Dr Matteo Bonini

MD, Board Certified, PhD, currently Assistant Professor in the Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Sciences of the Catholic University of Rome and Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer at the National Heart and Lung Institute of the Imperial College London. Training at highly qualified international institutions (Harvard Medical School, Institute Monegasque de Medicine du Sport, Imperial College London). Licensed as Full Professor in ”Internal Medicine” and ”Exercise and Sports Medicine” and as Associate Professor in “Cardiovascular and Respiratory Diseases”, by the Italian Ministry of University and Research. Clinical background in the area of Respiratory Diseases, Allergy and Sports Medicine. Chairman of the Sports Allergy Committee of the World Allergy Organization (WAO). Secretary of the Asthma Section of the European Academy of Allergy and Clinical Immunology (EAACI) and of the Respiratory Medicine Section of the Italian Medical Society of Great Britain (IMSOGB). Member of the College of Experts of the European Respiratory Society (ERS).

Work experience in Italy

After obtaining cum laude a Degree in Medicine and Surgery at the “Sapienza” University of Rome and a Board Certification in “Sports Medicine” at the Catholic University of Rome, Dr Bonini has achieved a PhD in “Allergy and Respiratory Physiopathology” at the University of Genoa. Between 2011 and 2014 Dr Bonini worked as consultant in the Airways Division of the Department of Public Health and Infectious Diseases at the “Sapienza” University. Since 2011, he’s Research Associate at the Institute of Translational Pharmacology of the National Research Council of Rome. Starting from 2018 he has been appointed Assistant Professor in the Department of Cardiovascular and Thoracic Sciences of the Catholic University of Rome Furthermore, Dr Bonini has been a member of the medical staff of the AS Rome football club and of the Italian Cycling Federation.

Work experience in the UK

Since 2014, Dr Bonini has been continuosly working in the National Heart and Lung Institute at the Royal Brompton Hospital & Imperial College London. In 2016 he was prestigiously awarded a European Union Marie Curie Fellowship to conduct a research project on the pathophysiological mechanisms of exercise-induced asthma. From 2018 is Honorary Clinical Senior Lecturer. He’s also a member of the Royal Society of Medicine.


Clinical and research background in the area of Allergy and Respiratory Diseases, with particular reference to rhinitis, asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) and interstitial lung diseases. Dr Bonini has also long-standing experience in the relationships between physical activity, lung function and immune response.


Italian, English, French.


Dr Matteo Bonini is an Italian medical expert in allergic and respiratory diseases in London.