Celebrating Gordon Snider’s 100th Birthday:

Past, Present and Future of COPD

Hiebert Lounge
72 E Concord St, L-Building
Boston, MA 02118

April 13th, 2022
12:30 – 7:30 PM

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12:30 PM: Assembly

12:45-1:05 PM: Gordon’s legacy: David Center, MD, Gordon and Ruth Snider Professor of Pulmonary Medicine; Darrell Kotton, MD, David C Seldin Professor of Medicine; Joseph Mizgerd, ScD, Jerome S. Brody Professor of Pulmonary Medicine

1:05 – 1:15 PM: NHLBI Perspective on COPD Research. James Kiley, PhD, Director, Division of Lung Diseases, NHLBI

Session 1: Clinical Care and Clinical Research
1:15-1:45 PM: Barry Make, MD: Professor of Medicine, National Jewish Health; “Redefining COPD: Perspective From COPDGene”

1:50 – 2:20 PM: Gerald Criner, MD: Professor and Founding Chair, Department of Thoracic Medicine and Surgery, Lewis Katz School of Medicine at Temple University;  “Interventional and Surgical treatments of Obstructive Lung Diseases: Gordon’s Influence”

2:25-3:05 PM: Fernando Martinez, MD: Executive Vice Chair of Medicine, Weill Cornell Medical College, and New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center; “ Gordon Snider’s lifelong impact on a mentee’s COPD investigative career”

3:10-3:40 PM: Bartolome Celli, MD: Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; “Moving COPD forward: Riding on the Shoulders of a Giant”

Break: 3:45-4:00

Session 2: Genetics and Genomics of COPD
4:00-4:30 PM: George O’Connor, MD, MSc, Professor of Medicine, Boston University; “Genetic Risk Factors for COPD”

4:35-4:55 PM: Avrum Spira, MD, MSc, Professor of Medicine, Boston University; Global Head, Lung Cancer Initiative, Johnson and Johnson Pharmaceuticals; “Gene expression Profiles as tools for drug discovery in COPD”

The 2022 Gordon L. Snider Memorial Lecture
5:00-6:00 PM: Andrew A. Wilson, MD, Associate Professor of Medicine, Boston University; “Human stem cell models to unravel COPD pathogenesis”

6:00-7:30 PM: Reception