Malcolm Kohler


Chair of Respiratory Medicine at the University of Zurich and Clinical Director of the Department of Pulmonology of the University Hospital of Zurich.

Kohler initiated and directs a PhD program in clinical science at the University of Zurich. His research focuses on the pathophysiology and treatment of obstructive sleep apnoea and other chronic respiratory disorders. Recently, he founded the Zurich Exhalomics flagship project, a research consortium which explores the metabolome of breath with diverse real-time technologies.

Professor Kohler has contributed 250 scientific articles to the field of respiratory medicine and some of this work has been acknowledged with national and international awards.

Malcolm Kohler is also one of the board members of the Deep Breath Initiative.