The University of Louisville Journal of Respiratory Infections


From the Editor in Chief

The reason for this special supplement of the Journal is to inform readers of a scientific research conference supported by the National Institutes of Health (NHI). The NIH Research Conference Grant (R13) supports high quality scientific conferences in areas that are important to the NIH's mission and to the public health. We just received notification that the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI) has approved the application for an international research conference entitled: DzClinical & Translational Research in Pneumonia: Defining a Research Agenda for Today and Tomorrowdz. The conference will be held on Wednesday, May 24th and Thursday, May 25th, 2017 in the city of Washington, D.C., USA. In this supplement, I will describe the novel methodology that will be used during this research conference, the conference objectives, and some general information regarding the conference.



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