Professor Lorcan McGarvey
Lorcan McGarvey is Professor of Respiratory Medicine at Queen’s University of Belfast (QUB) and Consultant Respiratory Physician at the Royal Victoria Hospital. He graduated with Honours in Medicine from QUB in 1990 and trained in respiratory medicine in Belfast and Sydney, Australia. He is Lead Clinician for the Northern Ireland Respiratory Clinical Research Network. His main programme of research has focused on clinical and scientific aspects of airways disease and in particular chronic cough, asthma, COPD. He is an Expert member on the European Respiratory Society Cough Task Force and currently serves on the American College of Chest Physicians Cough Guidelines Expert Committee. He leads the recently awarded ERS NEuroCOUGH Clinical Research Consortium. Professor McGarvey has published extensively on airways disease and received grant income from EU (INTERREG Va), MRC, Asthma UK, NC3R, British Heart Foundation, Northern Ireland Chest Heart & Stroke, NI RDO and HEA North-South Programme. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and in 2011 was elected to the Association of Physicians of Great Britain and Ireland.