Celebrating women in science

Today is International Day of Women and Girls in Science. Female BLF researchers have been at the forefront of lung research and over the years, we've shared their stories and their pioneering research. Today, we look back at some of our favourites.

We need more advances in lung research

Liz is a researcher from Birmingham. She explains how the British Lung Foundation has helped shape her career in lung disease research.

Read Liz’s story


Breaking down the barriers in mesothelioma research

Dr Tabi and her team are looking into finding a way to treat mesothelioma using immunotherapy.

Dr Tabi (left), Professors Rachel Errington and Aled Clayton (middle), Dr Kate Milward (right)

Read Dr Tabi’s story


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.

Read Maria’s story


Changing the lives of people with IPF and COPD

Louise is a leading researcher who is hoping to change the lives of people living with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Read Louise’s story


Our research into bronchiectasis and PCD

Professor Jane Davies and her team at Imperial College London recently finished a project looking into bacteria found in the lungs of people with bronchiectasis and primary ciliary dyskinesia (PCD).

Read Jane’s story


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10 February 2020