Welcome to the first Research Roundup of 2020. The Research Sub-Committee are currently working their way through reviewing the many award applications received in the last few months.
The TSANZSRS20 is less than 2 months away. This year’s theme is “Transformative Strategies for Improving Global Lung Health”. Visit the conference website for the full program or to register now.
For the first time, the TSANZ will be offering a Carer’s Grant as part of the TSANZ travel award program to assist members who have the primary care giver responsibility of a child to attend and participate in the TSANZ ASM.
We wish you all the best in your work and in preparation of your grant applications.
Enjoy the February edition of your research roundup.
Prof Sandra Hodge
Chair, Research Sub-Committee
TSANZ ASM Carer’s Grant
TSANZ is committed to inclusion and diversity in all that we do. The TSANZ ASM Carer’s Grant is provided, as part of the TSANZ travel award program, to support TSANZ members who have primary care giver responsibility of a child financial assistance to attend and participate in the TSANZ Annual Scientific Meeting. The grant must be utilised to fund additional care giving costs incurred directly as a result of the caregiver’s participation in the ASM. The grant must not be used for existing care costs or to cover the usual costs of attendance such as travel expenses and conference registration.
Selection process: If more applicants are received than funds available, the TSANZ will, in their absolute discretion, determine how the funds will be allocated. Priority will be given to applicants with children up to primary school age or children of any age with special needs.
Closing date: Friday 28 February 2020
Note: Receipts will not be required until money is claimed after the event.
For more information click here.
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Respirology – Editor’s Choice
Respirology Issue 25.2 February 2019
Underuse of beta-blockers by patients with COPD and co-morbid acute coronary syndrome: A nationwide follow-up study in New Zealand
Lianne Parkin, Joshua Quon, Katrina Sharples, David Barson AND Jack Dummer
Improved diagnostic yield for lung nodules with digital tomosynthesis-corrected navigational bronchoscopy: Initial experience with a novel adjunct
Matt Aboudara, Lance Roller, Otis Rickman, Robert J. Lentz, Jasleen Pannu, Heidi Chen, Fabien Maldonado
Researchers from The Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN, and The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center, Columbus, OH, USA. Left to Right: Robert Lentz, M.D., Fabien Maldonado, M.D., Charla Walston, NP, Jasleen Pannu, M.D., Matt Aboudara, M.D., and Otis Rickman, D.O. (Missing: Lance Roller and Heidi Chen)
Australian COPD Research Review Issue 52
New Zealand Respiratory Research Review Issue 167 – COPD
New Zealand Respiratory Research Review Issue 168 – Lung Cancer
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