ERS Excellence Award for Research in Cystic Fibrosis

Presented to: Marcus Mall Financially supported by Vertex

The ERS Excellence Award award offers a €7,500 research grant to the recipient and recognises an awardee who is both a researcher and pursuing an active research project in cystic fibrosis science and medicine.

Marcus Mall

Marcus A. Mall is Professor and Director of the Department of Pediatric Pulmonology, Immunology & Intensive Care Medicine and CF Center at the Charité – University Medical Center Berlin, Germany, and Professor at the Berlin Institute of Health (BIH). He graduated from the University of Freiburg Medical School and trained at the universities of Freiburg and Heidelberg, Germany, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, USA. Marcus Mall is board certified in Paediatrics, Paediatric Pulmonology, Allergy and Infectious Diseases. He is a Fellow of ERS (FERS), serves on the Editorial Board of the European Respiratory Journal (ERJ) and Program Planning Committee of the North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference (NACFC). In 2011, Marcus Mall was one of the founding directors of the German Center for Lung Research (DZL), where he continues to serve as coordinator of the CF research program. Marcus Mall’s research focus is on the pathogenesis and development of novel diagnostic approaches and therapeutic strategies for CF lung disease. His research team uses an interdisciplinary translational research strategy, integrating basic research in model systems with cohort studies and early phase clinical trials, to improve our understanding of CF lung disease and the translation of research results and novel therapies into the clinic.

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