The Translational biology section is led by John Laffey.
Research Learning Pathway
This pathway will allow a progressive build from the basic introduction to research and research methods for participants with little or no post-graduate research experience to the more advanced level which may be of specific interest to those with more research experience who want a refresher or need focused training on a specific topic.
It will cover the range of knowledge and skills required to embark on a career as an intensive care researcher.
Free live webinars are available for members & non members on the ESICM Media Library.
The Translational biology Section was founded in 2017 as a Group within the Acute Respiratory Failure section, and so has progressed a number of initiatives, including the following:
- Creating a Registry of Basic/Translational research groups that are happy to share information and collaborate
- Contributing to Basic/Translational science sessions at LIVES conferences,
- Partnering with Intensive Care Medicine Experimental to develop and publish ‘viewpoint’ and ‘position’ papers relating to preclinical research and its importance in Intensive Care Medicine.
- Partnering with the INSPIRES group (a group of lung researchers in Europe) to provide a platform for presentation of preclinical/translational research that focuses on emerging researchers.
- Partnering with the NEXT trainee group to examine ways to provide enhanced training opportunities using our network of laboratories across Europe.
Nicole P Juffermans, Peter Radermacher, John G Laffey , Translational Biology Group. The importance of discovery science in the development of therapies for the critically ill. Intensive Care Medicine Experimental, 2020
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Adrien Carla, Bruno Pereira, Hanifa Boukail et al. ESICM Translational Biology Group of the Acute Respiratory Failure section. Acute respiratory distress syndrome subphenotypes and therapy responsive traits among preclinical models: protocol for a systematic review and meta-analysis. Respiratory Research, 2020
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Nicole P Juffermans, Marcus Schultz, Lieuwe D Bos, Oscar Penuelas, John Laffey , Jose A Lorente. Why translational research matters: proceedings of the third international symposium on acute lung injury translational research (INSPIRES III). Intensive Care Medicine Experimental, 2019
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