The University of Auckland

ISAAC 20 year Anniversary Symposium

Asthma, eczema, rhinitis and the environment

Auckland, New Zealand

Thursday 27 January 2011


The International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood (ISAAC) Steering Committee with The University of Auckland and Massey University is pleased to host an international symposium on
asthma, eczema, rhinitis and the environment.

This full day symposium will be of interest to health professionals, related scientists and medical and health sciences students. It will be held at the Fisher and Paykel Auditorium, Owen G Glenn Building, The University of Auckland.

Registration is required if you wish to attend, at
http://isaac.auckland.ac.nz/news/payment/registration.php

Registrations close 5pm Thrusday 21 January


Provisional Topics

Maori children with asthma - how can we do better?

Asthma and Pacific children

Access to asthma drugs in resource poor countries

Does air pollution cause asthma?

Climate change and human health

Do helminth parasites help or hinder allergic disease?

Asthma management in adults - do guidelines matter?

ISAAC The International Study of Asthma and Allergies in Childhood - what have we learned?

Non-allergic asthma

Genetics of asthma and allergy

The International Study of Wheezing in Infants (EISL)

What is new for children with eczema?

The management of wheeze in pre-school children

Rhinitis in children - how important is it?

Farm living: effects on childhood asthma and allergy


Confirmed Guest Speakers

Professor Innes Asher
- New Zealand
The University of Auckland
Professor Innes Asher

Professor Neil Pearce
- New Zealand
Massey University
Professor Neil Pearce

Professor David Strachan
- United Kingdom
St Georges University of London
Prof D Strachan

Professor Javier Mallol
- Chile
Universidad de Santiago de Chile
Professor Javier Mallol

Professor Bert Brunekreef
- The Netherlands
Universiteit Utrecht
Professor Bert Brunekreef

Professor Nadia Aït-Khaled
- Africa
The International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease
Prof. N Aït-Khaled

Dr Lis Ellison Loschman
- New Zealand
Massey University
Dr Lis Ellison Loschman

Professor Ross Anderson
- United Kingdom
St Georges University of London
Professor Ross Anderson

Dr Carsten Flohr
- United Kingdom
St John's Institute of Allergy and Dermatology
Dr C Flohr

Prof Dr. Med. Erika von Mutius
- Germany
Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
Prof E von Mutius

Professor Hywel Williams
- United Kingdom
The University of Nottingham
Professor Hywel Williams

Dr Sunia Foliaki
- Tonga
Massey University
Dr Sunia Foliaki

Professor Colin Robertson
- Australia
Murdoch Childrens Research Institute
Dr Colin Robertson

Professor Luis García-Marcos
- Spain
University of Murcia
Professor Luis García-Marcos

Professor Chris Lai
- Hong Kong
Chinese University of Hong Kong
Dr Chris Lai

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John Hood Plaza, Owen Glenn Building

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Fisher and Paykel Auditorium
Fisher and Paykel Auditorium Owen Glenn Building
Owen Glenn Building, Grafton Road, Auckland, New Zealand