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Agenda of the 17th ANOLD Meeting
Date|  Sunday , March 26th, 2017
Time|  15:30 -16:30
Venue |  Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
Arvind Bhome, MD
Indian Coalition for the Study of Obstructive Lung Diseases, Pune, India
Sang-Do Lee, MD, Yeon-Mok Oh, MD, Jae Seung Lee, MD, Dong Kyu Oh
University of Ulsan College of Medicine, Asan Medical Center, Seoul, Korea
Woo Jin Kim, MD
Kangwon National University Hospital, Chuncheon, Korea
Vitull K. Gupta, MD, Varun Gupta
Kishori Ram Hospital and Diabetes Care Centre, Bathinda, India
Richard Loh, MD
Penang Medical College, Penang, Malaysia
Jeng-Shing Wang, MD
Yuan’s General Hospital, Kaohsiung, Malaysia
Watchara Boonsawat, MD
KhonKaen University, KhonKaen, Thailand
1. Malaysia Cohort of CT Morphology Correlation with Mortality - Richard Loh(Malaysia)
2. Identification of COPD subgroups in 14 Asian cities - Woo Jin Kim(Korea)
3. Recruitment Status of ANOLD Study I & II
4. Current Status of CT and DNA data
5. Patients’ Characteristics of ANOLD Study I & II
6. Characteristics of ANOLD II COPD Patients in Each Country
7. Current Status of ANOLD 2nd STAGE Follow-up Schedule
8. Grading Criteria of ANOLD 2nd stage e-CRF
Subgroup analysis for Malaysian patients
Professor Richard Loh presented his work on Malaysian patients with beautiful figures using CT data. It was impressive that when more advanced in GOLD grouping, more severe the extent of emphysema or/& airway diseases shows.
Second paper
The second ANOLD paper has finally been submitted to Journal of COPD. We deeply appreciate your participation.
Validation analysis in an Asian gene study
GWAS has been performed in more than 400 Korean COPD subjects including some of the ANOLD Korean subjects and also other source. If we find significant genes, a replication study will be performed using the stored DNAs of 113 subjects from Malaysia and 61 subjects from Hong Kong.
Monograph on COPD, Indian Perspective
Congratulations on the publication of the monograph on COPD, Indian Perspective. It covers all aspects of important issues on COPD. Dr. Vitull K. Gupta leaded it as a chair editor with the committee on behalf of Association of Physicians of India. Please send him a big round of applause.
Next Meeting (18th ANOLD Meeting)
1) At the end of this year, follow-up of the ANOLD cohort patients will be closed as proposed before.

2) In one evening on November 23-26 during the APSR 2017, the next ANOLD meeting will be held in Sydney, Australia. (Note. However, the final decision will be made in this September or October whether we will have an ANOLD meeting during the APSR 2017 or not. Before the decision, we will have e-mail communication
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