Don Urquhart M.D., MRCPCH

Consultant in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine, Royal Hospital for Sick Children

Dr Don Urquhart is a Consultant and Honorary Senior Lecturer in Paediatric Respiratory and Sleep Medicine at the Royal Hospital for Sick Children in Edinburgh where he is CF centre director. He trained in respiratory paediatrics at the Royal Brompton and Great Ormond Street Hospitals in London, UK and at the Mater Children's Hospital, Brisbane, Australia. He gained an MSc for research into toll-like receptor polymorphisms in CF, and was awarded an MD (University College London) following research into the relationship of sleep hypoxia and measures of inflammation in children with CF. He has a number of peer-reviewed publications, as well as national and international presentations in various areas of paediatric respiratory medicine, including asthma, CF and sleep medicine. He acts as a reviewer for a number of international journals and is a member of the exercise working group of the European Cystic Fibrosis Society.