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Professor Wagner lecture

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 Northumbria University Newcastle




Professor Peter D. Wagner, Visiting Professor at Northumbria University, will deliver a lunchtime lecture.

Professor Wagner is a world authority in respiratory and exercise physiology and pathophysiology with vast experience in teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate level. In this lunchtime lecture he will explore the factors that affect a person’s maximum capacity for exercise.

 'Determinants of maximal exercise capacity'

When: 12.30pm, Wednesday, 27 September 2017

Where: Room NB252, Northumberland Building,

City Campus West, Northumbria University, Newcastle, NE1 8ST.

About the Speaker

Professor Wagner has served as the Head of the Division of Physiology at the Department of Medicine of the University California San Diego (UCSD) for 13 consecutive years and as the Interim Chief of the Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine at UCSD for five years.

Professor Wagner has served as President of the American Thoracic Society (2005-2006) and President of the American Physiological Society (2010-2011). For six consecutive years, he was the Editor in Chief of the Journal of Applied Physiology, and currently serves as Chairperson of an NIH Study Section for training grants in cardio-respiratory physiology and disease. Moreover, Dr Wagner has served as a consultant to several organisations, including the MRC of Canada, the MRC of New Zealand, the National Science Foundation, the National Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada and the Israel Science Foundation. He has been serving as a consultant to NIH since 1981 at various positions, including the NIH Centre for Scientific Review, and the NIH Strategic Planning Executive Committee.

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Event Details

Northumbria University
NB 252 Northumberland Building
City Campus West
Newcastle upon Tyne


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