Imperial College London


Faculty of MedicineNational Heart & Lung Institute

Professor of Paediatric Allergy



a.custovic CV




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  • European Respiratory Society Maurizio Vignola Gold Medal in Asthma, European Respiratory Society, 2015
  • Keynote Lecture: Nemacolin International Asthma Conference, Nemacolin International Asthma Conference, 2014
  • Distinguished Oration lecture, Indian Academy of Allergy, 2013
  • British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology William Frankland Award, British Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology
  • Cas Motala Memorial Lecture, Allergy Society of South Africa, 2013
  • International Congress of Paediatric Pulmonology: President’s award for distinguished achievements in the understanding of asthma and allergies in children, International Congress of Paediatric Pulmonology, 2013
  • Alain De Weck Memorial Lecture, VI World Asthma and COPD Forum, 2013
  • 22nd James Hutchison's Memorial Lecture, The Hong Kong Paediatric Society, 2012
  • Researcher/Research Team of the Year, University Hospital of South Manchester, 2012
  • Priscilla Piper Memorial Lecture, Royal Society of Medicine, 2011
  • Caspar Weinberg Lecture, South African Thoracic Society and Society of Allergy, 2007

External Positions

  • COVID-19 Agile Panel member, Medical Research Council’s COVID-19 Agile Panel, MRC, 2020
  • Peer Review College member, UK Research and Innovation Future Leaders Fellowships (UKRI FLF) programme Peer Review College (PRC), UKRI, 2018
  • Board member, Medical Research Council Population and Systems Medicine Board, Medical Research Council, 2017


Editorial Boards

  • The Lancet Child and Adolescent Health, International Advisory Board, 2017
  • Pediatric Allergy and Immunology, Editorial Board, 2017
  • Pediatric Respirology and Critical Care Medicine, International Advisory Board, 2017
  • American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine, Associate Editor, 2017 - 2022
  • Pulmonary Therapy, Editorial Board, 2016
  • Frontiers in Medicine, Review Editor, Pulmonary Medicine Section, 2016