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Robert Bals
New Content ItemSaarland University, Germany




Dale Tang
New Content ItemAlbany Medical College, United States of America
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Specialisms: Smooth muscle biology, Cytoskeletal regulation, Asthma, Signal transduction,  MicroRNA, Transcriptional regulation




Peter Barnes
New Content ItemImperial College London, UK






Steven An
New Content ItemRutgers-Robert Wood Johnson Medical School, USA
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Specialisms: Asthma, Obstructive Lung Disease, Airway Smooth Muscle, Cell Mechanics, Biophysics, G Protein-Coupled Receptor Signaling and Function


Sureshbabu Angara
New Content ItemNorton Thoracic Institute, Creighton University School of Medicine, USA
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Specialisms: Alveolar epithelial cell cross talk in lung fibrosis, Epigenetic mechanisms and therapeutics in interstitial lung disease, Lung regeneration.

Paolo Bironzo
New Content Item (1)University of Torino, Italy
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Specialisms: Lung cancer, Pleural mesothelioma, Thymic tumors, Immunotherapy, Targeted therapy



Sergio Chiarella
New Content ItemMayo Clinic, USA
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Specialisms: Asthma, Airway epithelium, Biologics



Kuei-Pin Chung
New Content ItemNational Taiwan University College of Medicine, Taiwan
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Specialisms: Pulmonary medicine, Critical care, Sepsis, Acute respiratory distress syndrome


Suzanne Cloonan
New Content ItemTrinity College Dublin, Ireland
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Specialisms: COPD, Macrophage, Alveolar type II epithelial cell, Iron, mitochondria, Basic mechanisms of lung disease

Peisong Gao
New Content ItemJohns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA
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Theodore Kapellos
New Content ItemHelmholtz Zentrum München, Germany
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Specialisms: Myeloid cells, Immunology, Single-cell omics, COPD, Non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis, Asthma



Takemoto Kazuhiro
New Content Item (2)Kyushu Institute of Technology, Japan
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Specialisms: bioinformatics, deep learning, medical image analysis



Stelios Kokkoris
New Content ItemEvangelismos General Hospital of Athens, Greece
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Specialisms: Critical care, Ards, Acute kidney injury, Kidney-lung interaction, Clustering



Victor Laubach
New Content ItemUniversity of Virginia School of Medicine, United States of America
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Specialisms: Acute lung injury, Lung transplant, Ischemia-reperfusion injury, Endothelial barrier, DAMPs, Lung perfusion


Arnaud Mailleux
New Content ItemUniversité Paris Cité, France
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Specialisms: Lung fibrosis, Mesenchymal cells, Cell signalling, Transcription factors

Fabio Perrotta
A person sitting at a desk with a computerDescription automatically generatedUniversity of Campania L. Vanvitelli, Italy
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Specialisms: Interstitial lung disease, Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, Clinical research, COPD

Ilias Siempos
New Content ItemWeill Cornell Medicine, USA
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Specialisms: Acute respiratory distress syndrome; Acute hypoxemic respiratory failure; Acute lung injury; Critical care


Marry Smit, PhD
New Content Item (2)Amsterdam University Medical Center, Netherlands
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Specialisms: Acute respiratory distress syndrome, Acute respiratory failure, Critical care, Lung ultrasound, Quantitative lung imaging

Tao Wang
New Content ItemHuazhong University of Science and Technology, China
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Specialisms: Pulmonary hypertension, Interventional treatment of respiratory diseases


Tilo Winkler, PhD
Massachusetts General Hospital, USA
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Specialisms: Pulmonary imaging, Computed tomography, CT, Positron emission tomography, PET, Mathematical model, Biomedical engineering, Ventilation imaging, Perfusion imaging, Asthma, Mechanical ventilation, ARDS


Jin-Fu Xu
New Content ItemTongji University School of Medicine, China
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Specialisms: Pulmonary infection, Bronchiectasis, COPD

Anny Xiaobo Zhou
New Content ItemBrigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, United States of America
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Specialisms: Lung epithelial repair/regeneration, Cellular metabolism, Respiratory viral infection, Cell-cell communication



Tiago Alfaro, MD, PhD, University of Coimbra, Portugal
Professor Takuya Aoki, MD, PhD, Tokyo Medical University Hachioji Medical Center, Japan
Cristina Ardura-Garcia, MD, PhD, University of Bern, Switzerland
Professor Francesco Blasi, MD, PhD, University of Milan, Italy
Su Bo, MD, Shanghai Pulmonary Hospital, China
Agnes Boots, PhD, Maastricht University, Netherlands
Professor Mario Cazzola, MD, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy
Taylor Cohen, PhD, Medimmune, USA 
Jeanine D'Armiento, MD, PhD, Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons, USA
Olivier Danhaive, MD, University of California San Francisco, USA
Rafael E. de la Hoz, MD, MPH, MSc, ATSF, FACP, FCCP, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, USA
Sara De Matteis, MD, MPH, PhD, Imperial College London, UK
Deepak Deshpande, PhD, Thomas Jefferson University, USA
Marta Drummond, PhD, University of Porto, Portugal
Orianne Dumas, PhD, Inserm, France
Elaine Fuertes, PhD, Imperial College London, UK
Eric Garshick, MD, VA Boston Healthcare System, USA
Andrea Gramegna, MD, University of Milan, Italy
Kathleen Haley,MD, Brigham and Women's Hospital, USA
Søren Helbo Skaarup, MD, PhD, Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark
Professor Marco Idzko, MD, Medical University of Vienna, Austria
Dany Jaffuel, MD, PhD, Regional University Hospital of Montpellier, France
Larry Lands, MD, PhD, McGill University, Canada
Anna Lavizzari, MD, Fondazione IRCCS Cà Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Italy
Mareike Lehmann, PhD, Helmholtz Center Munich, Germany
Micheal Mac Aogain, PhD, St. James's Hospital and Trinity College Dublin, Ireland
Professor Yasuhiko Nishioka, MD, Tokushima University, Japan
Professor Stylianos Orfanos, MD, PhD, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
Victor Ortega, MD, PhD, Wake Forest School of Medicine, USA
Bi-Yun Qian, PhD, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
Professor Giovanni Sotgiu, MD, PhD, University of Sassari, Italy 
Franco Fabio Stellari, PhD, Chiesi Farmaceutici, Italy
Pei Yee Tiew, MBBS, MRCP(UK), FAMS, PhD, Singapore General Hospital, Singapore
Professor David Tingay, MD, The Royal Children’s Hospital, Australia
Sara Tomassetti, MD, Careggi Hospital, Italy
Argyris Tzouvelekis, MD, PhD, University of Patras, Greece
Niki Ubags, PhD, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, Switzerland
Professor Johan Verbraecken, MD, PhD, Antwerp University Hospital, Belgium

Editorial Board
Professor Ian Adcock, PhD, Imperial College London, UK
Chiara Autilio, PhD, Complutense University of Madrid, Spain
Professor Sir Peter Barnes, MD, Imperial College London, UK
Lluis Blanch, MD, Corporacio Sanitària Parc Tauli, Hopsital of Sabadell, Spain
Professor Vito Brusasco, MD, University of Genoa, Italy
Carlos Andres Celis-Preciado, PhD, Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Colombia
Sanjay Haresh Chotirmall, MD, PhD, Lee Kong Chian School of Medicine, Singapore
Professor Marco Confalonieri, MD, University Hospital of Trieste, Italy
Professor Keertan Dheda, PhD, University of Cape Town, South Africa
Martin Donnelley, PhD, Adelaide Medical School, Australia
Professor Isabelle Dupin, PhD, Centre de Recherche Cardio-thoracique de Bordeaux, France
Professor John Engelhardt, PhD, University of Iowa, USA
Professor Emeritus Leonardo Fabbri, MD, University of Modena & Reggio Emilia, Italy
Professor Jeffrey Fredberg, PhD, Harvard University, USA
Professor Edward Gabrielson, MD, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA
Koustav Ganguly, PhD, Karolinska Institutet, Sweden
Thodoris Karampitsakos, MD, PhD, University of South Florida, USA
Yong Chul Lee, PhD, Chonbuk National University Medical School, South Korea
Professor Quan Lu, PhD, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, USA
Professor William MacNee, MD, University of Edinburgh, UK
Michael McGeachie, PhD, Brigham and Women's Hospital, USA
Manlio Milanese, MD, PhD, University of Genoa, Italy
Marc Miravitlles, MD, PhD, Hospital Universitari Vall d'Hebron, Spain
Professor Maria Molina-Molina, MD, PhD, University Hospital of Bellvitge, Spain 
Marco Mura, MD, PhD, Western University, Canada
Professor Nicola Murgia, MD, PhD, Ferrara University, Italy
Paul O'Byrne, PhD, McMaster University, Canada
Professor Francesca Pennati, PhD, Politecnico di Milano, Italy
Francesca Polverino, MD, University of Arizona, USA
Professor David Price, MD, University of Aberdeen, UK
Irfan Rahman, PhD, University of Rochester Medical Center, USA
Professor Paul Reynolds, PhD, Brigham Young University, USA
Sara Rolandsson Enes, PhD, Lund University, Sweden
William Rom, MD, Bellevue Hospital and NYU Langone Medical Center, USA
Yun Michael Shim, MD, University of Virginia, USA
Professor Lidwien Smit, PhD, Utrecht University, The Netherlands
Claudia Staab-Weijnitz, PhD, Helmholtz Zentrum, Germany
Professor Alastair Stewart, PhD,FBPharmSoc, The University of Melbourne, Australia
Professor Robert Stockley, MD, DSc, University Hospital Birmingham, UK
Jie Sun, PhD, Mayo Clinic, USA
Dominic Sykes, MD, Hull University Teaching Hospital NHS Trust, UK
Dimitrios Toumpanakis, MD, PhD, Sotiria Chest Hospital, Greece
Eirini Vasarmidi, MD, PhD, University of Crete, Greece
Xiang Zeng, PhD, Zhejiang Chinese Medical University, China
Zhaozhong Zhu, ScD, Massachussets General Hospital, USA

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