Frederic de Blay is pulmonologist and allergist at the University Hospital of Strasbourg and Professor of pulmonology at the faculty of Medicine at the Strasbourg University (France).
He is the head of the department of Chest Diseases at the University Hospital of Strasbourg and head of the division of pulmonology.
Since several years, his research has been focused on respiratory allergy, and indoor, outdoor and occupational environments.
He is currently working on new methods of nasal and bronchial challenge tests and on pathophysiology of occupational asthma and allergic rhinitis. An environmental chamber has been built inside the New University Hospital of Strasbourg close to the division of allergy since 2017.
He has created a new occupation called Medical Indoor Environment Counselor. They are 250 in France and in Belgium and in Switzerland. He has been involved in regulation of Name Patient Product at the French level and a paper was published on this topic.
He has been president of the French Society of Allergology from 2008-2010. He is currently president of the French Federation of Allergology
He has been president of the 6.2 group “occupational and environment health” at the ERS from 2011 to 2014.
He is the author of 230 international articles and book chapters.
He has been chairman of the Research Committee of the University Hospital of Strasbourg and the Research Committee of the North East part of France which composed 5 university hospitals (Besançon, Dijon, Reims, Nancy and Strasbourg) and 20 non-university hospitals.