Medicine, Nursing and Allied Health Professions

British Association for Lung Research 2021 Conference

“Drivers of lung disease: from the micro- to the macro-environment”


Thursday 24 and Friday 25 June 2021

Day 1: 09:10 - 18:00

Day 2: 09:15 - 15:45


The event will be hosted online.


Topics will include:

  • Lung development
  • Smoking/vaping
  • Infection and allergy
  • Pollution and ageing
  • Reporting on the latest clinical, translational and basic research


BALR 2021 Conference Leads

Dr Chris Scotton

Dr Scotton is the Conference Organiser and Chair of the British Association for Lung Research

Chris is a Senior Lecturer in Lung Pathobiology at the University of Exeter 

Dr Karl Staples

Dr Staples is the Meetings Secretary for the British Association for Lung Research

Karl is an Associate Professor at the University of Southampton Faculty of Medicine


Who Is the Conference For

Alongside cutting-edge talks from high-profile speakers, a major focus of our meeting is to support Early Career Researchers (PGR students and Postdocs) giving them a forum to present their research in our traditional PGR and ECR competitions. It is also for:

  • researchers
  • academics
  • pharmaceutical industrialists
  • allied health professionals
  • clinicians


Prizes and Awards

The BALR prizes recognise outstanding work by Postgraduate and Early Career Researchers.  Please visit this link to BALR Prizes for more details.


CPD Points

12 CPD points awarded by the Royal College of Physicians.

Collaborators, Sponsors & Community

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Contact us

Contact us to discuss the conference.
Speak to Cecilia Mañosa Nyblon, Education and Skills Partnership Development Manager

Tel: +44 (0)1392 722964