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Where: 5252 Boulevard de Maisonneuve West, 3rd Floor (3B kitchen)
When: Wednesday, October 30, 2019 at noon
Presenter: Benjamin Smith MD, M.Sc, FRCPC
Scientist, RI-MUHC, Translational Research in Respiratory Diseases Program
Centre for Outcomes Research and Evaluation
Assistant Professor, Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, McGill University
Department of Medicine, Division of Respiratory Medicine, MUHC
Confronting inconvenient truths about chronic obstructive pulmonary disease with translational epidemiology
Smoking is a major risk factor for chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), yet much of the variation in COPD risk remains unexplained. Leveraging deeply phenotyped cohort data, I will try to convince you of a novel COPD risk factor that surpasses smoking and other standard risk factors.
Information: CORE 514-934-1934 ext. 48292 or Core.firstname.lastname@example.org
The presentation will be delivered in English.