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Thorax 69:378-382 doi:10.1136/thoraxjnl-2014-205177
  • Review

Review of the British Thoracic Society Winter Meeting 2013, 4–6 December, London, UK

  1. on behalf of the BTS science and research committee
  1. 1Tayside Respiratory Research Group, University of Dundee, Dundee, UK
  2. 2University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust, Leicester, UK
  3. 3Centre for Inflammation and Tissue Repair, University College London, London, UK
  4. 4Lungs for Living Research Centre, University College London, London, UK
  1. Correspondence to Dr Sam M Janes, Lungs for Living Research Centre, University College London, 5 University Street, London, WC1E 6JF, UK; s.janes{at}ucl.ac.uk
  • Received 25 January 2014
  • Accepted 27 January 2014

Abstract

This article reviews the British Thoracic Society Winter Meeting 2013, the annual scientific meeting attended by over 2000 delegates and representing the depth and breadth of UK respiratory medicine. This year’s meeting from 4 to 6 December in London featured cutting-edge research alongside keynote symposia from international experts in respiratory science, epidemiology and clinical trials. This article reviews the key symposia and selected abstract sessions from the 2013 meeting.