Alberto Neder, MD, PhD, DSc, FRCP(C), FERS
SPECIALTY AND TITLE
Respirology – Clinician Scientist, Professor
Kingston Health Sciences Centre
AREA OF RESEARCH
Dr. J Alberto Neder is a respirologist and physician scientist with a broad interest in the field of clinical respiratory physiology. Dr. Neder and his associates have been successful in elucidating the mechanisms driving the key complaints of patients suffering the devastating consequences of chronic cardiopulmonary diseases: breathlessness and exercise intolerance. These lines of research have the ultimate goals to develop and test novel diagnostic approaches and pharmacological/non-pharmacol
MAJOR CONTRIBUTIONS TO SCIENCE AND/OR HEALTH CARE DELIVER
Dr. Neder has been a senior author in over 300 peer-reviewed papers and has authored many book chapters on respiratory and exercise physiology, pulmonary rehabilitation, and integrated care in chronic respiratory diseases. His book on “Clinical Exercise Physiology: Theory and Practice” is widely used as a reference text in his home country of Brazil and remains the only Portuguese-written textbook on the field. He has extensive experience in training research personnel from undergraduate to post-doctoral levels. He has been ranked within the top 0.1% most productive researchers in the field of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) worldwide in 2023 (Expertscape™).