UCL Division of Medicine


ERS award winners 2022 - Congratulations to Professor Rachel Chambers!

31 August 2022

Congratulations to Professor Rachel Chambers, Respiratory Medicine, for her ERS Lifetime Achievement Award in Basic and Translational Sciences

Professor Rachel Chambers

Rachel C. Chambers is Professor of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology and Director of the Centre for Inflammation and Tissue Repair (CITR) within the Division of Medicine at UCL.
She has had a longstanding research interest aimed at elucidating the signalling pathways and transcriptional networks underlying the development of lung inflammation and fibrosis.
Rachel has published over 130 articles in peer-reviewed journals and has held senior academic leadership positions, including serving as Vice-Dean for Innovation & Enterprise for the UCL Faculty of Medical Sciences (2013 to 2021) and has served as ERS Lung Science Conference and Seminars Director (2016 to 2019). Rachel is currently Deputy Editor of Thorax and Associate Editor of the European Respiratory Review.

I am deeply honoured and grateful to the ERS for this wonderful award. Science is a team sport and this award reflects the academic creativity and hard work of all the wonderful research students, post-docs, fellows and collaborators, I have had the pleasure to work with over many years. Professor Rachel Chambers