ERS | monograph Guest Editors Paolo Palange Paolo Palange is currently Full Professor of Respiratory Medicine at the Sapienza University of Rome (Rome, Italy) and Head of the Division of Internal Medicine and Pulmonary Medicine, Adult Cystic Fibrosis programme at Policlinico Umberto I Hospital (Rome, Italy). He qualified in Medicine at the Sapienza University School of Medicine and trained in internal medicine pulmonology in Rome and at the Indiana School of Medicine (Indianapolis, IN, USA). His main clinical fields of interest are COPD, cystic fibrosis, idiopathic arterial pulmonary hypertension and asthma. Paolo Palange is active in research in the field of CPET in respiratory (COPD, idiopathic arterial pulmonary hypertension, cystic fibrosis) and cardiovascular diseases (chronic heart failure). He has had more than 150 original papers published and has contributed to several book chapters. He has also been involved in a number ERS scientific activities, among them all of the European Respiratory Society (ERS) Task Force documents and ERS Monographs on cardiopulmonary exercise testing and clinical exercise testing. He has organised several ERS courses on clinical exercise testing. He has also been actively involved in the HERMES (Harmonised Education in Respiratory Medicine for European Specialists) education programme for the ERS. Paolo Palange was Head of the ERS’s Assembly for clinical physiology and integrative biology, and was Chair of the ERS School. He has acted as co-Editor of the first and second editions of the ERS Handbook of Respiratory Medicine and was a recipient of the ERS Educational Award. Pierantonio Laveneziana Pierantonio Laveneziana is Pulmonologist and Associate Professor of Physiology at Sorbonne Université and the University Hospital ‘Pitié-Salpêtrière’ in Paris, France. He is Director of the Dyspnoea and Exercise programme at the Respiratory Department of the University Hospital ‘Pitié-Salpêtrière’ and at the research unit UMRS 1158 at Sorbonne Université. Copyright ©ERS 2018. Print ISBN: 978-1-84984-095-8. Online ISBN: 978-1-84984-096-5. Print ISSN: 2312-508X. Online ISSN: 2312-5098. vi https://doi.org/10.1183/2312508X.10017818
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