Dr. Darryl J. Adamko is a pediatric pulmonary specialist with a strong bench research background after training at The Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland (USA). He is professor of pediatric pulmonary medicine at the University of Saskatchewan where he is division head of respirology and pediatric research. Dr. Adamko’s research focuses on mechanisms of virus-induced asthma attacks and the development of a novel urine‐based diagnostic test for asthma using mass spectrometry.