Imperial College London

ProfessorSebastianJohnston

Faculty of MedicineNational Heart & Lung Institute

Asthma UK Clinical Chair
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7594 3764s.johnston

 
 
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Assistant

 

Mr Christophe Tytgat +44 (0)20 7594 3849

 
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Location

 

343Norfolk PlaceSt Mary's Campus

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Summary

 

Awards

  • Director MRC & Asthma UK Centre in Allergic Mechanism of Asthma for 5 years, 2011
  • Asthma UK Clinical Professor for 5 years, 2011
  • Deputy Director MRC & Asthma UK Centre in Allergic Mechanism of Asthma for 1 year, 2010
  • European Research Council Advanced Investigator for 4 years, 2009
  • NIHR Senior Investigatorfor 4 years, 2009
  • European Respiratory Paediatric Respiratory Society - Research in Europe - 25,000SK

External Positions

  • Lead applicant & Co-ordinator, National Heart and Lung Institute - LUNG MRC Studentships, 2000 - 2003
  • Board member, Respiratory Disorders Advisory Board for F1000 Medicine Reports, 2008
  • Council Member, Council Member European Respiratory Society, European Respiratory Society, 2005 - 2007
  • Member Executive Committee, Member Executive Committee European Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology, European Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology, 2005 - 2009
  • Section Head, Section Head (non US) 'Respiratory Infections' Faculty of 1000 Medicine, 2003
  • Steering member, Head Respiratory Infections Workgroup, member of Steering Committee,Site leader, BIOAIR EU Multicentre Study, BIOAIR, 2001
  • Board member, Asthma Section, European Academy ofAllergology and Clinical Immunology, European Academy ofAllergology and Clinical Immunology, 2003 - 2009
  • Chair, Respiratory Infections Group, European Respiratory Society, European Respiratory Society, 2001 - 2005
  • Deputy Director, MRC & Asthma UK Centre in Allergic Mechanisms of Asthma, MRC & Asthma UK Centre, 2009
  • Council Member, Royal Society of Medicine, Clinical Immunology & Allergy Section, Royal Society of Medicine, 2008
  • Council Member, Council Member British Society of Allergy & Clinical Immunology, British Society of Allergy & Clinical Immunology, 2006 - 2009
  • Member, British Thoracic Society Research Committee, British Thoracic Society, 2005 - 2009
  • Council Member, Council Member British Thoracic Society, British Thoracic Society, 2002 - 2010
  • Member, National Asthma Campaign Early Life Task Force, 2002 - 2008
  • Director, NHS Research & Development St Mary’s NHS Trust, St Mary’s NHS Trust, 2001 - 2006
  • Lead applicant & Co-ordinator, National Heart and Lung Institute-LUNG MRC Studentships, National Heart and Lung Institute, 2000 - 2003
  • Research Coordinator, Respiratory Medicine, NHS R&D St Mary’s, St Mary's NHS Trust, 1999
  • Data & Safety Monitoring Committee Centocor T26 study, Centocor, 2008 - 2009
  • Netherlands Genomics Initiative Virgo Consortium review committee, 2006 - 2006
  • Asthma UK Basic Asthma Research Strategy: Infections & Immunity, Asthma UK, 2005 - 2006
  • St Mary’s NHS Trust Research & Development Committee, St Mary’s NHS Trust, 2001 - 2006
  • A member, Steering Committee - Research Center on Asthma and COPD, Ferrara, Italy, 2012
  • Board member, European Research Council Physiology, Pathophysiology and Endocrinology Board member, European Research Council, 2009
  • A member, European Research Council referees panel member, European Research Council, 2008 - 2013
  • Allergic Rhinitis & its Impact on Asthma (ARIA) Advisory Committee, 2008
  • A member, Netherlands Genomics Initiative Virgo Consortium review committee, 2006 - 2006
  • A member, American Academy of Asthma Allergy & Immunology Infections & Asthma Committee, American Academy of Asthma Allergy & Immunology Infections, 2006
  • A member, Data & Safety Monitoring Committee, Centocor T03 study, Centocor, 2005 - 2007
  • A member, WHO Review on Impact of Air pollution on Children's Health, WHO, 2003 - 2004
  • A member, Medical Research Council Experimental Medicine 2 Panel, Medical Research Council, 2007 - 2008
  • A member, UK Respiratory Research Strategy Committee, 2006
  • A member, Medical Research Council Experimental Medicine Panel, Medical Research Council, 2005 - 2009
  • A member, British Thoracic Society Research Committee, British Thoracic Society, 2005 - 2009
  • A member, Medical Research Council Clinical Trials Cross Board Subgroup, Medical Research Council, 2005 - 2007
  • A member, Imperial College NHS Research and Governance Liaison Committee, Imperial College NHS Trust, 2004 - 2006
  • A member, International Congress on Exacerbations of Airway Disease, 2009 - 2009
  • A member, II World Asthma & COPD Forum, 2009 - 2009
  • A member, CIS Congress of Allergology and Immunology, 2009 - 2009
  • A member, Scientific Committee of the XIX World Congress of Asthma, 2008 - 2008
  • A member, International Congress on Exacerbations of Airway Disease, 2007 - 2007
  • A member, British Thoracic Society Science & Research Committee, British Thoracic Society, 2007 - 2010
  • A member, Scientific Advisory Board of International Congress on Exacerbations of Airway Disease, International Congress on Exacerbations of Airway Disease, 2007 - 2007
  • A member, Scientific Advisory Committee of International Congress on Respiratory Viruses, International Congress on Respiratory Viruses, 2007 - 2007
  • A member, Scientific Committee of Congrès National d’Asthme et d’Allergie, Congrès National d’Asthme et d’Allergie, 2006
  • A member, Scientific Advisory Committee of International Symposium on Respiratory Viral Infections, International Symposium on Respiratory Viral Infections, 2003
  • A member, Scientific Programme Committee for European Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology, European Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology, 2001 - 2005
  • A member, Scientific Advisory Committee of International Congress on Respiratory Viruses, International Congress on Respiratory Viruses, 2005 - 2005
  • A member, Scientific Programme Committee European Respiratory Society, European Respiratory Society, 2001 - 2005
  • A member, Scientific Programme Committee European Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology, European Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology, 2005 - 2005
  • Director, NHS Research & Development St Mary's NHS Trust, 2001 - 2004
  • Member, MRC Physiological Medicine and Infections Board, Medical Research Council, 2003 - 2004
  • Head, Respiratory Infections & Allergy Group, European Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology, 2001
  • Chair, Respiratory Infections Group, European Respiratory Society, 2001
  • Member, NIH/NIAID Virus Therapeutic Evaluation Units Review Committee, 2001
  • Member, NIH/NIAID Clinical Antiviral Study Group Review Committee, 2001
  • Member, International Symposium on Respiratory Viral Infections Scientific Advisory Committee, 2001 - 2002
  • Member, National Asthma Campaign Scienctific Committee, 1999 - 2002
  • Member, BMA HC Roscoe Fellowship Assessor, 1998
  • Member, European Lung Foundation Scientific, 2000 - 2002
  • Member, NHS Trust Imperial College R&D Liaison, 2001 - 2004
  • Member, Pharmacia Allergy Research Foundation International Scientific Board, 2002 - 2004
  • Member, NHLI Divisional Advisory Group, 2002
  • Member, NHLI Respiratory Research Committee, 2002
  • Member, NIH/NIAID Respiratory Pathogens Review, 2003
  • Member, WHO Initiative for Vaccine Research Review Panel, 2003
  • Member, MRC Physiological Systems & Clinical Sciences Board, 2004 - 2007
  • Chair, NHS Trust R & D Peer Review, 2001 - 2006
  • Chair, NHS Trust Special Trustees Research Grants Committee, 2001 - 2006
  • Chair, NIAID/NIH Respiratory Pathogens Review, 2003
  • Member, Steering Committee, Respiratory Infections & Allergy Group, European Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology, 2001 - 2005
  • Board Member, Chair for Asthma Section, European Academy of Allergology & Clinical Immunology, 2005 - 2009

Membership of Professional Bodies

  • American Academy of Asthma, Allergy and Immunology, 2002
  • European Academy of Allergology and Clinical Immunology, 2001
  • British Society of Allergy and Clinical Immunology, 2000
  • Association of Physicians of Great Britain and Ireland, 2000
  • American Thoracic Society, 1995
  • European Respiratory Society, 1992
  • British Thoracic Society, 1988
  • British Medical Association, 1982

Industrial Connections

  • GSK, Consultant

Fellowships

  • Fellow, Royal College of Physicians

Editorial Boards

  • F1000 Research Editorial Advisory Group
  • BMJ
  • The Open Allergy Journal
  • The Clinical Respiratory Journal
  • The Open Respiratory Medicine Journal
  • Expert Review of Respiratory Medicine
  • Current Respiratory Medicine Reviews
  • Faculty of 1000 Medicine - Head of Respiratory Infections
  • Clinical and Experimental Allergy, Member, 2001
  • Current Opinion in Pharmacology, Member, 2000
  • Encyclopaedia of Respiratory Medicine, Member, 2001
  • Thorax, Member, 2000