Der Wissenschaftliche Beirat des DZL setzt sich aus international herausragenden Experten der Lungenforschung zusammen. Zu den zwölf Mitgliedern des Wissenschaftlichen Beirats gehören:

Jacob I. Sznajder - Vorsitzender des Wissenschaftlichen Beirats; Chief, Division of Medicine-Pulmonary, Ernest S. Bazley Professor of Asthma and Related Disorders, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine; USA

Peter J. Barnes - Head of Respiratory Medicine, Imperial College London; UK

Rachel Chambers - Professor of Respiratory Cell and Molecular Biology, Center for Respiratory Research, University College London; UK

Jeffrey M. Drazen - Distinguished Parker B. Francis Professor of Medicine, Harvard Medical School; Chefredakteur/Editor-in-Chief, New England Journal of Medicine; USA

Stuart Elborn - Professor of Respiratory Medicine, Director Cystic Fibrosis Center, Belfast City Hospital, President of the European Cystic Fibrosis Society ECFS, Centre for Infection and Immunity, Queen‘s University Belfast; IRL

Mark Gladwin - Division Chief, Pulmonary, Allergy, and Critical Care Medicine, Director Vascular Medicine Institute, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center; USA

Pippa Powell - Director of the European Lung Foundation (ELF), Sheffield, UK

Hans-Ulrich Prokosch - Inhaber des Lehrstuhls für Medizinische Informatik, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg; Chief Information Officer, Universitätsklinikum Erlangen; ehem. Vorstand der Deutschen Gesellschaft für Medizinische Informatik, Biometrie und Epidemiologie (GMDS e. V.); D

Marlene Rabinovitch - Professor of Pediatric Cardiology, Stanford University School of Medicine; USA

Stephen Rennard - Larson Professor of Medicine in the Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine Section, and courtesy professor of the Department of Pathology and Microbiology and the Department of Genetics, Cell Biology and Anatomy, University of Nebraska, AstraZeneca; USA

Susan Shurin - Deputy Director, National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute (NHLBI), National Institutes of Health (NIH); USA

Peter M. Suter - Akademien der Wissenschaften Schweiz, Centre Medical Universitaire, Universität Genf; CH