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Prof. Alyn Morice: the etiology, diagnosis and treatment of cough

Authors: Betty Zhang


Prof. Alyn Morice (Figure 1) is the Professor of Respiratory Medicine, Head of Medicine, Hull York Medical School, University of Hull.
Professor Morice qualified at Cambridge University and after House jobs in London, he undertook research (MD) into the pharmacology of asthma at St Mary’s Hospital. As Clinical Lecturer at Addenbrooke’s Hospital, Professor Morice developed his interest in cough, demonstrating cough hypersensitivity caused by ACE inhibitors. In 1989 Professor Morice was appointed as Senior Lecturer in Sheffield developing a Pulmonary Vascular service and the first UK Cough Clinic. In 1998 Professor Morice was appointed to the Foundation Chair in Respiratory Medicine in Hull University (now part of Hull York Medical School). He has led the European Respiratory Society and British Thoracic Society Taskforces on Cough.