Imperial College London

Dr Sara Bonvini

Faculty of MedicineNational Heart & Lung Institute

Academic Visitor



+44 (0)20 7594 8397sara.bonvini10




102Sir Alexander Fleming BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





Bonvini, SJ*, Birrell MA*, Grace MS, Maher SA, Adcock JJ, Wortley MA, Dubuis E, Ching YM ,Ford A.P., Shala F, Miralpeix M, Tarrason G, Smith JA, Belvisi MG. Transient receptor potential cation channel subfamily V member 4 (TRPV4) and airway, sensory afferent activation: role of adenosine triphosphate (ATP) (2016). Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. PMID: 26792207


Belvisi MG, Birrell MA, Khalid S, Wortley MA, Dockry R, Coote J, Holt K, Dubuis E, Kelsall A, Maher, SA, Bonvini S, Woodcock A, Smith JA Neuro-phenotypes in Airway Diseases: insights from translational studies (2016). AJRCCM. PMID: 26741046


Bonvini SJ, Birrell MA, Smith JA, Belvisi MG: Targeting TRP Channels for Chronic Cough: from Bench to Bedside. (2015). Naunyn Schmiedebergs Archives of Pharmacology. PMID:  25572384


Maher SA, Birrell MA, Adcock JJ, Wortley MA, Dubuis ED, Bonvini SJ, Grace MS, Belvisi MG. (2014) Prostaglandin D2 and the role of the DP1, DP2 and TP receptors in the control of airway reflex events. (2014). Eur. Respir. J. PMID: 25323233


Birrell MA., Bonvini SJ; Wortley M; Buckley J; Yew-Booth L., Maher SA; Dale N; Dubuis E; Belvisi MG. (2014). The role of adenylyl cyclase isoform 6 in beta adrenoceptor receptor signalling in murine airways. British Journal of Pharmacology. PMID:  25205328


Baker KE, Bonvini SJ; Donovan C; Foong RE; Han B; Jha A; Shaifta Y; Smit M; Johnson JR; Moir LM. (2014) Novel drug targets for asthma and COPD: lessons learned from in vitro and in vivo models. Pulmonary Pharmacology and Therapeutics. PMID: 24929072


Birrell, M.A., Bonvini, S.J., Dubuis, E., Maher, S.A., Wortley, M.A., Grace, M.S, Raemdonck, K., Adcock, J.J , Belvisi M.G. Tiotropium modulates transient receptor potential V1 (TRPV1) in airway sensory nerves: A beneficial off-target effect? (2014). Journal of Allergy and Clinical Immunology. PMID: 24506933


Kojonazarov B, Luitel H, Sydykov A, Dahal BK, Paul-Clark MJ, Bonvini S, Reed A, Schermuly RT, Mitchell JA. The peroxisome proliferator-activated β/δ agonist GW0742 has direct protective effects on right heart hypertrophy. (2013). Pulmonary Circulation. PMID: 25006409.


Birrell, M.A., Maher, S., Buckley, J., Dale, N., Bonvini, S., Raemdonck, K., Pullen, N., Giembycz, M.A., Belvisi, M.G. (2012). Selectivity profiling of the novel EP2 receptor antagonist, PF-04418948, in functional bioassay systems: atypical interaction with the guinea pig EP2 receptor. British Journal of Pharmacology. PMID: 22747912