Professor Alan Smyth

 
Name
Professor Alan Smyth
School
School of Medicine, Division of Child Health, Obstetrics and Gynaecology
Tel
+44 (0) 115 823 0612
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Expertise summary

Cystic fibrosis. Clinical trials in children. Chest disease in childhood. Professor Smyth is Director of the Medicines for Children Research Network in the East of England (MCRN-East). Joint editor in chief of the journal Thorax.

Asia Expertise: Clinical trials of intervention that target childhood under nutrition in Asian countries: Completed MRC DfID funded cluster randomised controlled trial of the effect of a specialised microfinance intervention (Rojiroti) on under 5 year old children nutrition. Following on from this project, working on social and anthropological investigations on the mechanisms of this effect. 

Professor Smyth has previous experience of speaking to both the broadcast and print media.

Media credentials

Co-ordinating Editor - Cochrane Cystic Fibrosis & Genetic Disorders Group; Thorax - Joint Editor in Chief

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Professor Alan Smyth 

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