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Advisory Board and Editors Respiratory Medicine

Jean Bousquet

Professor of Pulmonary Medicine at the Univeristy of Montpellier. Former Director of the INSERM Laboratory for the Immunopathology of Asthma & former chairman of the Global Initiative for Asthma (GINA). Founder & Chairman of ARIA (Allergic Rhinitis & its Impact on Asthma). Chairman of the WHO Global Alliance against Chronic Respiratory Diseases (GARD). Former President of the Societé Française d’Allergologie et d’Immunologie Clinique. Former EiC of the journal Allergy.

Wei-Chun Chin

Associate Professor, Bioengineering, University of California, Merced.

Ronald G. Crystal

Professor and Chairman, Department of Genetic Medicine, and Bruce Webster Professor of Internal Medicine, at Weill Cornell Medical College. Director of the Belfer Gene Therapy Core Facility. Attending Physician at the Weill Cornell-New York Presbyterian Hospital. Previously, Chief of Pulmonary Branch, NHLBI, NIH.

Jane C. Deng

Assistant Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, UCLA School of Medicine.

Delia Goletti

Delia Goletti MD, PhD, Infectious Diseases specialist. In 1992 she joined the Laboratory of Immunoregulation at the National Institutes of Health (chief Dr Fauci) working on HIV pathogenesis. In 1999 she joined the National Institute for Infectious Diseases in Rome. She has clinical duties on the tuberculosis (TB) clinic and responsibility of the Translational Research Unit where she works on TB pathogenesis, TB immunodiagnostic tests and impact of Heminths infection on HIV and TB disease.

Roy M. Harrison

Queen Elizabeth II Birmingham Centenary Professor of Environmental Health, School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences. Former Director of the Institute of Public and Environmental Health, and Head of the Division of Environmental Health and Risk Management. Leader of the Birmingham node of the National Centre for Atmospheric Science. Appointed OBE in 2004.

Joachim Heinrich

Joachim Heinrich is an epidemiologist and Director of the Institute of Epidemiology I at Helmholtzzentrum München, The German Research Centre for Environmental Health. He has authored more than 500 publications and has been involved in numerous national and international epidemiological research projects examining a broad spectrum of common chronic diseases, specifically the relationship between air pollution and respiratory health.

Patrick G. Holt

Professor at the Centre for Child Health Research, University of Western Australia; Head of Division of Cell Biology, Telethon Institute for Child Health Research.

Keith Klugman

William H Foege Professor of Global Health, Emory University, Atlanta, GA and Co-Director, Respiratory and Meningeal Pathogens Research Unit, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. Fellow of the African Academy of Microbiology; Fellow of the infectious Diseases Society of America; President of the International Society of Infectious Diseases; Recipient of John FW Herschel Medal of the Royal Society of South Africa.

Susanne Krauss-Etschmann

Head of Research Group "Developmental Origins of Respiratory at the Comprehensive Pneumology Center.
Initiator of EU Cooperation in Science and Technology (COST) Action BM1201 “Developmental Origins of Chronic Lung Disease”.
Main research Interest: To understand early life origins of chronic obstructive lung diseases using mouse models and human samples. Technically, we set a focus on microRNA regulation of developmental pathways. Academic Editor of PLOS ONE.

Antonio Mutti

Professor of Occupational Medicine and Head, Laboratory of Industrial Toxicology; Vice-Director, Department of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, University Hospital of Parma, Italy. Director of the post-graduate School of Occupational Medicine and Coordinator of the Doctorate in Prevention Sciences; Chairman of CERT (Center of Excellence for Research in Toxicology) at the University of Parma, Parma, Italy.

Holger Schulz

The trained physician is Professor of Physiology at the Ludwig-Maximilians University Munich and has worked in the fields of respiratory physiology, intrapulmonary particle deposition, particulate matter associated health effects in the cardiopulmonary system. As head of the group “Lung epidemiology” he is now directing his work towards determinants of lung health and disease during growth and aging.