Jeffrey M. Drazen Annual Visiting Professor
2017-2018

Robert F. Lemanske, Jr., M.D.

Associate Dean for Clinical and
Translational Research, and
Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics,
School of Medicine and Public Health,
University of Wisconsin
When and How Does Asthma Begin?
October 20,2017, 8:00 a.m. at Brigham and Women's Hospital

Previous Lectures:

1991-1992

“Role of Indoor Allergens in Asthma”
Thomas A.E. Platts-Mills, M.D., Ph.D.

1992-1993

“Viral Respiratory Infections and Asthma: Another Stimulus for Airway Inflammation”
William W. Busse, M.D.

1993-1994

“Role of Leukotrienes in Asthma”
Jeffrey M. Drazen, M.D.

1994-1995

“Diagnosis and Treatment of Interstitial Lung Disease”
Gary W. Hunninghake, M.D.

1995-1996

“Understanding Nocturnal Asthma”
Richard J. Martin, M.D.

1996-1997

“Upper Respiratory Tract Disease for the Internist”
Michael A. Kaliner, M.D.

1997-1998

“Genetics of Asthma”
Eugene R. Bleecker, M.D.

1998-1999

“Development of Chronic Allergic Airway Inflammation”
Romain Pauwels, M.D., Ph.D.

1999-2000

“Allergen-Induced Asthma: The Role of the Bone Marrow”
Paul M. O’Byrne, M.D.

2000-2001

“The Asthma Epidemic: Is it Our Genes, The Environment, or Both?”
Scott T. Weiss, M.D.

2001-2002

“New Targets for Asthma Therapy: Problems and Progress”
Homer A. Boushey, Jr., M.D.

2002-2003

“Similarities and Differences Between Asthma and COPD”
Leonardo M. Fabbri, M.D.

2003-2004

“Difficult Asthma”
Sally E. Wenzel, M.D.

2004-2005

“Monitoring Asthma: Do We Have the Right Targets?”
Dirkje S. Postma, M.D.

2005-2006

“Exercise-Induced Asthma”
E. Regis McFadden, M.D.

2006-2007

“Severe Asthma: New Therapeutic Opportunities”
Tak H. Lee, M.D.

2007-2008

Determinants of Childhood Asthma and Allergies
Erika von Mutius, M.D., M.Sc.

2008-2009

“Novel Approaches to Airway Hyperresponsiveness in Asthma”
Julian Solway, M.D.

2009-2010

“Innate Immune Dysfunction in Asthma: The Role of Surfactant Protein A”
Monica Kraft, M.D.

2010-2011

"A Novel Look at the Pathogenesis of Asthma"
Stephen Holgate, M.D.

2011-2012

"Lipid Mediators in Asthma: New Diagnostic and Therapeutic Targets"
Sven-Erik Dahl�n, M.D., Ph.D.

2012-2013

A Multifactorial Approach to Asthma Heterogeneity
Fernando Martinez, M.D.

2013-2014

Personalizing Asthma Therapy: Pharmacogenomics and Asthma Endotypes
Elliot Israel, M.D.

2014-2015

Etiology and Mechanisms of Exacerbations of Asthma and COPD
Sebastian L. Johnston, MBBS, PhD, FRCP, FSB

2015-2016

Aspirin-Exacerbated Respiratory Disease: From Man to Mouse to Man
Joshua A. Boyce, M.D.

2016-2017

Eosinophilic Asthma: From Diagnosis to Novel Drugs for Treatment
Elisabeth H. Bel, M.D., Ph.D.