Dennis Wat

Liverpool Heart and Chest Hospital

Dennis Wat, MD, obtained his undergraduate degree (MB BCh) in 1998 in Cardiff, UK. In 2007, he was awarded an MD from the University of Cardiff where he researched the impact of respiratory viruses in cystic fibrosis (CF). In 2009, he was appointed as Respiratory Consultant in the Adult CF Unit at Papworth Hospital, Cambridge, UK. In 2012, he moved to Liverpool, UK to join the respiratory community and Liverpool Adult CF services. Apart from CF, Dr. Wat has vast experience in the management of COPD, bronchiectasis, asthma and oxygen therapy in the management of chronic lung diseases. He has published widely in pulmonary medicine, including papers in peer-reviewed journals and book chapters. He is a principal investigator in a number of clinical trials.

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Cystic Fibrosis in the Light of New Research provides the latest research and clinical evidence that will be useful for clinicians, scientists and researchers to further their knowledge around this fascinating condition. The authors have brought along their expertise and wealth of knowledge to produce this book, including the basic science that underlies the disease, the burden of bacterial and viral infections, immunologic aspects of CF, a variety of clinical measurements to predict prognosis and novel therapies including gene therapy. This book will be invaluable and entertaining for anyone who is involved in the care of patients with cystic fibrosis.

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