Professor Chris Brightling

Wellcome Senior Research Fellow and Clinical Professor in Respiratory Medicine

Contact details

Secretary:

Office: CS090, Respiratory Medicine, Glenfield Hospital

Telephone: (+44) (0)116 256 3998

Email: ceb17@le.ac.uk

Research

Immunopathogenesis of airway disease namely asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and chronic cough;

Current projects include understanding the interactions between mast cells and airway smooth muscle cells in the development of the asthmatic phenotype, airway smooth muscle migration and remodelling in asthma and COPD.

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Contact Details

Department of Infection, Immunity and Inflammation,
Maurice Shock Medical Sciences Building,
University Road,
Leicester, LE1 9HN, UK 

General enquiries to:
Alison Brown

T:+44 (0)116 252 2951
F:+44 (0)116 252 5030

Postgraduate enquiries to: 
Susan Kapadia (PhD)

Anna Boyce (MSc)

Erasmus and Study Abroad Co-ordinator:

Professor Peter Andrew

T: +44 (0)116 252 2951

Other contact details can be found in People

Head of Department: Professor Andy Wardlaw

Deputy Head of Department: Dr Shaun Heaphy

Respiratory Team Lead: Professor David Cousins

Microbial Sciences Team Lead: TBC

Renal team Lead: Dr Jon Barratt