Australian Rare Lung Disease Short Course

August 23 2019 - August 24 2019

Event Details

Conferences, Health Professional Conferences & Training

  • August 23 2019 - August 24 2019
  • RACV City Club, 501 Bourke Street, Melbourne VIC 3000, Australia
  • Registrations for this event have now closed.

Gain access to the most up-to-date advances in the treatment and management of rare lung diseases. This two-day short course features international and local experts in the field and connects health professionals to the latest cutting-edge knowledge and developments.

We are excited to present Professor Kevin Brown, a leading ILD expert from the National Jewish Health, Denver, Colorado. He has a particular interest in autoimmune lung diseases and will share his insights in this rapidly evolving field.

An exclusive radiology session will be held on Saturday 24 August, presenting Professor Sujal Desai, consultant radiologist from the Royal Brompton Hospital, London. Professor Desai has clinical expertise and research interests in thoracic imaging and diffuse interstitial lung disease.

An exclusive Scientific Focus on Fibrosis Session will be held on Saturday 24 August, presenting Associate Professor Oskar Hallgren from the Department of Clinical Sciences at Lund University, Sweden. Oskar’s research interest includes the exploration of how derangements of extracellular matrix constituents contribute to chronic lung diseases, including Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis.

Other key presentation topics will include:

  • Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF) – looking to the future
  • Pulmonary Hypertension
  • Rare forms of ILD and occupational lung disease


Abstract submissions are now closed.

Travel grants

Travel grant submissions are now closed.


The program, which features nine sessions, can be downloaded here: