Pierre-Régis Burgel received in 2022 an ERS Mid-Career Gold Medal in Cystic Fibrosis.
Mid-Career Gold medals honor exceptional researchers who have an excellent track record and the potential for further outstanding developments in a specific field of respiratory medicine.
ERS is the largest scientific and clinical organization in respiratory medicine in Europe. It prioritizes science, education and advocacy in order to promote lung health, alleviate suffering from disease and drive standards for respiratory medicine globally.
This year ERS celebrates 30 years of recognizing the excellence, contributions, and involvement of members within the society. Annually, ERS presents an array of prestigious awards to acknowledge scientific merit and engagement within the ERS by honoring exceptional members for their exemplary achievements and potential for further outstanding developments in all respiratory areas and within the society.
Pierre-Régis Burgel is Professor of Respiratory Medicine at Université Paris Cité, France, and co-leader of Team “Pulmonary and systemic immune responses during acute and chronic bacterial infections”. He is a senior consultant at the Respiratory Medicine Department of Cochin Hospital in Paris and is the national coordinator of the French Cystic Fibrosis Reference Centre Network (47 CF centres). He is vice-president of the French Cystic Fibrosis Society and associate editor of The Journal of Cystic Fibrosis. He currently serves as a member of the Scientific Committee of the ECFS Patient Registry.