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, MacSweeney R, Reddy K, et al., 2021, Trans-epithelial nasal potential difference in patients with, and at risk of acute respiratory distress syndrome, Thorax, ISSN:0040-6376

Davies J, Martin I, Kenna D, et al., 2021, Variability in bacteriophage and antibiotic sensitivity in serial Pseudomonas aeruginosa isolates from cystic fi-brosis airway cultures over 12 months, Mircoorganisms

Coates M, Alton E, Rapeport W, et al., 2021, Pseudomonas aeruginosa induces p38MAP kinase-dependent IL-6 and CXCL8 release from bronchial epithelial cells via a Syk kinase pathway, Plos One, Vol:16, ISSN:1932-6203

Conference

Alton EW, Boyd A, Davies JC, et al., 2020, TOWARDS A FIRST-IN-HUMAN TRIAL WITH A PSEUDOTYPED LENTIVIRUS, WILEY, Pages:S224-S224, ISSN:8755-6863

Edmondson C, Westrupp N, Wallenburg J, et al., 2020, MONITORING LUNG FUNCTION OF YOUNG PEOPLE WITH CF AT HOME: IS IT RELIABLE? RESULTS FROM THE CLIMB-CF STUDY, WILEY, Pages:S290-S290, ISSN:8755-6863

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