Professor, Head of Department of Pediatrics, Policlinico San Pietro, Head of Pediatric Asthma and Cough Centre, Policlinico San Pietro, ITALY

Prof.  Ahmad Kantar MD, PhD, MSc.  is currently Director of the Pediatric Cough and Asthma Center and Head of the Pediatric Unit at Istituti Ospedalieri Bergamaschi, University and Research Hospitals in Bergamo Italy. He was previously Director of High Altitude Pediatric Asthma Center in Misurina and lecturer at the department of Pediatrics and Biochemistry at the University of Ancona and University of Camerino  (Italy).

His main programme of research has focused on the clinical and scientific aspects of chronic cough, asthma  and inhalation therapy in children. He has been a contributor to the European Respiratory Society Cough guidelines.