Professor Keir Lewis
Professor of Respiratory Medicine (COPD)
Medicine
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. & The metabolomic detection of lung cancer biomarkers in sputum. Lung Cancer 94, 88-95.
  3. & A pilot study using metagenomic sequencing of the sputum microbiome suggests potential bacterial biomarkers for lung cancer. PLOS ONE 12(5), e0177062
  4. & 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)
  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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Supervision

  • Utilising a Prudent Healthcare approach in improving outcomes in COPD (current)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Hayley Hutchings
    Other supervisor: Prof Keir Lewis
  • Implementation and Evaluation of the National Respiratory Education Programme (current)

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

    Student name:
    MD
    Other supervisor: Prof Keir Lewis
    Other supervisor: Dr Richard Hugtenburg
  • ''Evaluation of smoking cessation strategies in lung cancer patients: developing a tailored and specialist service'' (awarded 2018)

    Student name:
    PhD
    Other supervisor: Prof Keir Lewis
    Other supervisor: Prof Hayley Hutchings