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Prof. Kian Fan Chung: neuropathic mechanisms of chronic cough and views on air pollution

Authors: Tina Chu Pei

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Kian Fan Chung (Figure 1), MD, DSc, is Professor of Respiratory Medicine and Head of Experimental Studies at Imperial College London, and Physician at the Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Trust, London, UK. He heads the Asthma Consortium of the NIHR-funded Biomedical Research Unit of the Royal Brompton NHS Trust. He co-leads the IMI-funded EU/EFPIA UBIOPRED project on severe asthma and is also an investigator in the MRC/Asthma UK Centre in Allergic Mechanisms of Asthma, in the MRC-EPA Environment & Health Centre at Imperial/Kings Colleges and in the MRCABPI- funded COPD-MAP Consortium. He is also a senior investigator of the UK National Institute for Health Research.