MD, DMSc, PhD
Bo Chawes received his medical degree from the University of Copenhagen in 2005 and finished his PhD in 2010 entitled: “Allergic vs. non-allergic disease: A study of gene-environment-phenotype interactions in 6-year-old high-risk rhinitis children” at COPSAC. Bo finished his DMSc in 2016 thesis entitled: “Low-Grade Disease Activity in Early Life Precedes Childhood Asthma and Allergy“.
Bo is affiliated with COPSAC as senior researcher and his research focus is on early markers for development of asthma, allergy and eczema from the 1100 children enrolled in the COPSAC birth cohort studies. Congenitallung function and bronchial hyperreactivity and inflammation markers in cord blood, urine and exhaled air in healthy one month old children is the basis for most of his studies.
Bo has received several prestigiousawards for his research: In 2010 he was awarded the Danish Birgit & Svend Igor Pock-Steen Award and in 2012 the German Klosterfrau Research Award for Airway Diseases in Childhood. In 2014, Bo received an Early-career award from the American Thrasher Research Foundation, which supports clinical pediatric research.
Bo is supervisor for several medical and PhD students.