The SAB-Retreat took place on August 26th, 2016 in the Klugbauer on the mountain Reinischkogel in Styria, Austria. Our young colleagues presented their current projects and discussed their findings with Prof. Norbert Voelkel, Faculty Molecular Biology and Genetics at the Virginia Commonwealth University, US and Prof. Jose Lopez-Barneo, University of Sevilla, Spain.
Conferences and Meetings
The Scientific Advisory Board (SAB), represented by Drs. Steve Abman (Univ. of Colorado), Nicholas Morrell (Univ. of Cambridge), Dean Sheppard (UCSF) and Wolfgang Kuebler (Univ. of Toronto) convened on May 13th, 2016 at the Bayer HeathCare U.S. Innovation Center in San Francisco, CA, for the fifth annual review of the Ludwig-Boltzmann Institute for Lung Vascular Research. The review was conducted according to the Rules and Regulations of the Ludwig-Boltzmann Gesellschaft (LBG), represented by Dr. Peter Mayrhofer.
The Ludwig Boltzmann Institute of Lung Vascular Research organised a mini-symposium about pulmonary hypertension in the frame of the official opening ceremony of the new LBI premises in the Pulmonology Building of the Medical University of Graz. On 15th January 2015, the Director of the LBI of Lung Vascular Research, Prof. Dr. Andrea Olschewski, introduced the participants into the history of the institute. Special talks about the challenges of pulmonary hypertension were offered by Prof. Dr. Horst Olschewski und Dr. Gabor Kovacs.
On September 14th, 2013 our colleague Dr. Gabor KOVACS organized with the intensive help of our colleague Dr. Daniela KLEINSCHEK a meeting for patients with pulmonary hypertension. More than hundred patients who are usually treated in the Out-Patient Facility of the Division of Pulmonology, Dept. Internal Medicine at the Medical University Graz joined the meeting.
The SAB-Retreat took place on August 26th, 2013 in the Stubenberghaus on the mountain Schöckl close to Graz, Austria. First, the participants were hiking together to the Stubenberghaus. After refreshment, those who planned to have a talk at the SAB-Meeting in September 2013 had the opportunity to introduce their research topics to the audience in order to discuss their results. Besides, in the frame of this meeting 22 posters were presented.