ERS International Congress 2018

This year’s international congress of the European Respiratory Society will be held in Paris (France) from September 15 to 19.

Respiratory professionals from all over the world will meet at this event. The outstanding scientific and educational program has been designed to address the needs of researchers, clinicians, general practitioners and allied health professionals alike.

Fraunhofer ITEM is again actively participating with numerous presentations.

Please do not hesitate to contact us in advance to arrange a meeting with our experts in Paris!



Oral presentation by Prof. Norbert Krug:


“Exacerbations of COPD and treatment”

within the postgraduate course “Asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease”
Saturday, September 15, 2018, 4.15-4.45 PM


Poster presentations:


“Unravelling specific mechanisms of wound healing and pulmonary fibrosis in human ex vivo lung tissue slices”

Session: Pulmonary fibrosis: from models to patients
Author: Christina Hesse
Date and time: September 16, 2018, 12.50 AM-2.40 PM
Location: TP-18


“Inflammatory exacerbation and inadequate interferon response to RV1b infection in HDM-sensitized lung tissue”

Session: Mechanisms of respiratory infection
Author: Olga Danov
Date and time: September 17, 2018, 12.50 AM-2.40 PM
Location: TP-19


“Rhinovirus challenge in asthmatics and healthy volunteers to evaluate the safety and appropriate dose of a GMP human rhinovirus 16 preparation for challenge studies in mild to moderate asthmatics taking ICS”

Session: Mechanistic studies on airway disease
Author: Norbert Krug
Date and time: September 18, 2018, 12.50 AM-2.40 PM
Location: TP-24


129Xenon-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging to understand particle exhalation from the human lung”

Session: Biomarkers and lung function in airway disease
Authors: Holz, O.; Kern, A.; Biller, H.; Olin, A. C.; Vogel-Claussen, J.; Hohlfeld, J. M.
Date and time: September 18, 2018, 2:45-4.45 PM
Location: 7.2D


“Measurement of volatile organic compounds in exhaled breath of children of the ALL Age Asthma Cohort”

Session: Primary ciliary dyskinesia and lung function tests in respiratory morbidities
Authors: Fuchs, O.; Holz, O.; Hohlfeld, J. M.; Kopp, M.; Hansen, G.; von Mutius, E.; Ehrmann, M.
Date and time: September 18, 2018, 2:45-4.45 PM
Location: 7.2B


    September 15-19, 2018


    Paris Expo Porte de Versailles, 1 Place de la Porte de Versailles, 75015 Paris, France