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Heart + Lung Health FEST 2014

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The Institute for Heart + Lung Health is pleased to announce that Heart + Lung Health FEST 2014 will be held at the Renaissance Vancouver Harbourside Hotel (1133 West Hastings Street) from February 6 – 8, 2014. A highlight for students, clinicians and scientists alike, FEST guarantees engaging speakers, networking opportunities and thought-provoking discussion with leaders in cardiovascular and pulmonary health.

The dates are as follows:

February 6-7: Heart + Lung Health Scientific Symposium

February 7: Nursing & Allied Health Professionals’ Respiratory Update 

February 8: RespiratoryCardiology CMEs

We are pleased to announce the following recipients of the 2014 Special Lectureships. These recipients will be presenting their lectures during the Heart + Lung Health Scientific Symposium:

Graeme Copland Memorial Lecture: Paul O’Byrne
Professor, Division of Respirology, Department of Medicine; Chair, Department of Medicine, McMaster University Medical Centre

David Bates Lecture: Joel Kaufman
Professor, Environmental & Occupational Health Sciences, University of Washington

British Columbia Distinguished Lecture: B. Brett Finlay 
Professor, Michael Smith Laboratories; Professor, Department of Biochemistry & Molecular Biology and Microbiology & Immunology, University of British Columbia

Alan Bernstein Distinguished Lecture: Eduardo Marbán
Mark S. Siegal Family Professor
Professor in Residence, Departments of Medicine and Physiology, UCLA
Director, Cedars-Sinai Heart Institute
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Special hotel rate available for conference attendees.

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We look forward to welcoming you to Heart + Lung Health FEST 2014.