Professor John Henderson

Professor John Henderson

MD,ChB(Manc), FRCP

Professor of Paediatric Respiratory Medicine

Oakfield House
Oakfield Grove

Alternative Contact: (0117) 342 8329
Telephone Number: (0117) 3310071

List of publications (links to IRIS publications database)

Current research and interests


Personal profile

John is a Reader in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine.  His background is in clinical paediatrics and he has trained in paediatric respiratory medicine, neonatal medicine and paediatric intensive care.  His early research career was based around physiology of the respiratory system in children and infants.  For the past decade, his main research interests have been centred on the epidemiology of asthma and allergy in children, working with the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents & Children (ALSPAC).  He also has a major clinical role in the assessment and treatment of children with neuromuscular diseases and has recently developed a research programme in the evaluation of respiratory muscle function in this group of young people.  He has been the Deputy Editor of Archives of Disease in Childhood and is the Co-Editor of Respiratory Disorders in Forfar & Arneil’s Textbook of Pediatrics.  He is currently a Co-Director of the ALSPAC study.