Dr Robert NivenMBChB, MRCP, FRCP,MD, MFOM, BSc

Senior Lecturer in Respiratory Medicine

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Biography

Dr Niven leads one of 4 centres developing the severe asthma, national database programme, with a severe asthma network including, Belfast, Leicester and London – Brompton as collaborators. Other centres are being incorporated if a planned MRC bid is successful.

Dr Niven continues to support the Occupational Lung disease programme as well, performing research in cotton and endotoxin exposed workers, and supporting the National group for Occupational respiratory disease (GORDS).

Finally Dr Niven collaborates in primary care and epidemiological stuidies on asthma and has recently published on the protective effect of BCG vaccination at birth on the prevalence of childhood respiratory disease.

Qualifications

BSC Med Sci St Andrews University 1981

MBChB Manchester Univeraty 1984

MRCP (UK) 1988

FRCP June 2001

MD Manchester University 1994

MFOM June 1996 (AFOM 1992)

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