New Chair for Breathing Matters’ Jeremy Brown

We are very proud to announce that our very own Jeremy Brown has been made a Professor.  From 1st October 2012, Jeremy will now be known as Professor Brown.

This is a highly deserved honour and I am sure you would like to join Breathing Matters in formally congratulating him.

Professor Brown is a clinician scientist with an interest in respiratory infection.  He trained in medicine inLondon, graduating with honours, and continued his postgraduate medical training in respiratory medicine in a variety ofLondonhospitals.  He completed a PhD in molecular microbiology in 1999 and obtained a prestigious Wellcome Advanced Research Fellowship for further scientific training in the pathogenesis of respiratory infections at ImperialCollegeand theUniversityofAdelaide.

Professor Brown was appointed as a senior lecturer and honorary consultant at UCL and UCLH in 2003, since when he has combined running an internationally respected laboratory investigating Streptococcus pneumoniae and clinical respiratory medicine with a particular expertise in patients with lung infections. He has established new clinical services at UCLH for patients with bronchiectasis and for haematology patients with respiratory complications. 

He was promoted to Reader in 2008, and is a member of the British Thoracic Society specialist advisory group on respiratory infection as well the editorial boards of several clinical and scientific journals.

For more information on Professor Brown’s research, go to: http://www.ucl.ac.uk/slms/people/show.php?UPI=JBROW91