The ERS Excellence Award for Research in Cystic Fibrosis to the recipient. This award grants €7,500 to one awardee who is both a researcher and is pursuing an active research project in Cystic Fibrosis Science and Medicine. This prize is financially supported by Vertex.
Professor Scott Bell
Professor Scott Bell is Executive Director – Research, MNHHS; Executive Director – Heart and Lung Stream and a Senior Physician of the Adult Cystic Fibrosis Centre at TPCH where he has worked since 1996.
He is currently the Editor-in-Chief of The Journal of Cystic Fibrosis. He leads the Lung Bacteria Laboratory at QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute. Scott has peer-reviewed more than 230 publications and has received grant support of more than $16 million over the past ten years.
His research interests include the CF microbiology, acquisition pathways for human infection and has a long history of supporting multi-disciplinary research. He has been PI on numerous pivotal CFTR modulator trials and is global PI on a novel approach to combination therapies for CFTR correction.
The ceremony for the ERS Excellence Award for Research in Cystic Fibrosis will take place during 'Future of cystic fibrosis care: insights from the Lancet Commission', taking place on Sunday 29 September, 2019 from 14.45 to 16.45 2019 in Hall 9D