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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.


Professor Zhang

Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Shanghai General Hospital, Shanghai Jioa Tong University School of Medicine

Professor Zhang

Associate Editor: Professor Min Zhang

Min Zhang, M.D., Ph.D. Senior Pulmonologist, Director and Chief, Department of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Shanghai General Hospital, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, School of Medicine, China.
Professor Min Zhang trained at Shanghai Medical University and China, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, School of Medicine China. Being a research fellow at National Heart and Lung Institute, Imperial College, London for one year. She is now the associate director, Asthma and Allergy Association of Chinese Respiratory Physician Association, Chinese Medical Doctor Association (CMDA) and committee member of Chinese Thoracic Society, Chinese Medical Association (CMA).

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

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, University Hospital Antwerp, and Laboratory of Experimental Medicine and Paediatrics, University of Antwerp.

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

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

Aldo Pezzuto, MD, PhD, Associate Professor of Respiratory Diseases, Department of Cardiovascular and Respiratory Sciences, pulmonologist at Sapienza University, head of the Centre for Smoking Cessation, Pulmonology Unit, S.Andrea Hospital in Roma.

Jennifer K Quint, Professor of 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