Respiratory Paediatrician, University of Leicester
Dr Gaillard is an associate professor at the University of Leicester and a respiratory paediatrician. He leads the paediatric respiratory service based at University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust. Between 2017 and 2021 he chaired a European Respiratory Society Task Force to produce clinical practice guidelines for children aged 5 to 16 years published earlier this year (Gaillard E 2021, ERJ). He is the paediatric advisor on the British Thoracic Society Asthma Specialist Advisory Committee. Dr Gaillard’s other research interests are technology supported asthma monitoring, severe asthma and deep phenotyping including breathomics and the role of fungi in severe asthma.