• What's New?

    Updated Disease Overview section, COPD in Women, slide decks, videos, publication summaries and more...

  • ATS Conference 2016

    Leading knowledge experts discuss the FLAME study and exacerbation prevention on the Industry Sponsored Symposia page

  • Educational Slides

    View the latest educational slides which reflect the most recent disease statistics and the GOLD 2017 COPD management recommendations

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Welcome to the COPD Knowledge Centre

Within the COPD Knowledge Centre you will find details of upcoming events, highlights from recent conferences and useful resources. The site also provides an educational disease overview section where guidelines can be viewed along with information on treatment and diagnosis. A new section dedicated to COPD in Women is now available and features a set of videos discussing COPD from the female perspective.


Upcoming Events

Take a look at the upcoming events that are taking place throughout this year, many of which are featured here due to their relevance to the respiratory sector, and their connection to COPD in particular.


COPD Events

New Videos

See new videos focus on COPD in Women where female patients share their experiences of the impact of COPD has had on their lives.
Presentations by Professor Kenneth Chapman and Professor Nicholas Roche showing FLAME results and ICS withdrawal alongside videos presented by disease experts Dr Miguel Rodríguez, Dr Anthony D’Urzo and Dr Rupert Jones are also available for viewing.

Disease Overview

Available here is an overview of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, updated in January 2017, divided into topics such as epidemiology, pathophysiology, symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and guidelines

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