Your research stories
Our stories about the lifechanging research which you make possible.
Read stories about the research that is taking place because of all the amazing fundraising that you all do to achieve a world in which, one day, everyone will breathe clean air with healthy lungs.
Your research stories
Identifying those at risk of COPD
Gavin is a professor in respiratory studies at Imperial College London. He's working on a study that hopes to identify people at risk of developing COPD in order to treat it early.
Ground-breaking research from the European Respiratory Society Congress
Ian, from our research team, attending this year's virtual European Respiratory Society Annual Congress. Here he discusses his highlights from the conference and how our funding is helping young researchers share their work.
How COVID-19 has created new opportunities for respiratory research and innovation
As the annual ERS Congress takes place, virtually of course, Kay Boycott (Chief Executive of Asthma UK and British Lung Foundation) considers the opportunity presented by COVID-19 to drive forward game-changing research and innovation for respiratory disease.
We’re working on an urgently needed treatment for IPF
Professor Robin McAnulty is working on a research project that seeks to find a potential treatment for pulmonary fibrosis.
Identifying new ways to treat mesothelioma
In their research, Samantha Arathimou (PhD student) and Professor Sam Janes wanted to find out more about the pleura (lung lining) and mesothelioma cells, to understand more about the early stages of developing mesothelioma.
I was left on my own after diagnosis
Lauren has asthma. Her diagnosis journey left her confused about her condition. She tells her story and explains why things need to change.
Celebrating women in science
Today is International Day of Women and Girls in Science. To celebrate, we look back at some of the amazing work from female BLF researchers.
Finding new ways to treat COPD and asthma
Maria, a clinical data scientist at University College London, is working on a project to identify subtypes of COPD and asthma.
Tell your story
Do you have a story to tell? It could be about your lung condition, a friend or relative you know who lives with one, or how caring for them impacts your life. We'd love to hear what you've got to say.