Prof Andrew Bush

Prof Andrew Bush



Professor of Paediatrics and Head of Section (Paediatrics), Imperial College. Professor of Paediatric Respirology, National Heart and Lung Institute, Royal Brompton Hospital.

His research interests include the invasive and non-invasive measurement of airway inflammation in children, in particular the use of endobronchial biopsy in the management of severe asthma, and also respiratory mass spectrometry. He has raised more than £60 million in peer review grants and donations. He has supervised 32 MD and PhD degrees, authored more than 400 papers in peer review journals, and written more than 80 chapters in books and monographs.

He recently co-edited the 8th Edition of Kendig’s Disorders of the Respiratory Tract in Children, and ‘Cystic Fibrosis in the 21st Century’, a Monograph in the series ‘Progress in Respiratory Research’. He has been Deputy Editor of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine (the highest impact factor respiratory journal, the only Deputy Editor from outside North America), and Head of the Paediatric Assembly of the European Respiratory Society. He is the Joint Editor in Chief of Thorax, the 2nd ranked chest journal in the world, and top-ranked outside North America, the first paediatrician to hold this post. He has served as Associate Editor for Europe for Paediatric Pulmonology.

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