Imperial College London

ProfessorEricAlton

Faculty of MedicineNational Heart & Lung Institute

Chair in Gene Therapy
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7594 7937e.alton

 
 
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Assistant

 

Miss Samia Soussi +44 (0)20 7594 7980

 
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Location

 

Emmanuel Kaye BuildingRoyal Brompton Campus

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Summary

 

Summary

Eric Alton is Professor of Gene Therapy and Respiratory Medicine, National Heart & Lung Institute, Imperial College London and Honorary Consultant Physician, Royal Brompton Hospital

Professor Alton was educated at Jesus College, Cambridge and Westminster Medical School and subsequently undertook six years of general medical training.  Over the last fifteen years, he has been involved in developing gene therapy for cystic fibrosis and angiogenesis, including three clinical trials.

Professor Alton coordinates the UK CF Gene Therapy Consortium which brings together the three centres in the UK (Edinburgh and Oxford Universities and Imperial College), including approximately 80 clinicians and scientists focused on this problem.

 

Publications

Journals

Davies J, Alton E, Simbo A, et al., 2019, Training dogs to differentiate Pseudomonas aeruginosa from other cystic fibrosis bacterial pathogens: not to be sniffed at?, European Respiratory Journal, Vol:54, ISSN:0903-1936

Bayfield KJ, Horsley A, Alton E, et al., 2019, Simultaneous sulfur hexafluoride and nitrogen multiple-breath washout (MBW) to examine inherent differences in MBW outcomes, Erj Open Research, Vol:5, ISSN:2312-0541

Conference

Edmondson C, Westrupp N, Brownlee K, et al., 2019, DOES HOME MONITORING OF CHILDREN WITH CF IMPACT DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY LEVELS IN THEIR PARENTS? RESULTS FROM THE CLIMB-CF FEASIBILITY STUDY, WILEY, Pages:S405-S405, ISSN:8755-6863

Waller MD, Harman K, Bayfield KJ, et al., 2019, OPPORTUNISTIC ASSESSMENT OF UPPER AND LOWER AIRWAY ELECTROPHYSIOLOGY AND LUNG FUNCTION IN CYSTIC FIBROSIS, WILEY, Pages:S163-S163, ISSN:8755-6863

Saleh A, Griesenbach U, Alton E, et al., 2019, ASSAY DEVELOPMENT FOR A FIRST-IN-MAN LENTIVIRUS GENE THERAPY TRIAL FOR CYSTIC FIBROSIS, WILEY, Pages:S358-S358, ISSN:8755-6863

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