Stephen Holgate MD DSc CSc FRCP FRCPath FIBiol FBMS FMed Sci CBE is MRC Clinical Professor of Immunopharmacology at the University of Southampton School of Medicine and Honorary Consultant Physician at Southampton University Hospital Trust. He is also chair of the MRC’s Populations and Systems Medicine Board. Specialising in respiratory medicine, he is the author of over 800 peer-reviewed papers and contributions to scientific journals and editor of major textbooks on asthma and rhinitis. He is Co-Editor of Clinical and Experimental Allergy, Associate Editor of Clinical Science and on the editorial board of 25 other scientific journals.
Professor Holgate is a past Censor of the Royal College of Physicians of England and Member of Council, past President of the Society for Allergy and Clinical Immunology and former National Director for Clinical Trials in the National Health Service and Research & Development Director of the Wessex Regional health Authority. He was a founder Fellow of the Academy of Medical Sciences in 1998.