Richard Moss, MD

Richard Moss, MD is Professor Emeritus at Stanford University School of Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics’ Center for Excellence in Pulmonary Biology. He is former Chief of the Pediatric Pulmonary and Allergy-Immunology Divisions, and former Allergy-Immunology and Pulmonary Fellowship training programs Director at Stanford Children’s Health/Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Stanford.

Dr. Moss served as Director of the Stanford Cystic Fibrosis Center from 1991 to 2009 and Principal Investigator for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s (CFF) Therapeutics Development Network, where he also served as the inaugural Chair of the TDN Protocol Review Committee. He has served on CFF’s Clinical Research Committee, Translational Advisory Group and Clinical Research Advisory Board. He is a member of Stanford’s Child Health Research Institute and served on Stanford’s Pediatric Mentoring Program for postdoctoral trainees and junior faculty, the Executive Committee of Spectrum Child Health (Stanford’s NIH-funded clinical research program) and the Stanford University IRB.

Dr. Moss has reviewed grants for the NIH, CFF and agencies and foundations in the US, Canada, UK, Germany, Italy and elsewhere, biomedical journals and advises several pharmaceutical companies. He has published over 300 peer-reviewed research papers and is a frequent speaker at national and international medical conferences. His interests include pathogenesis, outcome measures, and treatment of chronic airway diseases of childhood including asthma, CF and bronchopulmonary dysplasia, with an emphasis on mechanisms of pulmonary immunity, inflammation and allergy. His recent work has focused on allergic fungal lung diseases such as severe fungal asthma and allergic bronchopulmonary mycoses, and clinical testing of novel CF diagnostic and outcome tests and treatments. Dr. Moss received his BA from Columbia University and his MD from SUNY Downstate. He completed his pediatric residency at Children’s Memorial Hospital of Northwestern University and his fellowships in allergy-immunology and ATS pulmonology at Stanford University.