Alex Horsley M.A., MBChB, Ph.D., MRCP

Clinician Scientist

Dr Horsley trained at the Universities of Cambridge and Edinburgh. He is a clinical academic at the University of Manchester and consultant at the Manchester Adult Cystic Fibrosis Centre (c.450 patients). He is academic lead for the CF Centre where he leads a programme of basic science and clinical research as part of The University of Manchester NIHR Biomedical Research Centre in Respiratory Medicine. His main work focusses on novel technologies and clinical applications for lung clearance index (LCI), how this relates to clinical outcomes and imaging, and encompasses all age groups from infants to adults. He is deputy director of the NIHR Manchester Clinical Research Facility at Wythenshawe Hospital, and leads a wide range of clinical trials in CF from phase 1 onwards. Dr Horsley has contributed to national policy on CF medications, to international guidelines on multiple breath washout, and is chief editor and author of the Oxford University Press Handbook on CF.