Peter J Barnes

Head of Respiratory Medicine
National Heart & Lung Institute
Imperial College London

Fields of interest: 

Cellular and molecular mechanisms of inflammation

Epigenetic regulation of chronic inflammation

Corticosteroid resistance mechanisms

Transcription factors

Non-invasive biomarkers of inflammation 


Recent publications:

Barnes PJ.
Severe asthma: Advances in current management and future therapy.
J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2012;129:48-59.

Usmani OS, Barnes PJ.
Assessing and treating small airways disease in asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Ann. Med. 2012;44:146-56.

Adcock IM, Caramori G, Barnes PJ.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease and lung cancer: new molecular insights.
Respiration. 2011;81:265-84.

Barnes PJ.
Glucocorticosteroids: current and future directions.
Br. J Pharmacol. 2011;163:29-43.

Barnes PJ.
Pathophysiology of allergic inflammation.
Immunol.Rev. 2011;242:31-50.

Barnes PJ.
Biochemical basis of asthma therapy.
J Biol.Chem. 2011;286:32899-905.

Barnes PJ.
Role of HDAC2 in the pathophysiology of COPD.
Ann Rev Physiol 2009;71:451-64.

Barnes PJ, Adcock IM.
Glucocorticoid resistance in inflammatory diseases.
Lancet 2009;342:1905-17.

Barnes PJ.
Immunology of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Nat Immunol Rev 2008;8:183-92.

Barnes PJ.
Cytokine networks in asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
J Clin Invest 2008;118:3546-56.