Prof. Hasan Bayram was born in Malatya, Turkey in 1963. He graduated from Konya Atatürk Health Sciences College in 1981, and from Erciyes University, School of Medicine, in 1988. He worked as a laboratory technician at the University Hospital, during his medical school training. He started his residency in Pulmonary Medicine at Dicle University Medical School in 1991, and completed it in 1999, following his PhD course in the field of “asthma and air pollution” between 1994 and 1998 at the Royal London School of Medicine and Dentistry, UK. He became associate professor at Dicle University, in 2001. Dr. Bayram was granted for the long-term research fellowship by the European Respiratory Society in 2002, and he conducted research on “air pollution and cancer” at the National Heart & Lung Institute, Imperial College, UK, from 2002 to 2003. He moved to Gaziantep University in 2005, and set up the Respiratory Research Laboratory. He became a full professor in pulmonary medicine at Gaziantep University in 2007, and did sabbatical at University of California Davis, as Visiting Professor in 2011. He has been appointed as Adjunct Research Professor by Old Dominion University, VA, USA, since 2014. Prof. Bayram has been working since November 2016 at Koç University Hospital.