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Section Board for 'Pulmonology' (33)

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Dr. Sukhwinder Singh Sohal
Section Editor-in-Chief
Respiratory Translational Research Group, Department of Laboratory Medicine, College of Health and Medicine, University of Tasmania, Launceston, TAS 7248, Australia
Interests: COPD; COVID-19, asthma; idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF); lung cancer; airway remodelling; effects and mechanisms of inhaled corticosteroids (ICS); effects of electronic nicotine delivery systems; mechanisms of respiratory infections and inflammation; smoking cessation and air pollution
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Dr. Quirijn Jöbsis
Department of Paediatric Pulmonology, School for Public Health and Primary Care (CAPHRI), Maastricht University Medical Centre (MUMC+), 6202 AZ Maastricht, The Netherlands
Interests: pediatric pulmonology, exhaled breath research
Prof. Dr. Yurdagül Uzunhan
1. Department of Pulmonology, Centre de Référence des Maladies Pulmonaires Rares, Hôpital Avicenne, Assistance Publique-Hôpitaux de Paris, Bobigny, France
2. INSERM UMR 1272, Université Sorbonne Paris Nord, Bobigny, France
Interests: interstitial lung disease; connective tissue disease; idiopathie pulmonary fibrosis; sarcoidosis; vasculitis
Dr. Jan Jelrik Oosterheert
Department of Internal Medicine and Infectious Diseases, University Medical Center Utrecht, Utrecht, The Netherlands
Interests: community-acquired pneumonia; influenza; respiratory infections; COVID-19; Q-fever; sepsis
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Dr. Gabor G. Kovacs
Division of Pneumology, Department of Internal Medicine, Medical University of Graz, 8036 Graz, Austria
Interests: pulmonary hypertension; pulmonary circulation; exercise hemodynamics; pulmonary hemodynamics; COPD; interstitial lung disease
Prof. Dr. Wolfram Windisch
Department of Pneumology, Cologne Merheim Hospital, Kliniken der Stadt Köln gGmbH, Witten/Herdecke University, Faculty of Health/School of Medicine, Cologne, Germany
Interests: mechanical ventilation; non-invasive ventilation; weaning from mechanical ventilation; acute and chronic respiratory failure; long-term oxygen treatment; respiratory physiology; lung function testing; respiratory muscle diseases
Prof. Dr. Anne Chang
1. Centre for Healthcare Transformation, Queensland University of Technology and Department of Respiratory and Sleep Medicine, Queensland Children's Hospital,Brisbane, QLD 4101, Australia
2. Child Health Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, NT 0811, Australia
Interests: paediatric bronchiectasis; paediatric chronic cough; first nations health; evidence based medicine
Prof. Dr. Francisco García-Río
Hospital Universitario La Paz-IdiPAZ, School of Medicine, Autonoma University, 28049 Madrid, Spain
Interests: COPD; lung function; sleep apnea; exercise testing; physical activity
Prof. Dr. Franco Laghi
1. Section of Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine, Division of Internal Medicine, Edward Hines Jr. Veterans Affairs Hospital (111N), Fifth Avenue and Roosevelt Road, Hines, IL 60141, USA
2. Division of Pulmonary Diseases and Critical Care Medicine, Departmentof Internal Medicine, Loyola University of Chicago Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL, USA
Interests: breathing muscle diseases; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); mechanical ventilation
Prof. Dr. Venerino Poletti
Department of Respiratory Diseases & Allergy, Aarhus University Hospital, 8200 Aarhus, Denmark
Interests: diffuse parenchymal lung diseases; idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis; lung pathology; interventional pulmonology
Prof. Dr. Vincent Cottin
1. Hospices Civils de Lyon, Department of Respiratory Medicine, National Coordinating Reference Center for Rare Pulmonary Diseases, Louis Pradel Hospital, 69002 Lyon, France
2. Claude-Bernard Lyon 1 University, University of Lyon, INRAE, IVPC, 69007 Lyon, France
Interests: interstitial lung disease; pulmonary fibrosis; connective tissue disease; systemic sclerosis; rheumatoid arthritis; lymphangioleiomyomatosis; orphan lung disease; rare pulmonary disease; genetics
Prof. Dr. Tobias Welte
Department of Respiratory Medicine and Infectious Diseases, Medizinische Hochaschule Hannover, Carl-Neuberg-Strasse 1, 30625 Hannover, Germany
Interests: pulmonary infections; lung transplantation; COPD; asthma
Prof. Dr. Francisco Dasí
Department of Physiology, School of Medicine, University of Valencia, 46010 Valencia, Spain
Interests: rare respiratory diseases; alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency; primary ciliary dyskinesia; cystic fibrosis; idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis
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Prof. Dr. Elisabeth M. Bendstrup

Department of Respiratory Diseases and Allergy, Aarhus University Hospital, Palle Juul-Jensens Boulevard 99, 8200 Aarhus N, Denmark
Interests: interstitial lung diseases; IPF; sarcoidosis; qualith of life; rehabilitation
Prof. Dr. Filippo Lococo
1. Department of Thoracic Surgery, Fondazione Policlinico Universitario A. Gemelli IRCCS, Rome, Italy
2. Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Rome, Italy
Interests: imaging in lung cancer; imaging in pleural and mediastinal tumors; PET CT scan in thoracic neoplasms
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Prof. Dr. Luis Garcia-Marcos
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Professor of Paediatrics and Chair at the University of Murcia, Murcia, Spain
Interests: asthma; epidemiology; lung function; children
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Dr. Luca Bertolaccini
Division of Thoracic Surgery, IEO European Institute of Oncology IRCCS, Milan, Italy
Interests: lung cancer surgery; mediastinal diseases; pneumothorax; thoracic oncology; biostatistics
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Dr. Takashi Ohtsuka
Division of Thoracic Surgery, The Jikei University School of Medicine, Tokyo, Japan
Interests: thoracic surgery; lung cancer; lung injury; lung transplantation; mediastinal tumor
Prof. Dr. Yuksel Peker
1. Pulmonary Department, Koc University School of Medicine, Istanbul, Turkey
2. Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Gothenburg, Sweden
3. Lund University Faculty of Medicine, Lund, Sweden
4. University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Interests: obstructive sleep apnea; cardiovascular disease; cerebrovascular disease; phenotypes; biomarkers; drowsy driving; treatment modalities
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Prof. Dr. Antonio Spanevello
1. University of Insubria, Varese-Como, Italy
2. IRCCS Maugeri, Tradate, Italy
Interests: asthma; cronich cough; airway inflammation
Prof. Dr. Arschang Valipour
Head, Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine Director, Karl-Landsteiner-Institute for Lung Research and Pulmonary Oncology, Vienna, Austria
Interests: COPD; chronic bronchitis; emphysema; airflow obstruction; bronchoscopy; interventional bronchoscopy; solitary pulmonary nodule
Dr. Vinicius Cavalheri
1. South Metropolitan Health Service, Perth, WA, Australia
2. Curtin School of Allied Health, Faculty of Health Sciences, Curtin University, Perth, WA, Australia
Interests: exercise training; physical activity; sedentary behaviour; pulmonary rehabilitation; physiotherapy; physical therapy; muscle strength; exercise capacity
Dr. Nazia Chaudhuri
North West Interstitial Lung Disease Unit, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, Wythenshawe Hospital, Manchester M29 9LT, UK
Interests: interstitial lung disease (ILD); idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF); respiratory disease; sarcoidosis; hypersensitivity pneumonitis
Dr. Carlos Barrero
Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Temple University School of Pharmacy, Philadelphia, PA 19140, USA
Interests: chronic obstructive pulmonary diseases; translational medicine; proteomics; metabolomics; systems biology; drug discovery
Dr. Swati Bhattacharyya
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA
Interests: pulmonary fibrosis; scleroderma; systemic sclerosis; systemic sclerosis-interstitial lung disease; innate immunity; collagen; idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis; TGF-b; IL6; TLR
Prof. Dr. Davide Chiumello
Department of Anesthesia and Intensive Care, ASST Santi Paolo Carlo Milano, Milan, Italy
Interests: acute respiratory distress syndrome; acute respiratory failure; lung imaging; extracorporeal membrane oxygenation; extracorporeal; CO2 removal; respiratory mechanics; weaning; esophageal pressure; prone position; mechanical ventilation
Dr. Lata Jayaram

1. Department of Respiratory Medicine, Western Health, Melbourne, VIC 3011, Australia
2. Melbourne Medical School Western Precinct, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, VIC 3021, Australia
Interests: airways disorders; airway inflammation; chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD); bronchiectasis; asthma; sleep disorders
Prof. Dr. César Picado
Department of Pneumology and Respiratory Allergy Hospital Clinic, University of Barcelona, Vilarroel 170, 08036 Barcelona, Spain
Interests: severe asthma; links between upper and lower airway diseases; asthma with aspirin hypersensitivity; mechanisms of corticosteroid insensitivity; mechanisms involved in the regulation of airway inflammatory responses
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Dr. Gasparri Roberto
Department of Thoracic Surgery, European Institute of Oncology, Via Giuseppe Ripamonti 435, 20141 Milan, Italy
Interests: lung cancer; lung; lung diseases; thoracic surgery; thoracic diseases; omics; early diagnosis
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Dr. Yan Sanders
Division of Pulmonary, Allergy and Critical Care, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, 901 19th Street South, BMRII Room 408, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
Interests: idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF); aging and aging-related diseases; lung injury and repair; epigenetics; histone modifications; DNA methylation; apoptosis
Prof. Dr. Pierachille Santus
Department of Biomedical and Clinical Sciences (DIBIC), University of Milan, Division of Respiratory Diseases, Luigi Sacco University Hospital, Milan, Italy
Interests: COPD; asthma; lung physiopatology and clinical pharmacology of respiratory drugs
Prof. Dr. Matjaž Zwitter
Faculty of Medicine, University of Maribor, Taborska 8, 2000 Maribor, Slovenia
Interests: lung cancer; mesothelioma; medical ethics
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