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Ian Pavord

Prof Ian D Pavord MA DM FRCP FERS FMedSci

Professor of Respiratory Medicine at the University of Oxford and Honorary Consultant Physician at the Oxford University Hospitals

Professor Pavord was an honorary Professor of Medicine from 2005 to 2013 at the Institute for Lung Health, Glenfield Hospital, University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. In 2014, he was elected an inaugural Fellow of the ERS and a Fellow of the Academy of Medical science in 2015.

Professor Pavord has a research interest in the clinical aspects of inflammatory airway diseases and has pioneered the use of non-invasive measures of airway inflammation in the assessment of these conditions. He has identified a number of clinically important Withdrawn phenotypes and biomarkers of inflammatory airway disease, and has played a lead role in the clinical development of three of the most promising new treatments for severe airway disease.

Professor Pavord was co-editor of Thorax from 2010 - 2015, Associate Editor of the American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine from 2005 - 2010 and has been Associate Editor of the European Respiratory Journal since 2016. In 2016, he received the 2016 ERS Gold Medal for his research and chaired the 2017 Lancet Commission on asthma.