Prof. Ronald Eccles
Director of Common Cold Centre, Cardiff School of
Biosciences, Cardiff University (UK)
Professor Ronald Eccles established the Common Cold Centre at Cardiff University in 1988, which today is known worldwide as a centre of excellence for clinical trials on new treatments for common colds and flu. He has acted as a principal investigator on over 100 clinical trials. His research focuses on the understanding and measuring the symptoms of upper airway diseases—cough, blocked nose, sore throat, runny nose and sneezing.
As primary or co-author of more than 250
scientific publications, he has exceptional expertise on the scientific
background of conventional and also of alternative cold therapies.