It is with deepest sorrow that we inform you the passing of our dearest friend, Lawrence Grouse, on Friday, June 10, 2016 in Seattle, Washington, United States of America. Prof. Lawrence Grouse served as associate Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Thoracic Disease (JTD) since 2012. He started International COPD Coalition (ICC) Column in JTD and provided tremendous support to the development of our journal. He was our colleague, our mentor and an inspiration to us. He will be greatly missed by all of us.
An Obituary Notice – Prof. Lawrence Grouse, MD, PhD, 1946-2016