Prof. Pascal Demoly, MD, PhD, is a respiratory physician and allergist, and Professor of Pulmonology and Head of Department at the University Hospital of Montpellier, France.
He was the Vice President for Education & Specialties of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) from 2011–2015, the President of the French Allergy Society from 2010–2012 and is currently chairing the French National Council for Allergology. In addition, he is a member of the editorial board of several national and international medical allergy journals and a member of the French National Academy of Medicine.
In previous years, his research interests have focused on allergy (rhinitis, asthma diagnosis and treatment, allergen immunotherapy and drug allergy) where he has extensive experience of lecturing. He is now building up a research institute gathering resources in epidemiology, public health and advanced mathematics within the University of Montpellier in order to understand, develop integrative and comprehensive models of health strategies, and ultimately prevent the development and aggravation of chronic noncommunicable diseases.
He has published more than 800 articles including more than 500 in international peer-reviewed journals (H-index of over 80 and over 40,000 citations), and he is co-chair of the WHO Collaborating Centre for Classification Scientific Support at the University Hospital of Montpellier.