Metabolic alterations in lung ageing and disease

18th Lung Science Conference

Organisers : Reinoud Gosens (ERS Conferences and Seminars Director), Patrick Berger (LSC 2020 Programme Coordinator), Phil Hansbro (LSC 2020 Programme Coordinator), Anna Krasnodembskaya (LSC 2020 Programme Coordinator)


Registration to attend the Lung Science Conference 2020 is now open.

For any question regarding registration please contact:

Special features of the ERS Lung Science Conferences

The ERS Lung Science Conference is at the forefront of basic and translational respiratory science and it is an essential event for budding respiratory researchers looking to boost their career. It offers a unique opportunity to network with peers from across the globe and will present cutting-edge abstracts on novel experimental lung research. The following features are organised every year:

LSC Awards

3 competitions will be organised throughout the Conference:

  • The Young Investigator Session Award: for young presenters (40 years old or less at the time of the Conference) who submitted an outstanding abstract
  • The Best Oral Presentation Award
  • Distinguished Poster Awards

Mentorship programme

Each abstract author who receives a bursary is appointed a mentor. Together, they can discuss both scientific and career questions during a dedicated mentorship lunch on the first day of the Conference.

Early Career session

A special session for the LSC Early Career delegates is organised every year, for the Saturday afternoon of the Conference.

LSC abstracts submission

Abstracts submission for the Lung Science is now open with a deadline of 1st November 2019 (23:59 CET).

You can access the instruction on how to write an abstract here or directly on the LSC abstract submission platform.

For any question regarding abstract submission please contact

A limited number of bursaries are available which provide either full financial support to attend the course or cover the cost of the registration fee. To be eligible to apply you must be:

Please note that only one bursary can be allocated per person per calendar year.

Selection from the pool of applicants will be made by the organising committee based on the submission of:

  • Curriculum vitae
  • A one-page personal statement explaining how you would apply the knowledge gained from this course.