Respiratory research leader elected as Fellow


Centenary Institute Deputy Director and Director of the Centenary UTS Centre for Inflammation, Professor Phil Hansbro has been elected as a Fellow of the European Respiratory Society (ERS).

The Fellow of ERS award recognises excellence in contributions to research, education and clinical leadership in respiratory medicine.

“The European Respiratory Society is one of the leading respiratory health organisation’s globally and I’m extremely proud to have been recognised with this honour,” said Professor Hansbro.

“I look forward to acting as an ERS ambassador and providing my input as a Fellow in support of the Society’s ongoing mission to promote lung health in order to alleviate suffering from disease,” he said.

Professor Hansbro will be formally introduced as a Fellow at the virtual ERS International Congress, taking place in September, 2020.

Further information on the award can be found here.

Latest News

Gut microbiome link to deadly lung disease

Research has shown for the first time a link between chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, an often fatal lung condition, and the gut microbiome.

How the humble sea sponge helped scientists unravel a 700 million-year-old mystery of evolution

Researchers have discovered the existence of an ancient genetic code conserved over 700 million years of evolution.

New understanding of how proteins operate

A ground-breaking discovery by Centenary Institute scientists shines new light on the nature of proteins and how they exist and operate in the human body.


News Topics



Sign up for our latest News