Professor Keir Lewis
Professor of Respiratory Medicine (COPD)
Telephone: (01792) 295505

Areas of Expertise

  • smoking cessation
  • COPD biomarkers and technologies

Publications

  1. et. al. Effect of Home Noninvasive Ventilation With Oxygen Therapy vs Oxygen Therapy Alone on Hospital Readmission or Death After an Acute COPD Exacerbation. 317(21), 2177
  2. & A pilot study using metagenomic sequencing of the sputum microbiome suggests potential bacterial biomarkers for lung cancer. PLOS ONE 12(5), e0177062
  3. & Development of an algorithm for determining smoking status and behaviour over the life course from UK electronic primary care records. BMC Medical Informatics and Decision Making 17(1)
  4. The metabolomic detection of lung cancer biomarkers in sputum. Lung Cancer 94, 88-95.
  5. & Metagenomic Sequencing of the Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease Upper Bronchial Tract Microbiome Reveals Functional Changes Associated with Disease Severity. PLOS ONE 11(2), e0149095

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Teaching

  • PMCM01 Cardiovascular Medicine

    This module aims to explore the causes, risk factors and treatment of cardiovascular disease: the biggest cause of death in the UK. It will develop students┬┐ knowledge of the many key factors that contribute to this enormous healthcare issue. It will also demonstrate to students how each risk area is assessed and also the links between the individual risks.

Supervision

  • Evaluation of smoking cessation strategies in lung cancer patients: developing a tailored and specialist service (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Hayley Hutchings
    Other supervisor: Prof Keir Lewis
  • Utilising a Prudent Healthcare approach in improving outcomes in COPD (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Keir Lewis
    Other supervisor: Prof Hayley Hutchings
  • Untitled (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Keir Lewis
    Other supervisor: Dr Sharon Williams
  • An observational trial comparing the acuracy of digital breast tomosynthesis verus synthetic 2D Mammograms in women attending breast clinic (current)

    Student name:
    MD
    Other supervisor: Dr Richard Hugtenburg
    Other supervisor: Prof Keir Lewis