ERS/ATS PFT Interpretation Standards, What is New

A deep dive into the new ERS/ATS PFT Interpretation Standards, reviewing the changes from the previous standards to the current, and discussing the impact when characterizing lung function during physician review workflow.

Featured guest

Sanja Stanojevic, PhD and


Sanja Stanojevic, PhD, is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Community Health and Epidemiology at Dalhousie University. Dr. Stanojevic is a respiratory epidemiologist with expertise in methodologies to characterize the normal growth and development of the lungs. She Chairs the ERS Global Lung Function Initiative Network and is vice-chair of the ATS Pulmonary Function Testing Proficiency Standards committee. She recently co-chaired the ERS/ATS Standard for Pulmonary Function Test Interpretation. 


Marko Topalović, PhD is a CEO of ArtiQ (Leuven, Belgium), a company that aims to empower medical professionals with artificial intelligence to accurately and timely diagnose, treat and monitor patients with lung diseases. Formerly, as a postdoctoral researcher in the University Hospital in Leuven (Belgium), Marko worked on inventing algorithms for assessing lung disease. He obtained a PhD degree on the topic “Artificial intelligence for pulmonary function tests” at the KU Leuven. His scientific work has contributed to many peer-reviewed publications and numerous conference presentations. Moreover, he received several international awards.