Conflict of interest declaration: Ian A Yang

Updated on: 28 February 2021

Roles in: Airways Group

1. In the past 36 months have you accepted the following from a commercial organisation with a financial interest in the broad topic area of the CRG?

a) Support for attending meetings, including sabbaticals and study tours (this covers travel, accommodation and/or hospitality)?
No

b) Payment or honoraria for lectures, presentations, speakers bureaus, manuscript writing, or educational events?
No

c) Fees for organising education?
No

d) Grants and contracts?
Yes - My institutions have received project grants and fellowships from the following sources: - National Health and Medical Research (NHMRC) - Metro North Hospital and Health Service - The Prince Charles Hospital Foundation - Faculty of Medicine, The University of Queensland

e) Funds for a member of staff?
No

f) Fees for consulting?
No

g) Royalty or licences payments?
No

h) Payment for expert testimony?
No

i) Payment for a fellowship?
No

j) Payment for participation on a Data Safety Monitoring Board, Advisory Board, or Guideline Panel?
No

k) Payment for a leadership or other fiduciary role in other board, society, committee, or advocacy group?
No

2. In the past 36 months have you, your spouse/partner or an immediate family member been employed by or do you or they own a commercial organization with a financial interest in the broad topic area of the CRG?
No

3. Do you own stocks or shares in a commercial organization with a financial interest in the broad topic area of the CRG?
No

4. Do you hold any patents (planned, issued or pending) for products relevant to the broad topic area of the CRG?
No

5. Do you have any other competing interests (financial or non-financial)?
Yes - Dr Yang is an employee of The Prince Charles Hospital, Metro North Hospital and Health Service, Queensland Health and The University of Queensland. He declares that he has not received consultancy fees or honoraria from pharmaceutical companies, and has not acted as a member of advisory boards for pharmaceutical companies. Dr Yang has a volunteer role in the COPD-X Guidelines Committee and COPD Advisory Committee Program of Lung Foundation Australia (http://lungfoundation.com.au/), a not-for-profit public benevolent institution He is on the editorial boards of Respirology, Respiratory Medicine Today, Journal of Thoracic Disease and the Cochrane Airways Group.