April 12 at the Palau de Congressos de Lleida, the 2nd Conference on Basic Research in Pneumology was organized by the Catalan Society of Pneumology. The Translational Research in Respiratory Medicine Group had a great participation in the Conference. Cristina Girón presented her work focused on the «Identification of endogenous controls microRNAs in patients with obstructive sleep apnea», Fernando Santamaria-Martos spoke about the «MicroRNA profile of cardiovascular risk in patients with obstructive sleep apnea», Andrea Zapater briefly explained the «Characterization of the expression profile of microRNAs associated with obstructive sleep apnea», and finally Anabel Castro presented her work on «Intermittent hypoxia and cardiovascular remodeling in a murine model of sleep apnea: Effect of age».