Prof. Ian Adcock Imperial College London, UK

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Biography

Ian Adcock is Professor of Respiratory Cell & Molecular Biology at the National Heart and Lung Institute, a division of Imperial College London. He received his undergraduate and Doctoral training at the University of London and worked as a post-doctoral Fellow in Edinburgh and London before joining Professor Peter J... read moreBarnes to examine glucocorticoid actions in the lung in 1990. Professor Adcock's main research focus is on the regulation of the inflammatory mechanisms underlying severe asthma and COPD and understanding the causes of relative glucocorticoid insensitivity in patients with these diseases. Recent work has focused on how epigenetic changes may regulate these processes. He is one of the most highly cited scientists in the Respiratory field in Europe and has funding from the MRC, BBSRC, EPSRC, EU IMI and the Wellcome Trust.