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.

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