Title: "Asthma Paradoxes"
Date: 28th November, 16:00-17:45 (UTC+9)
02:00: New York
12:30: New Delhi, Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte
14:00: Bangkok, Hanoi,Jakarta
15:00: Beijing, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Perth, Singapore, Taipei, Ulaanbaatar
16:00: Seoul, Tokyo
1. Welcome message from the APSR President
2. Presentation by Prof. Hao-Chien Wang
3. Five oral abstract presentations
4. Summary from the APSR Assembly leaders
Dr. Yoichi Nakanishi
President of the APSR
Prof. Hao-Chien Wang
National Taiwan University Hospital, Taiwan
Dr. Keiko Kan-o
Research Institute for Diseases of the Chest, Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Kyushu University, Japan
Abstract Title: "Incense smoke induces airway hyperresponsiveness, alterations of tight junction proteins and loss of airway epithelial barrier integrity via oxidative stress"
Dr. Tsunahiko Hirano
Department of Respiratory Medicine and Infectious Disease, Graduate School of Medicine, Yamaguchi University, Japan
Abstract Title: "Airway TNF-LIGHT expression and associated molecular inflammatory profiles in asthma patients with persistent airflow limitation"
Dr. Noriyuki Tashima
Department of Respiratory Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine Kyoto University, Japan
Abstract Title: "Elevated serum free fatty acids may be a risk factor of adult onset asthma: Nagahama Study"
Dr. Duminda Yasaratne
Department of Medicine, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Abstract Title: "Epidemiology of bronchial asthma during pregnancy: A cross-sectional study of pregnant women attending antenatal clinic at Teaching Hospital Peradeniya, Sri Lanka."
Dr. Lan Wei
Hunter Medical Research Institute, School of Biomedical Sciences and Pharmacy, University of Newcastle, Australia
Abstract Title: "Upregulated type 2 cytokine-induced STAT6 interferes with IFN-STAT1 mediated anti-viral responses in rhinovirus infected bronchial epithelial cells in asthma"