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International Journal of Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease

Dr Russell

Respiratory Medicine, Nuffield Dept of Medicine, University of Oxford, United Kingdom

Dr Russell

Founding Editor: Dr Richard E Russell

Trained at Guy’s Hospital, he further specialized in respiratory medicine at the Royal Brompton Hospital. He completed a PhD as a BLF Research Fellow under the supervision of Professor Peter Barnes. Dr Russell is a Consultant at Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust and is the Clinical Director of the West Hampshire Integrated Respiratory Service, as well as a Senior Clinical Researcher at the Nuffield Dept. of Medicine, University of Oxford.

Dr Russell has interests in obstructive lung disease, particularly pathophysiology of COPD and how patients should be cared for across the primary/secondary care interface. He has been a member of the British Thoracic Society (BTS) Executive, Scientific Committee and the Communications Committee, is active in the British Lung Foundation. As founding editor of the International Journal of COPD (impact Factor 2.9), Dr Russell is keen to increase the awareness of COPD and provide a platform for advances in the understanding of COPD pathology.

As well as being on the editorial board for Geriatric Medicine, Prescriber and The Lung Perspectives, he is a peer reviewer for Thorax, AJRCCM, AJRCMB, APS Lung, and Journal of COPD. Dr Russell also contributes regularly to the BBC and other mainstream media.


Prof. Dr. Bai

Pulmonary Medicine, Shanghai Respiratory Research Institute, Zhongshan Hospital, China (PRC)

Prof. Dr. Bai

Associate Editor for China, East Asia and South East Asia: Chunxue Bai

Chunxue Bai is professor and chair of the Department of Pulmonary Medicine, Zhongshan Hospital, Fudan University. He is also the founder and director of the Shanghai Respiratory Research Institute. Dr Bai serves as Chair for the Chinese Alliance against Lung Cancer, vice president of the Chinese Respiratory Association, and chair of the research committee for the Asian Pacific Society of Respirology (APSR). Dr Bai is the Chief Editor for Translational Respiratory Medicine. He also serves as an international editorial board member for AJRCCM, AJRCMB, Chest and is an associate editor for the Journal of Clinical Bioinformatics. He is the founder and chair of the International Symposium on Respiratory Diseases, which has become one of the largest and leading respiratory conferences in Asia and China.

Dr Bai’s main research interests include COPD, asthma, acute lung injury and lung cancer. His major contributions in COPD include early diagnosis using low-dose CT scan, monitoring and management using cell phone-based remote mobile system and biomarker research. He is the author of over 420 publications in prestigious nationally and internationally renowned peer-reviewed journals and has been invited to write more than 30 chapters in reference books and editorials in journals. Dr Bai has been invited to more than 40 international conferences (ATS, ERS, APSR) and academic institutions throughout the world to present the results of his research to esteemed participants.

Editorial Board

Ashok Arbat, Senior Pulmonologist, Director & Chief , Department of Pulmonology, Ketki Research Institute of Medical Sciences, Nagpur, India; Ex Prof., Jawaharlal Nehru Medical College, Sawangi Wardha, India

Aladin Boriek, Professor of Medicine and Physiology, Pulmonary and Critical Care/Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA

Mario Cazzola, Honorary Professor of Respiratory Medicine, Department of Experimental Medicine and Surgery, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Rome, Italy

Richard Costello, Professor, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, RCSI Education & Research Centre, Beaumont Hospital, Beaumont, Dublin, Ireland

Rajiv Dhand, Professor, Chairman and Associate Dean of Clinical Affairs, Department of Medicine, Graduate School of Medicine, Knoxville, TN, USA

Dennis E. Doherty, Professor of Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of Kentucky Health Care, Lexington, KY, USA

Edward Eden, MD, Professor of Medicine, Division of Pulmonary, Critical Care & Sleep Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine NY, USA.

Mark FitzGerald, Professor of Respiratory Medicine, Co Director Institute for Heart and Lung Health, University of British Columbia.

MeiLan Han, Professor, Department of Internal Medicine; Director Michigan Airways Program, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, USA

Therese Lapperre, Department of Pulmonology, Bispebjerg Hospital, Copenhagen, Denmark

Hwa Mu Lee, Clinical Professor in Medicine, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, University of California at Irvine, USA

William MacNee, Professor and Clinical Director, The Edinburgh Lung and Environment Group Initiative, University of Edinburgh Medical School, Edinburgh, UK

Marc Miravitlles, Pneumology Department, University Hospital Vall d'Hebron, Barcelona, Spain.

Brooke T. Mossman, PhD, University Distinguished Professor, Department of Pathology, University of Vermont College of Medicine, Burlington, VT, USA

Ian Pavord, Professor of Respiratory Medicine, NDM Research Building, University of Oxford, UK

David Price, Professor of Primary Care Respiratory Medicine, University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK; Observational and Pragmatic Research Institute, Singapore

Jennifer K Quint, Reader in Respiratory Epidemiology, National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College London, UK.

Alejandra Ramirez Venegas, COPD and Tobacco Research Department, Instituto Nacional de Enfermedades Respiratorias, Mexico City, Mexico

Paola Rogliani, Associate Professor of Respiratory Medicine, Department of Experimental Medicine, University of Rome Tor Vergata, Italy.

Andrea Rossi, Retired Professor, Pulmonary Unit, University of Verona, Italy

Elizabeth Sapey, Director of NIHR/Wellcome Clinical Research Facility (Adults), Reader (Institute of Inflammation and Ageing), Consultant in Respiratory and General Medicine, University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, UK

Rob Stockley, Director, Lung Immuno Biochemical Research laboratory, Lung Investigation Unit, University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, Birmingham, UK

Arschang Valipour, MD, Assoc. Professor, Head, Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Karl-Landsteiner-Institute for Lung Research and Pulmonary Oncology, Krankenhaus Nord-Klinik Floridsdorf, Vienna, Austria.

Theodoros I. Vassilakopoulos, Professor, Pulmonary & Critical Care Medicine, National & Kapodistrian University of Athens; Director, 3rd Department of Critical Care Medicine, Evgenideio Hospital, Medical School; Consultant Pulmonologist, Laikon Hospital; Adjunct Professor, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada

Jinping Zheng, MD, FCCP, State Key Laboratory of Respiratory Disease, National Clinical Research Center of Respiratory Disease, Guangzhou Institute of Respiratory Disease, First Affiliated Hospital of Guangzhou Medical University, People's Republic of China