Professor Ronald Eccles

Former Director Common Co...
Cardiff University

Professor Ronald Eccles started his career as a lecturer with the Physiology Department at Cardiff University and was subsequently promoted to Senior Lecturer and then Professor. His research interests and leadership were instrumental in establishing the Common Cold Centre at Cardiff University in 1988. Professor Eccles has been involved in conducting phase II through phase IV clinical trials for over 30 years, and has published over 250 articles on rhinology and the treatment of cough, colds and flu. He also acts as a consultant to the pharmaceutical industry on the development of new treatments for cough and colds.