurses, researchers and others who look after patients with ILD. High quality international experts are invited to speak, and we expect a highly informative and beneficial meeting.

To Book you place please register at https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/midlands-ild-mild-fibrosis-meeting-2019-tickets-67447538403

Below is the provisional itinerary (subject to minor alterations):

09:30-10:00 Epidemiology of ILD - Dr John Hutchinson (Kings Mill, UK)

10:00-10:30 Pathogenesis of fibrotic lung disease - Prof Gisli Jenkins (Nottingham, UK)


11:00-11:30 Biomarkers for managing ILDs - Prof Eric White (Ann Arbor, USA)

11:30-12:00 Non-pharmacological treatment for ILD - Ms Geraldine Burge (Birmingham, UK)


13:00-13:30 Lung transplant for ILD patients - Dr Richard Thompson (Birmingham, UK)

13:30-14:00 The INJUSTIS study - Dr Fasi Khan (Nottingham, UK)


14:30-15:15 RA-ILD - Dr Leticia Kawano-Dourado (Sao Paulo, Brazil)

15:15 -16:00 Treatment of non-fibrotic ILDs - Prof Bibek Gooptu (Leicester, UK)

16:00-16:30 Refreshments and feedback

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