Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Job Exposure Study

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Welcome to IPFJES

A case-control study to investigate whether job exposures are an under-recognized cause of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) using an interview to collect information about previous jobs and a blood test to investigate genetic susceptibility. (clinicaltrials.gov NCT03211507)

Recruitment (data for active sites as of 02/01/18)

Principle Investigator Organisation Participants Recruited
Lisa Spencer Aintree University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 50
Gareth Walters Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust 32
Nazia Chaudhuri University Hospital of South Manchester 26
Gauri Saini Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust 25
Huzaifa Adamali North Bristol NHS Trust 20
Sophie Fletcher Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust 12
Carl Reynolds Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust 10
Kim Harrison Morriston Hospital 8
Michael Gibbons Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust 6
Owen Dempsey Aberdeen Royal Infirmary 5
Steve O’Hickey Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust 4
Nik Hirani Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh 4
Ian Forrest The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 3
Suresh Babu Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trush 3
Justin Pepperell Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust 2
Dhruv Parekh University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust 1

Study documents

Find the most up to date version of the study documents here.

Site visit photos

We’ve visited several centres now in England, Scotland, and Wales. Obligatory site visit photos are here.

Getting involved

If you would like to hear more about the study we’d love to hear from you. Email carl.reynolds@imperial.ac.uk or follow us on twitter @ipfjes.