Information for researchers
Research is at the heart of what we do, and you can be a part of it.
It's the reason we were founded over 30 years ago - and we've spent more than £33m on it since. Here's everything you need to know.
I’m lucky- I had a lung transplant last year. I’m amazed how little is known about IPF, even about the basics of the disease and how to treat it. We desperately need more research because I’m an exception- most people die within 3 years of diagnosis.Steve, who lives with IPF
Long reads about research into lung conditions
Feigning pregnancy to avoid the immune system
Your immune system is highly trained to defend you from infection. What happens when it is deceived by disease?
Finding the holy grail of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis research
Reversing the scarring that occurs in the lungs would revolutionise treatment for this condition.