Welcome to the 10th Anniversary of Anti-SARS symposium

Published: 2013-03-29
The 10th Anniversary of Anti-SARS symposium, organized by the National Key Laboratory of Respiratory Disease and co-organized by Journal of Thoracic Disease, will be held on April 12th, 2013 in Guangzhou, China. The symposium features renowned SARS experts as guest speakers from major research institutes including Chinese Academy of Sciences, the National Centre for Disease Control, the Academy of Medical Sciences, and the Chinese National Human Genome Center. Prof Nanshan Zhong, our Editor-in-Chief, will be the chair of this symposium. To further the dissemination of this academic event, Journal of Thoracic Disease is launching a special issue commemorating the fight against SARS. 

The symposium will present the decade-long research progress on new and sudden respiratory disease in China mainland, Hong Kong and Macau with a focus on the prevention and treatment of major contagious respiratory diseases as SARS and influenza, aiming to promote communication and cooperation between experts on basic and clinical research and to enhance the development of related research in China and increase their international impact. The symposium is also held to commemorate and pay tribute to the medical personnel and professionals who have greatly devoted to fighting against SARS. 

We look forward to your participation in the meaningful event.