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June 30-July 3, 2022 - Virtual Congress

Faculty members


François Abel

Dr Francois Abel is the lead for the Paediatric Sleep Service at Great Ormond Street Hospital (GOSH) since 2012, having trained in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine and Sleep in the Catholic University of Louvain in Brussels, Sydney Children’s Hospital at Westmead and at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children.  In addition, he has a...

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François Abel

Andrew Bush

Prof. Andrew Bush is the Professor of Paediatrics and Head of Section (Paediatrics), Imperial College, Professor of Paediatric Respirology, National Heart and Lung Institute, and Consultant Paediatric Chest Physician, Royal Brompton Hospital, London UK. He is also Editor in Chief of Thorax, with Professor Ian Pavord. His main research...

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Andrew Bush

Malena Cohen Cymberknoh

Prof. Malena Cohen-Cymberknoh, M.D. is Associate Professor in Pediatrics at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem. She is the Head of the Pediatric Pulmonology Unit and the CF Center at Hadassah Medical Center. Her special research interest fields include Cystic fibrosis, Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia, asthma and other chronic lung disease. Prof....

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Malena Cohen Cymberknoh

Andrew Colin

Andrew Colin, MD is the Batchelor Professor of Cystic Fibrosis and Pediatric Pulmonology and Chief of the Division of Pediatric Pulmonology, Miller School of Medicine of the University of Miami. He has continually held leadership positions with the International Congresses of Pediatric Pulmonology (CIPP) and served as the President of its...

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Andrew Colin

Adnan Custovic

Adnan Custovic is Clinical Professor of Paediatric Allergy at Imperial College London.  His research has focused upon the origins and natural history of asthma and allergy across the life-course, with an emphasis on prevention and translation for patient benefit. His research findings are of great practical significance, and have...

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Adnan Custovic

Renato Cutrera

Renato Cutrera, MD, PhD, graduated in Medicine at the University of Rome La Sapienza in 1981, and obtained the board in pediatrics and in respiratory diseases in 1985 and 1994, respectively. He is, since 2000, head of the Pediatric Pulmonology Unit, Respiratory Intermediate Care Unit, Sleep and PLTVU at the Pediatric Hospital “Bambino...

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Renato Cutrera

Michael Fayon

Professor Michael Fayon was trained as a Pediatrician (Intensive Care, Neonatology, Pediatric Pulmonology) in Bordeaux (FR), Montreal (CA), and Paris (FR). He holds a Master’s degree in Clinical and Epidemiological Research (University of Montreal) et a PhD in Health Biology (Bordeaux University). His special interests are preschool...

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Michael Fayon

Matthias Griese

Matthias Griese works as Professor of Pediatrics at the Childrens´ Hospital, Medical School of Ludwig-Maximilians-University Munich. He is director of the Pediatric Pneumology and Cystic Fibrosis Department.After Medical College (Bochum and Aachen, Germany), he received his Medical thesis at the Department of Physiology, Aachen Medical...

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Matthias Griese

R. Paul Guillerman

R. Paul Guillerman is Professor of Radiology at the Baylor College of Medicine and Chief of Academic Affairs in the Department of Pediatric Radiology at Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, Texas. His clinical and research interests include imaging of pediatric diffuse lung diseases, chest CT technique optimization, risk assessment and...

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R. Paul Guillerman

Eitan Kerem

Prof. Eitan Kerem, MD, a world known leader in Cystic Fibrosis research, is a principal investigator of numerous national and international multicenter clinical trials. He is the author of seminal publications in the field, including phenotype-genotype relationships, disease prognostic factors, the molecular mechanisms for disease variability,...

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Eitan Kerem

Anastassios Koumbourlis

Anastassios C. Koumbourlis, M.D., M.P.H. is Professor of Pediatrics (Pulmonology) at George Washington University, School of Medicine and Health Sciences and Chief of the Division of Pulmonary & Sleep Medicine at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington DC, USA. He received his Medical Degree from the National University of...

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Anastassios Koumbourlis

Amir Kugelman

Prof. Amir Kugelman is a Clinical Professor of Pediatrics in The R&B Rappaport Faculty of Medicine, Technion, Haifa, Israel. He specialized in Pediatric Pulmonology and Neonatology in Children's Hospital, LA, CA, and is currently the Director of the Department of Neonatology in Rambam Medical Center, Haifa, Israel and the past Chairman of...

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Amir Kugelman

Fernando D. Martinez

Dr. Fernando D. Martinez is a Regents’ Professor and Director of the Asthma & Airway Disease Research Center at the University of Arizona in Tucson.Dr. Martinez is a world-renowned expert, and one of the most highly regarded researchers, in the field of childhood asthma.  His primary research interests are the natural history,...

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Fernando D. Martinez

Petr Pohunek

Prof. Petr Pohunek, MD PhD FCCP. Head, Division of Pediatric Respiratory Diseases, Pediatric Department, 2nd Faculty of Medicine, Charles University and University Hospital Motol, Prague, Czech Republic.Chairman of the Czech Society for Pediatric Pulmonology.Chairman, Group 7.7 (Pediatric Bronchology) of the Pediatric Assembly of the...

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Petr Pohunek

Marti Pons Odena

Dr Martí Pons is consultant paediatrician for pediatric intensive care in Hospital Sant Joan de Déu, one of the largest paediatric teaching hospitals in Spain. He is also in charge of the Home ventilation program.Graduated from Medical School at Barcelona University in 1990,Martí did his PhD research in the same university,...

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Marti Pons Odena

Jean-Paul Praud

Prof. Jean-Paul Praud is a Pediatric Pulmonologist at the Sherbrooke University Hospital, Quebec, Canada, and Director, Center for Research into Maternal and Child Health, University of Sherbrooke. He holds the Canada Research Chair in Neonatal Respiratory Physiology since 2009.He was co-founder of CIPP and Past-President, CIPP...

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Jean-Paul Praud

Aroonwan Preutthipan

Dr. Aroonwan Preutthipan is Professor and Directors of Pediatric Pulmonary Division and also Ramathibodi Hospital Sleep Disorder Center, Mahidol University, Bangkok, Thailand.  She has been elected as the President of Sleep Society of Thailand since 2016.For her professional training background, she earned Board of Pediatrics and Subboard...

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Aroonwan Preutthipan

Giovanni Rossi

Giovanni A. Rossi is the former chief of the Pulmonary and Allergy Units and of the Cystic Fibrosis Centre at the G. Gaslini Research Institute and University Hospital in Genoa and the former adjunct Professor of Paediatric Pulmonology at the University of Genoa, Italy. He is at present Chief Emeritus at the Gaslini Research Institute and...

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Giovanni Rossi

Bruce Rubin

Prof. Bruce Rubin is the Jessie Ball duPont Distinguished Professor and Chair of Pediatrics at Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, Virginia and Physician in Chief of the Children’s Hospital of Richmond. He is also Professor of Biomedical Engineering and Adjunct Professor of Physiology and Biophysics at VCU. Prof Rubin is a...

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Bruce Rubin

Sejal Saglani

Sejal Saglani is Reader in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine at the National Heart & Lung Institute, Imperial College London and Honorary Consultant in Respiratory Paediatrics, Royal Brompton Hospital, London.The focus of her research includes: 1) mechanisms underlying the development of wheezing disorders in preschool children and factors...

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Sejal Saglani

Manuel Soto-Martínez

Dr. Manuel E. Soto-Martínez is an Assistant Professor of Paediatrics and Paediatric Pulmonology, School of Medicine of the University of Costa Rica. Graduated in Paediatrics from the University of Costa Rica in 2007. From 2007 to 2010 he completed his fellowship in respiratory medicine at the Royal Children´s Hospital in Melbourne,...

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Manuel Soto-Martínez

Renato Stein

Renato T. Stein, MD, MPH, PhD graduated in Medicine in 1979 from Pontifícia Universidade Católica, in Porto Alegre, Brazil where he completed his residency in Pediatrics in 1982. He took over as Assistant Professor at the Department of Pediatrics in 1986, and from 1987 to 1989 was a fellow in the Pediatric Pulmonary Service in...

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Renato Stein

Stijn Verhulst

Prof. Stijn Verhulst, MD, PhD is professor in pediatrics at the University of Antwerp, Belgium and head of the pediatric pulmonoly and sleep unit at the Antwerp University Hospital. He is also director of the Antwerp Cystic Fibrosis Center and consultant at Inkendaal Hospital, Belgium. His research mainly focuses on the complications and...

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Stijn Verhulst

Elianne Vrijlandt

Elianne Vrijlandt is Head Patient Care of the Beatrix Children’s Hospital (BCH), University Medical Center Groningen, The Netherlands. After specializing in Pediatrics (2000) she did a fellowship in Pediatric Pulmonology, then a PhD. She obtained a permanent position in Groningen in 2003 and finished her PhD thesis on Respiratory Health in...

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Elianne Vrijlandt

Gary W.K. Wong

Professor Gary Wong obtained his undergraduate medical education from the University of Alberta, Canada. He subsequently received fellowship training at University of British Columbia, and Children’s Hospital of British Columbia and visiting Fellowship at the Children’s Hospital at Munich, Germany.  Dr Wong’s main...

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Gary Wong

Heather Zar

Heather Zar is Professor and Chair of the Department of Paediatrics and Child Health, Director of the School of Child and Adolescent Health at Red Cross Childrens Hospital at the University of Cape Town (UCT), South Africa. After specialising in Paediatrics she did a fellowship in Paediatric Pulmonology, then a PhD. She is based at Red Cross...

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Heather Zar