University of Edinburgh
Center for Inflammation Research
Her research group has a major focus on investigating the physiology and pathophysiology of respiratory infections and inflammation from an ecological perspective, with the ultimate goal to design or improve treatment and preventive strategies for respiratory infections in susceptible populations. To this purpose, the team uses a fully translational approach, combining epidemiological, molecular microbiological, immunological and systems biology approaches to answer their research questions. Moreover, they execute mechanistic studies in vitro and in vivo.

Moderator Of 2 Sessions

Session Type
Plenary Session
Date
Mon, 20.06.2022
Session Time
11:00 - 12:30
Room
Grand Ballroom East
Session Description
Please note: Each presentation is followed by 5 to 10 minutes of Q&A. The audience is encouraged to send questions to the speakers from the beginning of their presentations. Q&A time is included in each speaker’s presentation duration, accounting for at least 25% active learning for the maximum registrants anticipated.
Session Type
Meet-the-Expert Session
Date
Wed, 22.06.2022
Session Time
13:45 - 14:45
Room
Grand Ballroom East
Session Description
Respiratory tract infection susceptibility differs between individuals and is impacted by the resident airway microbiota. In this meet-the-expert session we explore the infant airway microbiota development over time and in relation to infection susceptibility. In addition, we discuss the impact of the airway microbiota on pneumococcal colonization patterns. Appropriate study design and study execution are essential to (respiratory) microbiota studies. Therefore, we will interactively discuss important considerations when designing/executing studies that include the characterization of the respiratory microbiota.

Please note: All MTE sessions are designed to encourage active learning and to concentrate on close interaction between audience and speakers. The MTE session organisers have provided at least 15 minutes for active discussions in their agenda.

Presenter Of 2 Presentations

Interactive discussion with the audience what this means for pneumococcal research, diagnosis, treatment and prevention (ID 959)

Session Type
Meet-the-Expert Session
Date
Wed, 22.06.2022
Session Time
13:45 - 14:45
Room
Grand Ballroom East
Lecture Time
13:55 - 14:10

Opening/Introduction (ID 958)

Session Type
Meet-the-Expert Session
Date
Wed, 22.06.2022
Session Time
13:45 - 14:45
Room
Grand Ballroom East
Lecture Time
13:45 - 13:55