Prof Dave Singh


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  • Head of airway pharmacology group, using human lung tissue models to study inflammation in asthma and COPD
  • Medical Directorfor early phase clinical trials in the Medicines evaluation unit (MEU)


After graduating in Medicine from Cambridge University, I trained in respiratory medicine and clinical pharmacology. This included an industrial placement for phase 1 experience. I completed an MD at the University of Manchester, and then was appointed as senior lecturer in respiratory pharmacology based in the University Hospital of South Manchester in 2003. My research interests are the pharmacotherapy of Asthma and COPD with studies spanning from basic pharmacology investigations of anti-inflammatory drug action to clinical trials. I am medical director of the Medicines Evaluation Unit performing proof of concept studies in obstructive lung diseases.


BA (Hons) Medical Sciences 2:1 (1989) Cambridge University
MB, B.Chir. (1991) Cambridge University
MA (Hon) (1992) Cambridge University
MRCP (1996)
MD (2002)

Memberships of committees and professional bodies

Member of:-

  • University Of Manchester representative on CHOP (Committee of Heads and Professors of Clinical Pharmacology and Therapeutics)
  • British Pharmacology Society
  • British Association of Lung Research
  • British Thoracic Society
  • Royal College of Physicians
  • American Thoracic Society
  • European Respiratory Society
  • British Society of Immunology 

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