Thursday, 27 June 2019

World Microbiome Day: commemorative offer

Thursday 27 June is World Microbiome Day. To mark the event, ERS is offering a €10 discount on all print copies of the recent ERS Monograph on The Lung Microbiome ordered before 9 July 2019. Visit to buy your copy.

Wednesday, 26 June 2019

Confidences de Salon: Carlos Robalo Cordeiro

The Confidences de Salon in the current issue of Breathe come from Carlos Robalo Cordeiro, the ERS Secretary General. Professor Cordeiro talks about his inspiration, happiest moments, heroes and achievements, and offers some excellent advice to those at the beginning of their professional career: never give up on a good idea. Click here to read the article in full or go to to browse the issue.

Monday, 24 June 2019

Lower limb-specific resistance training in COPD

A study in ERJ Open Research suggests that it is both feasible and acceptable to deliver a home-based lower limb-specific resistance training (LLSRT) programme to patients with COPD. The study found that there were patient improvements in walking distance and breathlessness severity post-LLRT intervention. Click here to read the study in full or go to to browse this open access publication.

Saturday, 22 June 2019

ERS Bookshop – summer sale still on

Benefit from our ERS Bookshop summer sale and save €5 on print copies of the ERS Handbook of Respiratory Medicine (2nd edition) and €15 on selected ERS Monographs, including Controversies in COPD, The Spectrum of Bronchial Infection, The Nose and Sinuses in Respiratory Disorders, and much more. Visit to browse the sale.

Friday, 21 June 2019

There's an ERS Monograph to suit your needs

TuberculosisClinical Exercise Testing and Bronchiectasis are amongst our most popular ERS Monographs. But we have a broad range available, covering topics such as Interventional PulmonologyImaging and Anti-infectives and the Lung. Visit to access our Monographs online or to order print copies – hurry and you might also benefit from our summer sale. If you can't see a Monograph that suits your needs, email us at – we're always interested in hearing your ideas.

Wednesday, 19 June 2019

New! Severe Asthma Monograph – available now

The latest ERS Monograph covers all aspects of severe asthma – epidemiology, diagnosis, mechanisms, treatment and management – but has a particular focus on recent understanding of mechanistic heterogeneity based on an analytic approach using various 'omics platforms applied to clinically well-defined asthma cohorts. How these advances have led to improved management targets is also emphasised. This book brings together the clinical and scientific expertise of those from around the world who are collaborating to solve the problem of severe asthma. Access the book online here or order your print copy at

Monday, 17 June 2019

How to chair a poster discussion session

Poster discussion sessions are exciting, interactive sessions that often feature the latest research. This article provides an outline of how to chair such a session at the ERS International Congress. Click here to read the article or go to to browse our open access, educational publication in full. The ERS International Congress will be held from 28 September to 2 October 2019 in Madrid, Spain. Visit to find out more.

Sunday, 16 June 2019

Why ERS Early Career Members should attend the ERS Congress

The ERS International Congress is the largest respiratory conference worldwide. An article in the June issue of Breathe points out why ERS Early Career Members can particularly benefit from attending this huge event and gives upcoming fellowship deadlines. Click here to read the article or go to to browse our open access, educational publication in full. The ERS International Congress will be held from 28 September to 2 October 2019 in Madrid, Spain. Visit to find out more.

Friday, 7 June 2019


The May issue of the European Respiratory Journal (ERJ) features an editorial about NEUROCOUGH, the New Understanding in the Treatment of Cough ERS Clinical Research Collaboration. NEUROCOUGH aims to bring together clinicians, scientists, patients and industry from Europe and beyond, with a focus on improving care and treatment for patients with chronic cough. Read the editorial here or visit to access the ERJ.

Wednesday, 5 June 2019

Breathe: June issue available now

The June issue of Breathe is now online. The issue focuses on living well with a chronic respiratory disease. It includes articles on the impact of post-intensive care syndrome and the role of cognitive behavioural therapy in COPD. Read the introductory editorial from Chief Editor Claudia Dobler here to find out more or access the full issue at

Tuesday, 4 June 2019

ERS Bookshop summer sale: further reductions

You can now save €15 on selected print copies of the ERS Monograph in our ERS Bookshop summer sale. Monographs featured in the sale include Community-Acquired Pneumonia, Controversies in COPD, Lung Cancer and much more. And you can still save €5 on print copies of the ERS Handbook of Respiratory Medicine (2nd edition). Visit to browse the sale.