CRE in Severe Asthma Webinars

The following webinars were hosted by the NHMRC Centre of Excellence in Severe Asthma. These talks focus on the utility of breathing training programmes, speech pathology management and non-pharmacological interventions and their relevance to severe asthma management.

Professor Mike Thomas, PhD FRCP (University of Southampton)  

Professor Thomas presents his work on breathing exercises and the development of breathing training programmes, mechanisms of action, modes of delivery and future research needs. He focuses on the real world scenarios of who, when and how to use breathing exercises for asthma.

Dr. Anne Vertigan (University of Newcastle)

 Dr Vertigan presents her work on speech pathology management of paradoxical vocal fold movement in asthma.


Associate Professor Helen Reddel (University of Sydney)

Associate Professor Reddel discusses the importance and key points on how to design and interpret studies of non-pharmacological interventions for asthma. 


These webinars were hosted by the NHMRC CRE in Severe Asthma on 28 July 2015 in Newcastle.