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Pr Thomas Similowski, professor in pulmonology, co-founder and scientific committee chair  

Thomas Similowski is a professor of pulmonology in the faculty of medicine at the Sorbonne University in Paris,France, and head of the R3S department at the Pitié-Salpêtrière hospital (France).


He is also the director of the Inserm-Sorbonne University MRSU 1158 research unit.


He has held a number of positions within the pulmonology field both nationally (chair of the French Respiratory Health Research Fund and of the National University Council) and internationally, (European Respiratory Society), as well as at various university teaching hospitals.  

He is a recognized national and international opinion leader in pulmonology. Through his research, he has acquired extensive value-creation experience, featuring as an inventor or co-inventor on a dozen patents, and has been involved in several industry collaborations.


Alongside Dr. Valéry Trosini-Désert, he has been a longstanding contributor to the promotion of treatment education on the use of inhalers for asthma and COPD, which has become the Hephaï project.

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