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Special Issue: Bronchiectasis - The forgotten epidemic

Call for papers

BMC Pulmonary Medicine is pleased to announce the release of "Bronchiectasis: The forgotten worldwide epidemic", a special issue, which aims to bring attention to one of the most neglected respiratory diseases of modern times.  The thematic series is guest edited by Dr Sanjay Chotirmall and Dr James Chalmers.

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Announcement: We are recruiting new Associate Editors

We are recruiting new Associate Editors to join our international editorial board, helping to provide expertise on a wide range of different subject disciplines.

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Featured article: Pneumonia-related morbidity and mortality after lung transplantation

Bacterial respiratory infections are one of the major complications following lung transplantation, contributing to increased morbidity and mortality rates among recipients.  This study explores the epidemiology and outcomes for patients developing bacterial respiratory infections during the post-operative period.


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Aims and scope

BMC Pulmonary Medicine is an open access, peer-reviewed journal that considers articles on all aspects of the prevention, diagnosis and management of pulmonary and associated disorders, as well as related molecular genetics, pathophysiology, and epidemiology.


Section Editors

Sanjay Chotirmall, Section Editor

Assistant Professor Sanjay H. Chotirmall graduated from the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland with an honors degree and the college's gold medal in Microbiology. He currently heads the Translational Respiratory Research Group at LKC Medicine, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore and has been on the editorial board of BMC Pulmonary Medicine since 2013.

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