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Professor Michael Loebinger
BM BCh MA FRCP PhD
Respiratory Medicine
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About

Professor Michael Loebinger is a consultant respiratory physician at the Royal Brompton Hospital and Professor of Practice (Respiratory Medicine) at Imperial College.  He is an expert in respiratory diseases with particular interest in respiratory infections, bronchiectasis, primary ciliary dyskinesia, cystic fibrosis, and tuberculosis. 

He is actively involved in research and in 2006, he was awarded a Medical Research Council Clinical Research Training Fellowship. His research looked into the use of adult stem cells in lung disease, and gained significant media attention.  His current research focuses around chronic lung infections, in particular bronchiectasis, Pseudomonas and non-tuberculosis mycobacterial infections and he has helped set up national and European research networks.  He is the recipient of awards from the Royal Society of Medicine, European Respiratory Society, British Thoracic Society, British Association of Lung Research, American Thoracic Society, Medical Research Society and the British Lung Foundation.  He also collaborates with Industry and is global, national and site principal investigator of multicentre international clinical trials. 

Professor Loebinger helps to shape international practice and he co-chaired the National bronchiectasis guidelines and co-wrote the European bronchiectasis guidelines and National non-tuberculous mycobacteria guidelines.  He chaired the British Thoracic Society Specialist Advisory Group for respiratory infections (2013-2016) and is presently secretary of the European Respiratory Society respiratory infection group. 

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Special Interests

  • Respiratory disorders
  • Bronchiectasis
  • Tuberculosis
  • Pulmonary infection
  • Cough
  • Shortness of breath
  • COPD
  • Asthma
  • Cystic fibrosis

Education

Education:

  • BA 1996 Cambridge University
  • BM BCh 1999 Oxford University
  • MA 2000 Cambridge University
  • MRCP 2002 Royal College of Physicians
  • PhD 2009 University College London
  • FRCP 2014 Royal College of Physicians
  • Professor of Practice (Respiratory Medicine) 2018 Imperial College London

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