ERS Science Council

The Science Council leads ERS’s science-related activities. Science is a key pillar of the Society.

About

The Science Council aims to contribute to the advancement of science in respiratory medicine through a range of activities including fellowship opportunities, scientific conferences and seminars, clinical research collaborations (CRCs), clinical practice guidelines and other ERS official scientific documents.

Objectives
  • Share the latest scientific research through conferences and seminars.
  • Support the development of clinical guidelines, statements and technical standards.
  • Support the respiratory research community and provide our members with access to research opportunities.

Council members

Christopher E. Brightling - profile image
Christopher E. Brightling
Science Council Chair

Declaration of Interests

Declaration of Interests of Christopher E. Brightling

Annual Declaration of Interest 2020-2021

1 - Personal interests

Regular Paid Consultancy Work
CompanyAreaProductAmount of funds received*
Novartis, Chiesi, 4DPharmaAirways DiseaseNot product specificD
Sanofi/Regeneron, TEVAAirways DiseaseNot product specificD
GSK, Genentech/RocheAirways DiseaseNot product specificD
BI, Mologic, Gossamer, AZ/MedImmuneAirways DiseaseNot product SpecificD
Shionogi, CSL BehringAirways DiseaseNot product specificC
Personal Benefits

None

Personal Travel Grants or expenses for conferences etc.

None

Shares in any Relevant Companies (excluding mutual funds)

None

2 - Non-Personal interests

None

3 - Other Interests that may be seen as potential conflicts

None

4 - Tobacco-Industry related Conflicts of Interests

No. I declare that I have not been full or part time employee of, paid consultant or advisor to /received a grant from the tobacco industry at any time after 1.1.2000, for any project or programme.


*Funds Code Legend
ABCD
less than € 1'000€ 1001 - € 5'000€ 5'001 - € 20'000more than € 20'000
Louise E. Donnelly - profile image
Louise E. Donnelly
Fellowship and Awards Director

Declaration of Interests

Declaration of Interests of Christopher E. Brightling

Annual Declaration of Interest 2020-2021

1 - Personal interests

Regular Paid Consultancy Work
CompanyAreaProductAmount of funds received*
Novartis, Chiesi, 4DPharmaAirways DiseaseNot product specificD
Sanofi/Regeneron, TEVAAirways DiseaseNot product specificD
GSK, Genentech/RocheAirways DiseaseNot product specificD
BI, Mologic, Gossamer, AZ/MedImmuneAirways DiseaseNot product SpecificD
Shionogi, CSL BehringAirways DiseaseNot product specificC
Personal Benefits

None

Personal Travel Grants or expenses for conferences etc.

None

Shares in any Relevant Companies (excluding mutual funds)

None

2 - Non-Personal interests

None

3 - Other Interests that may be seen as potential conflicts

None

4 - Tobacco-Industry related Conflicts of Interests

No. I declare that I have not been full or part time employee of, paid consultant or advisor to /received a grant from the tobacco industry at any time after 1.1.2000, for any project or programme.


*Funds Code Legend
ABCD
less than € 1'000€ 1001 - € 5'000€ 5'001 - € 20'000more than € 20'000
Reinoud Gosens - profile image
Reinoud Gosens
Conference and Research Seminars Director

Declaration of Interests

Declaration of Interests of Christopher E. Brightling

Annual Declaration of Interest 2020-2021

1 - Personal interests

Regular Paid Consultancy Work
CompanyAreaProductAmount of funds received*
Novartis, Chiesi, 4DPharmaAirways DiseaseNot product specificD
Sanofi/Regeneron, TEVAAirways DiseaseNot product specificD
GSK, Genentech/RocheAirways DiseaseNot product specificD
BI, Mologic, Gossamer, AZ/MedImmuneAirways DiseaseNot product SpecificD
Shionogi, CSL BehringAirways DiseaseNot product specificC
Personal Benefits

None

Personal Travel Grants or expenses for conferences etc.

None

Shares in any Relevant Companies (excluding mutual funds)

None

2 - Non-Personal interests

None

3 - Other Interests that may be seen as potential conflicts

None

4 - Tobacco-Industry related Conflicts of Interests

No. I declare that I have not been full or part time employee of, paid consultant or advisor to /received a grant from the tobacco industry at any time after 1.1.2000, for any project or programme.


*Funds Code Legend
ABCD
less than € 1'000€ 1001 - € 5'000€ 5'001 - € 20'000more than € 20'000
Maarten van den Berge - profile image
Maarten van den Berge
CRC Director

Declaration of Interests

Declaration of Interests of Christopher E. Brightling

Annual Declaration of Interest 2020-2021

1 - Personal interests

Regular Paid Consultancy Work
CompanyAreaProductAmount of funds received*
Novartis, Chiesi, 4DPharmaAirways DiseaseNot product specificD
Sanofi/Regeneron, TEVAAirways DiseaseNot product specificD
GSK, Genentech/RocheAirways DiseaseNot product specificD
BI, Mologic, Gossamer, AZ/MedImmuneAirways DiseaseNot product SpecificD
Shionogi, CSL BehringAirways DiseaseNot product specificC
Personal Benefits

None

Personal Travel Grants or expenses for conferences etc.

None

Shares in any Relevant Companies (excluding mutual funds)

None

2 - Non-Personal interests

None

3 - Other Interests that may be seen as potential conflicts

None

4 - Tobacco-Industry related Conflicts of Interests

No. I declare that I have not been full or part time employee of, paid consultant or advisor to /received a grant from the tobacco industry at any time after 1.1.2000, for any project or programme.


*Funds Code Legend
ABCD
less than € 1'000€ 1001 - € 5'000€ 5'001 - € 20'000more than € 20'000
Nicolas Roche - profile image
Nicolas Roche
Guidelines Director

Declaration of Interests

Declaration of Interests of Christopher E. Brightling

Annual Declaration of Interest 2020-2021

1 - Personal interests

Regular Paid Consultancy Work
CompanyAreaProductAmount of funds received*
Novartis, Chiesi, 4DPharmaAirways DiseaseNot product specificD
Sanofi/Regeneron, TEVAAirways DiseaseNot product specificD
GSK, Genentech/RocheAirways DiseaseNot product specificD
BI, Mologic, Gossamer, AZ/MedImmuneAirways DiseaseNot product SpecificD
Shionogi, CSL BehringAirways DiseaseNot product specificC
Personal Benefits

None

Personal Travel Grants or expenses for conferences etc.

None

Shares in any Relevant Companies (excluding mutual funds)

None

2 - Non-Personal interests

None

3 - Other Interests that may be seen as potential conflicts

None

4 - Tobacco-Industry related Conflicts of Interests

No. I declare that I have not been full or part time employee of, paid consultant or advisor to /received a grant from the tobacco industry at any time after 1.1.2000, for any project or programme.


*Funds Code Legend
ABCD
less than € 1'000€ 1001 - € 5'000€ 5'001 - € 20'000more than € 20'000
Niki Ubags - profile image
Niki Ubags
Early Career Members Committee

Declaration of Interests

Declaration of Interests of Niki Ubags

Annual Declaration of Interest 2020-2021

1 - Personal interests

Regular Paid Consultancy Work

None

Personal Benefits

None

Personal Travel Grants or expenses for conferences etc.

None

Shares in any Relevant Companies (excluding mutual funds)

None

2 - Non-Personal interests

None

3 - Other Interests that may be seen as potential conflicts

None

4 - Tobacco-Industry related Conflicts of Interests

No. I declare that I have not been full or part time employee of, paid consultant or advisor to /received a grant from the tobacco industry at any time after 1.1.2000, for any project or programme.


*Funds Code Legend
ABCD
less than € 1'000€ 1001 - € 5'000€ 5'001 - € 20'000more than € 20'000
Andrew Bush - profile image
Andrew Bush
Guidelines Director Elect

Declaration of Interests

Declaration of Interests of Andrew Bush

Annual Declaration of Interest 2020-2021

1 - Personal interests

Regular Paid Consultancy Work

None

Personal Benefits

None

Personal Travel Grants or expenses for conferences etc.

None

Shares in any Relevant Companies (excluding mutual funds)

None

2 - Non-Personal interests

None

3 - Other Interests that may be seen as potential conflicts

None

4 - Tobacco-Industry related Conflicts of Interests

No. I declare that I have not been full or part time employee of, paid consultant or advisor to /received a grant from the tobacco industry at any time after 1.1.2000, for any project or programme.


*Funds Code Legend
ABCD
less than € 1'000€ 1001 - € 5'000€ 5'001 - € 20'000more than € 20'000
Martin Kolb - profile image
Martin Kolb
Chief Editor of the European Respiratory Journal

Declaration of Interests

Declaration of Interests of Andrew Bush

Annual Declaration of Interest 2020-2021

1 - Personal interests

Regular Paid Consultancy Work

None

Personal Benefits

None

Personal Travel Grants or expenses for conferences etc.

None

Shares in any Relevant Companies (excluding mutual funds)

None

2 - Non-Personal interests

None

3 - Other Interests that may be seen as potential conflicts

None

4 - Tobacco-Industry related Conflicts of Interests

No. I declare that I have not been full or part time employee of, paid consultant or advisor to /received a grant from the tobacco industry at any time after 1.1.2000, for any project or programme.


*Funds Code Legend
ABCD
less than € 1'000€ 1001 - € 5'000€ 5'001 - € 20'000more than € 20'000
James Chalmers - profile image
James Chalmers
Deputy Chief Editor of the European Respiratory Journal

Declaration of Interests

Declaration of Interests of Andrew Bush

Annual Declaration of Interest 2020-2021

1 - Personal interests

Regular Paid Consultancy Work

None

Personal Benefits

None

Personal Travel Grants or expenses for conferences etc.

None

Shares in any Relevant Companies (excluding mutual funds)

None

2 - Non-Personal interests

None

3 - Other Interests that may be seen as potential conflicts

None

4 - Tobacco-Industry related Conflicts of Interests

No. I declare that I have not been full or part time employee of, paid consultant or advisor to /received a grant from the tobacco industry at any time after 1.1.2000, for any project or programme.


*Funds Code Legend
ABCD
less than € 1'000€ 1001 - € 5'000€ 5'001 - € 20'000more than € 20'000
Alyn H. Morice - profile image
Alyn H. Morice
Chief Editor of ERJ Open Research

Declaration of Interests

Declaration of Interests of Andrew Bush

Annual Declaration of Interest 2020-2021

1 - Personal interests

Regular Paid Consultancy Work

None

Personal Benefits

None

Personal Travel Grants or expenses for conferences etc.

None

Shares in any Relevant Companies (excluding mutual funds)

None

2 - Non-Personal interests

None

3 - Other Interests that may be seen as potential conflicts

None

4 - Tobacco-Industry related Conflicts of Interests

No. I declare that I have not been full or part time employee of, paid consultant or advisor to /received a grant from the tobacco industry at any time after 1.1.2000, for any project or programme.


*Funds Code Legend
ABCD
less than € 1'000€ 1001 - € 5'000€ 5'001 - € 20'000more than € 20'000
Woo-Jung Song - profile image
Woo-Jung Song
Deputy Chief Editor of ERJ Open Research

Declaration of Interests

Declaration of Interests of Andrew Bush

Annual Declaration of Interest 2020-2021

1 - Personal interests

Regular Paid Consultancy Work

None

Personal Benefits

None

Personal Travel Grants or expenses for conferences etc.

None

Shares in any Relevant Companies (excluding mutual funds)

None

2 - Non-Personal interests

None

3 - Other Interests that may be seen as potential conflicts

None

4 - Tobacco-Industry related Conflicts of Interests

No. I declare that I have not been full or part time employee of, paid consultant or advisor to /received a grant from the tobacco industry at any time after 1.1.2000, for any project or programme.


*Funds Code Legend
ABCD
less than € 1'000€ 1001 - € 5'000€ 5'001 - € 20'000more than € 20'000
Yochai Adir - profile image
Yochai Adir
Chief Editor of the European Respiratory Review

Declaration of Interests

Declaration of Interests of Andrew Bush

Annual Declaration of Interest 2020-2021

1 - Personal interests

Regular Paid Consultancy Work

None

Personal Benefits

None

Personal Travel Grants or expenses for conferences etc.

None

Shares in any Relevant Companies (excluding mutual funds)

None

2 - Non-Personal interests

None

3 - Other Interests that may be seen as potential conflicts

None

4 - Tobacco-Industry related Conflicts of Interests

No. I declare that I have not been full or part time employee of, paid consultant or advisor to /received a grant from the tobacco industry at any time after 1.1.2000, for any project or programme.


*Funds Code Legend
ABCD
less than € 1'000€ 1001 - € 5'000€ 5'001 - € 20'000more than € 20'000
Craig Wheelock - profile image
Craig Wheelock
Director of Scientific Relations with the EU

Declaration of Interests

Declaration of Interests of Andrew Bush

Annual Declaration of Interest 2020-2021

1 - Personal interests

Regular Paid Consultancy Work

None

Personal Benefits

None

Personal Travel Grants or expenses for conferences etc.

None

Shares in any Relevant Companies (excluding mutual funds)

None

2 - Non-Personal interests

None

3 - Other Interests that may be seen as potential conflicts

None

4 - Tobacco-Industry related Conflicts of Interests

No. I declare that I have not been full or part time employee of, paid consultant or advisor to /received a grant from the tobacco industry at any time after 1.1.2000, for any project or programme.


*Funds Code Legend
ABCD
less than € 1'000€ 1001 - € 5'000€ 5'001 - € 20'000more than € 20'000
ERS Assembly Heads - profile image
ERS Assembly Heads
All ERS Assembly Heads are also members of the Science Council.

Hilary Pinnock
Leo Heunks
Catherine Greene
Winfried Randerath
Omar S. Usmani
Charlotte Suppli Ulrik
Marielle W.H. Pijnenburg
Stefano Elia
Martijn A. Spruit
Eva Polverino
Jan van Meerbeeck
Venerino Poletti
Marion Delcroix
Jouke Annema


ERS Assembly HeadsDeclaration of Interests

Declaration of Interests of Andrew Bush

Annual Declaration of Interest 2020-2021

1 - Personal interests

Regular Paid Consultancy Work

None

Personal Benefits

None

Personal Travel Grants or expenses for conferences etc.

None

Shares in any Relevant Companies (excluding mutual funds)

None

2 - Non-Personal interests

None

3 - Other Interests that may be seen as potential conflicts

None

4 - Tobacco-Industry related Conflicts of Interests

No. I declare that I have not been full or part time employee of, paid consultant or advisor to /received a grant from the tobacco industry at any time after 1.1.2000, for any project or programme.


*Funds Code Legend
ABCD
less than € 1'000€ 1001 - € 5'000€ 5'001 - € 20'000more than € 20'000

Working Groups

Fellowships and Awards Working Group

Louise Donnelly, UK (Chair)
Hans-Jürgen Hoffmann, Denmark
Sylvia Cohen-Kaminsky, France
Judith Garcia, Spain
Claudia Kuehni, Switzerland
Argyrios Tzouvelekis, Greece
Nicolas Reynoird, France
Mirela Ciontu, Romania
Debbie Bogaert, UK
Oriol Sibila, Spain
Lorenzo Guglielmetti, France
Niki Ubags, Switzerland
Cristina Ardura-Garcia, Switzerland
Barbara Crossley, UK
Giovanni Sotgiu, Italy
Sophia Schiza, Greece
Aleksandra Szczepankiewicz, Poland
Georgia Hardavella, Greece
Richard Lee, UK
Pilar Cedujo Ramos, Spain


Clinical Research Collaborations Working Group

Maarten van den Berge, Netherlands (Chair)
Ian Adcock, UK
Nicolas Roche, France
Giovanni Sotgiu, Italy
Stefano Aliberti, Italy
Andreas Guenther, Germany
James Paton, UK
Konstantinos Kostikas, Greece
Andre Nyberg, Sweden
Joanna Pepke-Zaba, UK
Joanna Chorostowska, Poland
Begüm Ergan, Turkey


Guidelines Working Group

Nicolas Roche, France (Chair)
Andrew Bush, United Kingdom
Anne Chang, Australia
Joanna Chorostowska-Wynimko, Poland
Markus Fally, Denmark
Delia Goletti, Italy
Merel E. Hellemons, Netherlands
Gabor Kovacs, Austria
Jean-Louis Pépin, France
Lara Pisani, Italy
Sophia Schiza, Greece
Florence Schleich, Belgium
Daiana Stolz, Switzerland
Sara Tomassetti, Italy
Maarten van den Berge, Netherlands
Wouter van Geffen, Netherlands