The future of lung research in the UK

Holgate, Stephen T.
December 2007
Thorax;Dec2007, Vol. 62 Issue 12, p1028
Academic Journal
The author reflects on the future of lung research concerning the 25th anniversary of the British Thoracic Society (BTS) and the 60th anniversary of the journal "Thorax" in Great Britain. He notes that the new BTS met the principles laid out by Sir William Osler who stated that "the attributes of a good professional society should be to help members discover their true professional potential." Moreover, research lie at the heart of any medical specialty.


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