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Stefano Aliberti
Stefano Aliberti is Associate Professor in Respiratory Medicine
at the University of Milan and consultant at the Policlinico
Hospital in Milan (Italy). His major clinical and research
interests are in chronic and acute respiratory infections. He
started working on CAP in the mid-2000s at the University of
Louisville (KY, USA) as an investigator of the
Community-Acquired Pneumonia Organization (CAPO) and
member of the Community-Acquired Pneumonia Inflammatory
Study Group (CAPISG). He has extensively published clinical
and translational research papers on CAP, especially in the field
of antimicrobial resistance, and was awarded the Young
Researcher Award in Respiratory Infections from the European
Respiratory Society (ERS) in 2007.
In recent years he has been heavily involved in bronchiectasis
research, leading the largest non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis clinic
in Italy. He co-founded the European Bronchiectasis Registry
(EMBARC), and is the Director of the Italian Bronchiectasis
Registry and the Italian Registry of Pulmonary Non-tuberculous
Stefano Aliberti has published over 130 articles on respiratory
infections over the past 10 years. He is an Associate Editor of
ERJ Open Research and BMC Pulmonary Medicine. He has been
involved in the ERS, as Secretary of the Respiratory Infections
Group, and Secretary and now Head of the Respiratory
Infections Assembly.
James D. Chalmers
James D. Chalmers is Clinical Senior Lecturer and Honorary
Consultant at the University of Dundee (UK). He trained in
Glasgow and Edinburgh (UK), performing his PhD studies at
the Medical Research Council (MRC) Centre for Inflammation
Research studying the immunology of bronchiectasis. His
research and clinical interests are in respiratory infections,
including bronchiectasis, COPD and CAP.
Copyright ©ERS 2017. Print ISBN: 978-1-84984-083-5. Online ISBN: 978-1-84984-084-2. Print ISSN: 2312-508X. Online ISSN: 2312-5098. vii
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