COPD of all severities

COPD of all severities

Episode 4: the eXpand Podcast
with Meilan Han

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In the world of medical research, Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) has often been a neglected subject. Yet, recent developments have highlighted the pressing need to refocus our attention on this debilitating condition.

Today’s episode of the eXpand podcast explores the latest breakthroughs that are redefining COPD research.

From addressing gender disparities in COPD research to the vital role of organizations like GOLD (Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease), we’ll dive into the shifting landscape of COPD studies.

Our guest is Dr. Meilan Han, Professor of Medicine and Chief of the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care at the University of Michigan.

Today you’ll learn:

  • The evolving landscape of COPD research and treatment
  • The importance of early diagnosis and intervention in COPD
  • The impact of various risk factors beyond smoking on COPD development
  • The role of cohort studies in advancing understanding of COPD

Join Dr. Han to explore the changing world of COPD research.

This episode was made in collaboration with GOLD.

Resources to go deeper

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Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease:

Learn more about COPD:

Living Well With COPD program:

COPD Management courses

COPD Management for Exercise Professionals:

COPD Management for Healthcare Professionals:


This episode was made in collaboration with GOLD (the Global Initiative for Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease).

Sponsored by a medical education grant from AstraZeneca, GSK and Roche Canada.

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