The Ageing Lungs in European Cohorts (ALEC) Annual Meeting and International Scientific Advisory Board (ISAB) took place at Imperial College London on the 18th and 19th of April. The meeting was hosted by Professor Deborah Jarvis, the Chief Investigator of the ALEC Study. The meeting enabled researchers to assess the progress of the ALEC Study across all work packages and plan the upcoming work programme. The ISAB gave some excellent feedback and suggestions that will be in
A combined RHINESSA and ALEC Study Work Package 2 meeting was held on the 8th of April 2016 in Norway. The meeting was hosted by Professor Cecilie Svanes of the University of Bergen, who is the leader of the ALEC Study Work Package 2. This meeting focused on preconception and trans-generational risk factors associated with lung function.