ERS | monograph Guest Editors James D. Chalmers James D. Chalmers is GSK/British Lung Foundation Professor of Respiratory Research and Honorary Consultant Respiratory Physician at the University of Dundee/Ninewells Hospital (Dundee, UK). He runs a regional specialist clinic for over 600 patients with bronchiectasis and is coordinator of the ERN Lung core network for bronchiectasis. His research group investigates clinical and translational aspects of respiratory infections in bronchiectasis and other difficult airways diseases and he has published widely on different aspects of the disease. He is Chair of EMBARC (European Multicentre Bronchiectasis Registry Audit and Research Collaboration) and chaired the 2017 European Bronchiectasis Guidelines. He is Deputy Chief Editor of the European Respiratory Journal. In 2017, he won the Patrick Neil Medal from the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE) and the Romain Pauwels award from the European Respiratory Society (ERS) for his contribution to bronchiectasis research. Eva Polverino Eva Polverino is an expert in respiratory infections and leads research into bronchiectasis and cystic fibrosis at Vall d’Hebron University Hospital in Barcelona (Spain). She graduated in Medicine at the University of Naples (Naples, Italy) and went on to specialise in pulmonology at the University of Pisa (Pisa, Italy). After a training period at the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain) focusing on gas exchange, she gained a PhD in cardiopulmonary pathophysiology at the University of Pisa. In 2007, she moved to the Department of Pulmonology at the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona, to work in the field of respiratory infections. She went on to become Senior Investigator at the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona and Associate Professor at the University of Barcelona (Barcelona, Spain). Eva Polverino is an active member of several respiratory societies: the European Respiratory Society (ERS), the American Copyright ©ERS 2018. Print ISBN: 978-1-84984-097-2. Online ISBN: 978-1-84984-098-9. Print ISSN: 2312-508X. Online ISSN: 2312-5098. x
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