Heart + Lung Health FEST 2018

Special Lecture Series

It is our pleasure to present the Special Lecture Series as a part of the FEST Scientific Symposium.


Welcoming Remarks

Professor Jeff Reading, Faculty of Health Sciences, SFU; First Nations Health Authority Chair in Heart Health and Wellness at St. Paul’s Hospital

Professor and Vice-President Research & Innovation, Gail Murphy, UBC

Dean Dermot Kelleher, Faculty of Medicine, UBC


2018 Recipient of the Graeme Copland Memorial Lecture

Dr. Martin Kolb, Professor, Division of Respirology, Department of Medicine, McMaster University


2018 Recipient of the David Bates Lecture

Dr. Rick Burnett, Health Canada, Senior Research Scientist


2018 Recipient of the British Columbia Lecture

Dr. Megan Levings, Professor, Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia

Head, Immunity in Health and Disease, BC Children’s Hospital Research Institute

Associate Member, Department of Microbiology and Immunology, UBC


2018 Recipient of the Alan Bernstein Distinguished Lecture

Dr. Marc Ruel, University of Ottawa Heart Institute, Division Head, Cardiac Surgery, Endowed Chair in Cardiac Research