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More than 100 breath research specialists from around the world are expected in Indianapolis this summer for the 2024 Breath Summit.

Indianapolis welcomes international breath research experts for 2024 Breath Summit

Michael D. Davis, PhD

Michael D. Davis, PhD

INDIANAPOLIS – More than 100 breath research specialists from around the world are expected in Indianapolis this summer for the 2024 Breath Summit. Hosted by Indiana University School of Medicine and the Herman B Wells Center for Pediatric Research in collaboration with the International Association of Breath Research (IABR), the biennial conference offers attendees an engaging opportunity to hear about the latest breakthroughs and emerging topics in breath research, network with existing collaborators and establish new connections with peers.

“Breath research plays a crucial role in disease detection and patient outcomes for numerous conditions like asthma, RSV, cystic fibrosis and more,” said Michael D. Davis, RRT, PhD, associate research professor of pediatrics at IU School of Medicine and the international chair of this year’s program. Sharing knowledge and fostering collaboration at the Breath Summit has the potential to significantly influence global public health.”

The 2024 Breath Summit will be held June 3 through 6 at the Crowne Plaza Indianapolis Downtown. It will feature over 60 presentations and three robust poster sessions by leading breath experts, students and trainees highlighting cutting-edge research and technological advancements. Professionals from academia, basic sciences, medicine and the health care industry will attend. Four representatives from IU will present, including Davis. 

“We’re excited to host this year’s Breath Summit in Indianapolis, bringing it back to the United States for the first time since 2012,” Davis said. “This event is an incredible opportunity to share groundbreaking research and advance the field of breath analysis while showcasing the exceptional research and science community we have here at IU.”

Registration for the 2024 Breath Summit is open until the conference begins. Fees vary but start at $375 for students and $625 for scholars who are IABR members. For more information on the event schedule, sponsors, speakers and registration details, please visit the 2024 Breath Summit website.

About The IU School of Medicine

The IU School of Medicine is the largest medical school in the U.S. and is annually ranked among the top medical schools in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. The school offers high-quality medical education, access to leading medical research and rich campus life in nine Indiana cities, including rural and urban locations consistently recognized for livability. According to the Blue Ridge Institute for Medical Research, the IU School of Medicine ranks No. 13 in 2023 National Institutes of Health funding among all public medical schools in the country.