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Charlotte Bolton

Clinical Professor of Respiratory Medicine, Faculty of Medicine & Health Sciences




Researcher of chronic respiratory disease, mainly COPD, with a focus on extrapulmonary manifestations and the role of pulmonary rehabilitation/ exercise. Global health with active collaborations in Nepal.

PI of C FIND COPD, Co-I on the BEACON COPD and previously of several large consortia including MRC/ABPI COPD MAP and Technology Strategy Board "ERICA". Other grants from NIHR and pharma.

Researching the persisting symptoms of patients recovering from acute infections including COVID-19 (mechanistic studies, symptom burden (NoRCoRP: PI) and rehabilitation intervention (REMEDY: PI)).

Supervising PhD students.

ORCID link: 0000-0002-9578-2249

Teaching and Learning

  • Respiratory Academic Programme Director for Clinical Academic Trainees;

- External

  • Global Lung Health Group, BTS.
  • Chair of the British Thoracic Society (BTS) COPD Specialist Advisory Group (SAG) 2019 - 2023
  • Taskforce for Lung Health, member 2021-2023
  • European Respiratory Society Task Force: "Longterm Management of Bronchopulmonary Dysplasia" 2017-2019
  • Chair of the BTS Pulmonary Rehabilitation Guideline Development Group 2011-2013
  • Co-chair of the BTS Pulmonary Rehabilitation Quality Standards 2013-2014
  • Royal College Physicians/BTS COPD Pulmonary Rehabilitation Audit Workstream 2013-2018
  • BTS Quality Improvement Advisory Group for Pulmonary Rehabilitation 2015-2018

Research Summary

Research into:


- Global Health

- Exercise and Rehabilitation

- Lung Imaging

- Nepal

- Recovery from acute respiratory infection including COVID-19

- Adults Born Preterm

Selected Publications

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