UPMC Physician Resources
Pittsburgh-Munich International Lung Conference
The 2014 conference will be co-host with the Comprehensive Pneumology Center, Institute of Lung Biology and Disease, Ludwig-Maximilians University and Helmholtz Zentrum Munich, Germany, one of the top-level-universities of the German initiative of excellence.
Variation in Clinical Presentation and Biology of COPD
Dr. Sciurba provides an overview of the variations of COPD. Explanations for such variations and how they affect patient selection for clinical trials is also discussed.
Publish Date: 3/29/2012
Total Viewing Time: 28 min.
Cystic Fibrosis: A Paradigm for Genetics to Personalized Medicine
Dr. Pilewski provides an overview of the clinical features of typical and atypical Cystic Fibrosis, as well as discusses diagnostic criteria, pathogenesis, and genetic mutation based drug therapy.
Publish Date: 3/22/2012
Total Viewing Time: 32 min.
Lung Cancer Update: Something old, something new, still pretty blue
Dr. David Wilson reviews direction of lung cancer prevention as well as the potential advantages of CT screening of high risk populations.
Publish Date: 3/1/2012
Total Viewing Time: 30 minutes
Severe Asthma: Can Phenotyping Help with Understanding and Treatment?
Pulmonologist, Dr. Sally E. Wenzel discusses phenotyping of difficult to treat asthma patients and its implications for treatment in this UPMC CME presentation.
Publish Date: 9/29/2011
Total Viewing Time: 41 minutes