News and Upcoming Events

Journal Club - Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease

Date: Jan 25, 2019 Location: Calgary, Alberta
Mar 26, 2019

GOLD 2019: Global strategy for the Diagnosis, Management and Prevention of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Journal Club - Two studies: Symbicort, Bricanyl and Pulmicort in Mild Asthma

Date: Dec 5, 2018 Location: Calgary, Alberta
Mar 26, 2019

Sygma 1. Inhaled Combined Budesonide-Formoterol as Needed in Mild Asthma

Sygma 2. As Needed Budesonide-Formoterol versus Maintenance Budesonide in Mild Asthma

Journal Club - Withdrawal of ICSs in Patients with COPD under TripleTherapy

Date: Nov 30, 2018 Location: Calgary, Alberta
Mar 26, 2019

Topic: Long-Term Triple Therapy De-escalation to Indacterol/Glycopyrronium in Patients with COPD (SUNSET)

Journal Club - LABA-ICS versus LAMA as initial treatment in COPD

Date: Nov 16, 2018 Location: Calgary, Alberta
Mar 26, 2019

Comparative effectiveness of LABA-ICS versus LAMA as initial treatment in COPD targeted by blood eosinophils.

Journal Club - Combined Analysis of Asthma Safety Trials with LABA

Date: Nov 8, 2018
Mar 26, 2019

Topic:  Combined Analysis of Asthma Safety Trials of Long-Acting β2-Agonist
ReferenceThe New...

Journal Club - The Relationship Between COPD and Frailty

Date: Mar 26, 2019 Location: Calgary, Alberta
Mar 26, 2019

Topic: The Relationship Between COPD and Frailty: A systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Observational Studies
Reference:...

Journal Club - Biologics Available for Severe Asthma

Date: Oct 5, 2018 Location: Calgary, Alberta
Mar 26, 2019

Topic: Biologics Available for Severe Asthma
Reference: PFT Lab Manual at U-Breathe Respirology Clinic
Lead by:  Dr. Olga Tourin MD,...

Journal Club - Observational Studies of ICS Effectiveness in COPD

Date: Sep 6, 2018 Location: Calgary, Alberta
Mar 26, 2019

Topic:  Observational Studies of Inhaled Corticosteroid Effectiveness in COPD: Lessons Learned
Reference:...

Journal Club - Tiotropium and Olodaterol in the Prevention of COPD Exacerbations (DYNAGITO)

Date: Aug 15, 2018 Location: Calgary, Alberta
Mar 26, 2019

Topic:  Tiotropium and olodaterol in the prevention of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease exacerbations (DYNAGITO): a double-blind, randomized, parallel-group, active-...

Journal Club - Efficacy and safety of Benralizumab in patients with uncontrolled severe athsma taking HD inhaled corticosteroids and B2-antagonists

Date: Jul 5, 2018 Location: Calgary, Alberta
Aug 9, 2018

Topic:  Efficacy and safety of Benralizumab for patients with severe asthma uncontrolled with high-dosage inhaled corticosteroids and long-acting B2-agonists (SIROCCO): a...