NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Respiratory Health (RESPIRE)

The RESPIRE team

The RESPIRE team includes partners from Bangladesh, India, Malaysia and Pakistan.

RESPIRE group photo September 2017
RESPIRE team members at the Edinburgh Meeting, September 2017

Partners

Name Key affiliation Role Country RESPIRE role
Professor Shams El Arifeen  

Maternal and Child Health Division (MCHD), International Centre for Diarrhoeal Disease Research, Bangladesh (icddr,b)

Senior Director and Senior Scientist Bangladesh Lead: Platform III
Professor Abdullah H. Baqui  

Projahnmo Research Foundation

Scientific Adviser

Bangladesh  
Professor Samir Saha Child Health Research Foundation Executive Director Bangladesh Lead: Programme 1
Dr GM Monsur Habib  Bangladesh Primary Care Respiratory Society President Bangladesh  
Professor Rita Isaac

Rural Unit for Health and Social Affairs, Christian Medical College, Vellore

Director India  
Dr Sanjay Juvekar Vadu Rural Health Program, King Edward Memorial Hospital Research Centre (KEMHRC) Pune Officer in charge India  
Dr Sundeep Salvi     Chest Research Foundation, Pune Director India  
Professor Ee Ming Khoo Department of Primary Care Medicine, University of Malaya Professor Malaysia Lead: Programme 2
Associate Professor Sazlina Shariff Ghazali Department of Family Medicine, Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Putra Associate Professor Malaysia  
Professor Tabish Hazir   

Pakistan Institute of Medical Sciences

Maternal Neonatal and Child Health Research Network (MNCHRN)

Professor (Retd) & Head of Pediatrics

Principal Investigator

Pakistan Lead: Platform II
Dr Osman Yusuf      Allergy and Asthma Institute Chief Consultant Pakistan  

UK

Name Department Institution RESPIRE role
Professor Aziz Sheikh

Usher Institute

The University of Edinburgh Director
Professor Harry Campbell Usher Institute The University of Edinburgh Co-Director
Professor Debby Bogaert MRC Centre for Inflammation Research The University of Edinburgh  
Dr Kathrin Cresswell Usher Institute The University of Edinburgh  
Professor Steve Cunningham Child Life and Health The University of Edinburgh  
Professor David Dockrell MRC Centre for Inflammation Research The University of Edinburgh  
Monica Fletcher   Education for Health Sustainability/scability
Professor Liz Grant Global Health Academy The University of Edinburgh Sustainability/scability
Professor Brian McKinstry Usher Institute The University of Edinburgh  

Professor Andrew Morris

Health Directorate

The University of Edinburgh / Scottish Government

Sustainability/scability

Professor Harish Nair

Usher Institute The University of Edinburgh Lead: Programme 1

Professor John Norrie

Edinburgh Clinical Trials Unit

The University of Edinburgh

Lead: Platform III

Dr Bright Nwaru

Usher Institute

The University of Edinburgh

 

Professor Hilary Pinnock

Usher Institute

The University of Edinburgh

Lead: Programme 2

Professor Dave Robertson

Usher Institute

The University of Edinburgh

 

Professor Igor Rudan

Usher Institute

The University of Edinburgh

Lead: Platform II

Professor Jürgen Schwarze

Child Life and Health

The University of Edinburgh

Paediatric work overview

Dr Colin Simpson

Usher Institute

The University of Edinburgh

 

Professor Devi Sridhar

Usher Institute

The University of Edinburgh

Lead: Platform I

Andy Stoddart

Usher Institute

The University of Edinburgh

 

Professor David Weller

Usher Institute

The University of Edinburgh

Adult work overview

Siân Williams

 

International Primary Care Respiratory Group

Lead: Platform I

Dr Allison Worth

Edinburgh Clinical Research Facility

The University of Edinburgh

 

Professor Moira Whyte

MRC Centre for Inflammation Research

The University of Edinburgh

 

Professor Sir Alimuddin (Ali) Zumla

Division of Infection and Immunity

University College London