Professor of Respiratory Medicine
Professor Pavord has a particular interest in asthma, chronic pulmonary disease and chronic cough. He is an internationally renowned researcher in these areas and has played a lead role in developing three of the most promising emerging treatments. He has published 350 scientific papers, including three of the 20 most cited papers in the field in the last 10 years. He has an H-index of 74. His main contribution has been to develop new methods to assess and treat airway inflammation and airway diseases.
He has been joint Chief Medical Advisor to Asthma UK since May 2008 and joint Editor of Thorax since 2010.
in 2016 Professor Pavord was awarded The ERS Gold Medal in Asthma in recognition of his outstanding contribution in the field of asthma research.
Predictive value of blood eosinophils and exhaled nitric oxide in adults with mild asthma: a prespecified subgroup analysis of an open-label, parallel-group, randomised controlled trial.
Pavord ID. et al, (2020), The Lancet. Respiratory medicine, 8, 671 - 680
The Use of Benralizumab in the Treatment of Near-Fatal Asthma: A New Approach
Ramakrishnan S. et al, (2020), American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, 201, 1441 - 1443
Using fractional exhaled nitric oxide to guide step down treatment decisions in patients with asthma: a systematic review and individual patient data meta-analysis.
Wang K. et al, (2020), The European respiratory journal
Anti-IL-4/IL-13 for the treatment of asthma: the story so far.
Moran A. and Pavord ID., (2020), Expert opinion on biological therapy, 1 - 12
Optimal Asthma Control: Time for a New Target.
Beasley R. et al, (2020), American journal of respiratory and critical care medicine