Professor Mike Silverman

Emeritus Professor of Child Health

Contact details

Office: Room 523, RKCSB, LRI

Telephone:(+44) (0)116 252 3261

E-mail: ms70@le.ac.uk

Research

  • Asthma and the different phenotypes of airway disease in young children, including natural history and response to interventions; techniques include analysis of inflammatory processes through to epidemiology and clinical trials.
  • Publications

Selected Recent Publications

Narayanan M, Beardsmore CS, Owers-Bradley J, Dogaru CM, Mada M, Ball I, Garipov RR, Kuehni CE, Spycher BD, Silverman M. Catch-up alveolarization in ex-preterm children: evidence from 3He magnetic resonance. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2013;Mar 14 [Epub ahead of print]

Dogaru CM, Strippoli MP, Spycher BD, Frey U, Beardsmore CS, Silverman M, Kuehni CE. Breastfeeding and lung function at school age: does maternal asthma modify the effect? Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2012;185(8):874-80

Narayanan M, Owers-Bradley J, Beardsmore CS, MAda M, Ball I, Garipov R, Panesar KS, Kuehni CE, Spycher BD, Williams SE, Silverman M. Alveolarization continues during childhood and adolescence: new evidence from helium-3 magnetic resonance. Am J Respir Crit Care Med 2012;185(2):186-91

Moffatt MF, Gut IG, Demenais F, Strachan DP, Bouzigon E, Heath S, Von Mutius E, Farrall M, Lathrop M, Cookson WO: GABRIEL Consortium.  Large-scale, consortium-based genomewide association study of asthma. N Engl J Med 2010;363(13):1211-21

Spycher BD, Silverman M, Kuehni CE. Phenotypes of childhood asthma: are they real? Clin Exp All 2010;40(8):1130-41

Staley KG, Kuehni CE, Strippoli MP, McNally T, Silverman M, Stover C. Properdin in childhood and its association with wheezing and atopy. Pediatr Allergy Immunol 2010;21(4 pt 2):e787-91

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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