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Citations should be made in the following way: Authors. Title. Eur Respir J 2020; 55: Suppl. 65, abstract number.

Scientific year in review

Year in review
Aims: To describe recent scientific advances in preterm, infant, childhood and adolescent/adult lung health and in two major lung diseases in adults and the elderly; to describe the impact of preterm and childhood events on lifelong lung heath; to explain how diet, metabolism, genetics and the epigenome modulate asthma severity in childhood; to determine the contributions of lifestyle and environmental factors to the evolution of COPD; and to identify similarities in the mechanisms underlying lung cancer and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis.
Preterm birth effects on future lung health
S. Kotecha (Cardiff (South Glamorgan), United Kingdom)
Lifelong effects of genetic lung diseases and their origins in childhood
M. Stahl (Berlin, Germany)
Lifestyle, environmental and occupational effects on the teenage and adult lung
S. Sohal (Launceston (TAS), Australia)
The aging lung
S. Meiners (München, Germany)