• IPXIII will take place in September 2021 - Venue to confirmed soon

Speaker

Dr Ian Gilmour

U.S Environmental Protection Agency

Biography

Dr M Ian Gilmour is a Principal Investigator and Chief of the Cardiopulmonary and Immunotoxicology Branch at the U.S Environmental Protection Agency in RTP.    He received an Honors degree in Microbiology from the University of Glasgow, and a Doctorate in Veterinary Science from the University of Bristol.  After post-doctoral work at the John Hopkins School of Public Health and the University of North Carolina, he joined the EPA in 2000. He holds adjunct faculty positions and teaches at the UNC School of Public Health and the Curriculum in Toxicology, and at NC State Veterinary School.  He has published over 100 journal articles and reviews in the field of pulmonary immunobiology where his research focuses on the effect of air pollution chemistry on the development of infectious and allergic lung disease. In addition to EPA’s intramural work he is funded by the U.S. Joint Fire Science Program to study the chemistry and toxicity of wildfire emissions.  He has received numerous awards for his work, has served as elected councillor and president of the SOT Inhalation and Respiratory Specialty Section and is a member of several external scientific advisory committees and journal editorial boards.