Imperial College London

DR ANDRE F S AMARAL

Faculty of MedicineNational Heart & Lung Institute

Lecturer
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7594 7940a.amaral Website

 
 
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Location

 

G48Emmanuel Kaye BuildingRoyal Brompton Campus

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Summary

 

Summary

Dr Amaral is an epidemiologist at the National Heart and Lung Institute, where he leads a research group whose work focuses on understanding the causes of poor lung function and chronic lung disease in populations around the globe. He is also interested in the mechanisms underlying differences in lung function across ethnic groups and multimorbidity associated with poor lung function. His goal is to contribute to the prevention of chronic lung disease and reduction of mortality worldwide.

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Blog Posts

Blog: Global Respiratory Health

Scientists question the role of solid fuels in common lung disease. Blog: The Surg; September 17, 2017.

COPD - Son of a TB. Blog: Institute of Global Health Innovation; June 17, 2016.

Videos



Chronic airflow obstruction and solid fuels: BOLD study https://dx.doi.org/10.1164/rccm.201701-0205OC

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Amaral AFS, Patel J, Kato BS, et al., 2018, Airflow Obstruction and Use of Solid Fuels for Cooking or Heating BOLD (Burden of Obstructive Lung Disease) Results, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Vol:197, ISSN:1073-449X, Pages:595-610

Amaral AFS, Strachan DP, Burney PGJ, et al., 2017, Female Smokers Are at Greater Risk of Airflow Obstruction Than Male Smokers UK Biobank, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Vol:195, ISSN:1073-449X, Pages:1226-1235

Amaral AFS, Patel J, Gnatiuc L, et al., 2015, Association of pulse wave velocity with total lung capacity: A cross-sectional analysis of the BOLD London study, Respiratory Medicine, Vol:109, ISSN:0954-6111, Pages:1569-1575

Amaral AFS, Coton S, Kato B, et al., 2015, Tuberculosis associates with both airflow obstruction and low lung function: BOLD results, European Respiratory Journal, Vol:46, ISSN:0903-1936, Pages:1104-1112

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