Prof. Andrew Bush Imperial College London & Royal Brompton Hospital, UK
Having trained in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine at the Royal Brompton Hospital and the Royal Postgraduate Medical School, I was appointed Consultant and Senior Lecturer in 1991. I am Professor of Paediatrics and Paediatric Respirology at Imperial College, and Consultant Paediatric Chest Physician, Royal Brompton Hospital. I am Director of the Imperial Centre for Paediatrcs and Child Health. My research interests include the invasive and non-invasive measurement of airway inflammation in children, in particular the use of endobronchial biopsy in the management of severe asthma, and also respiratory mass spectrometry. I have supervised 50 MD and PhD degrees, authored nearly 700 papers in peer review journals, and written more than 120 chapters in books and monographs. I am Deputy Editor of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. Currently I am Guidelines Director of the European Respiratory Society, having previously chaired the Publications Committee. I am an emeritus NIHR Senior Investigator, and Chief Investigator in a £4.64 million Wellcome Strategic Award.