ERS | monograph Guest Editors David S. Hui David S. Hui is the Stanley Ho Professor of Respiratory Medicine and Director of the Stanley Ho Centre for Emerging Infections Diseases at the Chinese University of Hong Kong (Shatin, Hong Kong). He graduated from the University of New South Wales (Kensington, Australia) in 1985. He then trained in respiratory medicine and sleep medicine in Sydney, Australia. He was heavily involved in the clinical management of patients with SARS at the Prince of Wales Hospital (Shatin, Hong Kong) during the major outbreak in 2003. He served as a World Health Organization (WHO) advisor, reviewing the clinical management of avian influenza A(H5N1) during the early human outbreak in Vietnam in February 2004, and has since been a regular advisor to the WHO on the clinical management of SARIs. He has contributed to WHO treatment guidelines (including those for the influenza A(H5N1) virus in 2007, the influenza A(H1N1) pandemic in 2009, and MERS in 2013) and the WHO training workshop on the clinical management of influenza A(H7N9) and other SARIs in May 2014. He was a member of the urgent WHO missions investigating the outbreaks of MERS in Saudi Arabia and South Korea in 2013 and 2015, respectively. David Hui’s research interests include the clinical management of emerging SARIs, the safety of respiratory therapy in the post-SARS era, the efficacy of medical ward airflow in preventing nosocomial infections, sleep disordered breathing, and common airway diseases. Giovanni A. Rossi Giovanni A. Rossi is the former chief of the Pulmonary and Allergy units and of the Cystic Fibrosis Centre at the G. Gaslini Research Institute and University Hospital (Genoa, Italy) and the former adjunct Professor of Paediatric Pulmonology at the University of Genoa (Genoa). He is now Chief Emeritus at the G. Gaslini Research Institute. Copyright ©ERS 2016. Print ISBN: 978-1-84984-069-9. Online ISBN: 978-1-84984-070-5. Print ISSN: 2312-508X. Online ISSN: 2312-5098. ERS Monogr 2016 72: vii–viii. DOI: 10.1183/2312508X.10008416 vii
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