Meet the EpiCreators

EpiCentral is co-created with the expertise and guidance of global experts; read on to meet our EpiCreators and hear from them why they are excited about EpiCentral.  

EpiCentral mission statement

EpiCentral, a scientific and medical education platform, aims to establish the central role of the epithelium in inflammatory disease and advance understanding of the role of the epithelium in disease pathobiology.  

EpiCentral is intended for healthcare professionals and is sponsored and developed by Amgen and AstraZeneca. The platform will drive the understanding of epithelial science through a number of engaging resources and scientific activities and look to support future research in this area. 

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Professor Christopher Brightling, PhD, FMedSci

Clinical Professor of Respiratory Medicine, University of Leicester and Glenfield Hospital

Leicester, UK

Professor Celeste Porsbjerg, MD, PhD

Professor of Severe Asthma, Bispebjerg Hospital

Copenhagen, Denmark

Professor Gianni Marone, MD

Professor of Medicine, School of Medicine and Surgery, University of Naples Federico II

Naples, Italy

Professor Louis-Philippe Boulet, MD, FRCPC

Professor of Medicine, Department of Medicine, Laval University

Québec, Canada

Professor Bruce Levy, MD

Division Chief, Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Division, Brigham and Women’s Hospital

Boston, USA