Felix Herth Back

CMO, Thoraxklinik, University of Heidelberg, Germany

Professor Felix Herth, Thoraxklinik Heidelberg, Germany, graduated from the University of Freiburg, Germany, in 1990. He has been Head of the Department of Internal Medicine, Pulmonology and Critical Care Medicine at Thoraxklinik, Heidelberg, since 2004, and CEO and CMO of Thoraxklinik, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, since 2015.

His research interests include interventional pneumology, end-stage COPD and phenotyping of COPD. His group at Thoraxklinik is one of the world’s leading centres for the development of new minimally invasive endoscopic techniques, and his team initiated several trials on phenotyping of COPD for endoscopic lung volume reduction.

Professor Herth is Editor-in-Chief of Respiration and has served on many major committees, including the European Respiratory Society (ERS), the American College of Chest Physicians (ACCP) and the German Society of Pneumology (DGP). He published more than 500 peer-reviewed articles and several books. He has also received numerous awards, including a Research Awards from ERS, CTS, ACCP and DGP.