Dr. Imran Satia was born and brought up in the Blackburn, England. He graduated in Medicine from the University of Cambridge in 2006 with a Masters in Neurophysiology and started his clinical training in the North West of England. He gained his Membership of the Royal College of Physicians (MRCP, London, UK) and completed his specialist training in general internal medicine and respiratory medicine. In 2017 he was awarded a PhD in the mechanisms of cough in asthma under the supervision of Professor Paul O’Byrne and Professor Jacky Smith. He was awarded the British Medical Association James Trust Award for asthma research. He recently completed a prestigious two-year ERS Respire 3 Marie Curie Post-Doctoral Fellowship at McMaster University. Dr. Satia is now on Faculty at McMaster University and the Firestone Institute for Respiratory Health working as an Assistant Professor in Respiratory Medicine. He consults on patients with asthma, refractory chronic cough, complex airways diseases and has a broad research interest in understanding the mechanisms and developing treatments for these troublesome conditions.