Ask The Expert at Breath Biopsy Conference 2022

[1 hour 30 mins] PANEL DISCUSSION: Ask The Experts – What are the biggest unanswered questions in breath research?


Timecodes for specific questions:

  • 00:00 – Introduction
  • 1:22 How many VOCs are actually on the breath as opposed to background and how do we know?
  • 16:21 What do you think have been the top three advances or results in the breath research field over the last five years?
  • What applications do you think are most likely to be successful using breath analysis?
  • 47:50 What individual or classes VOCs do you think already have good evidence linking them to disease or a clinical application?
  • 1:22:15 Where do you think the breath research field will be in the next five years?


Billy Boyle, Owlstone Medical


  • Salman Siddiqui Clinical Professor of Respiratory Medicine, Imperial College
  • Renelle Myers Clinical Associate Professor of Medicine, University of British Columbia, and Clinician Scientist, BC Cancer Research Institute
  • Terence Risby Emeritus Professor, Johns Hopkins University
  • Olaf Holz Fraunhofer Institute for Toxicology and Experimental Medicine (ITEM)
  • Stephen Fowler Professor of Respiratory Medicine, University of Manchester, and Honorary Consultant Respiratory Physician, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust.

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