Neil C. Thomson

Department of Respiratory Medicine, University of Glasgow, United Kingdom


Neil C. Thomson is a Professor of respiratory medicine at the University of Glasgow and the Head of the Department of Respiratory Medicine within the Division of Immunology, Infection, and Inflammation, and an Honorary Consultant at Gartnavel General Hospital, Glasgow, UK. He graduated from the University of Glasgow, UK and undertook postgraduate training in Glasgow, UK and McMaster University, Canada. He is a Former Member of the Committee for Safety of Medicine and a Former Chair of the Scientific Committee of the British Lung Foundation and of the National Asthma Campaign Therapy Working Group. He is a recipient of the Tenovus Margaret Maclellan Award for his contribution to the fields of respiratory disorders within Scotland. He has coedited several textbooks on asthma and COPD. His current research interests include corticosteroid insensitivity in smokers with asthma, biomarkers in asthma and COPD, and assessment of novel treatments for asthma.

Biography Updated on 23 December 2009

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