2023 COPD-iNET Symposium

Follow-up Report of the 2023 COPD-iNET Symposium at Hohenkammer/Germany

COPD: It’s not only about smoking and old patients!

First international COPD-iNET Symposium redefines a global problem and an urgent need to decipher the disease’s multiple sub-types.

We urgently need more exchange about our findings from COPD research and clinical practice. But we need to broaden our perspective on the disease just as urgently: COPD is not just a disease of old, male smokers. Pollution, early-life infections, and even life-style choices have a tremendous impact on this complex disease, which seems to affect way more than the lungs. ... read more