Antoni Torres Martí

Department of Pulmonology and Respiratory Allergy, Clinical Institute of Thorax, Hospital Clínic of Barcelona, University of Barcelona, Spain

Antoni Torres is currently Professor of Medicine at the Faculty of Medicine, University of Barcelona, Spain; Chief of the Respiratory Intensive Care Unit of Hospital Clínic of Barcelona and Coordinator of all ICUs at the Clinic Thorax Institute of Hospital Clínic of Barcelona. He is the Director of 33 PhD programmes, is currently participating in 10 European Union projects and has participated in 30 research projects supported by public fundings. His previous appointments include Head of the Department of Pneumology and Respiratory Allergy of the Hospital Clínic of Barcelona (2004–2010).

Professor Torres has received many awards for scientific achievement, the most recent the Murray Kornfeld award by the ACCP for his contribution to research in the respiratory field.

In addition, he is Associate Editor of several journals including European Respiratory Journal, Thorax, Intensive Care Med, BMC infectious Diseases and Seminars in Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. He is also on the editorial board of many journals including the American Journal of Respiratory, Critical Care, Chest, Critical Care Medicine and Journal of COPD. The Professor has also authored or co-authored 470 original articles and 190 book chapters.