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 28/03/18)

Principle Investigator Organisation Participants Recruited
Lisa Spencer Aintree University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 54
Nazia Chaudhuri University Hospital of South Manchester 45
Gauri Saini Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust 43
Gareth Walters Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust 37
Huzaifa Adamali North Bristol NHS Trust 36
Sophie Fletcher Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust 25
Ian Forrest The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 22
Carl Reynolds Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust 18
Kim Harrison Morriston Hospital 13
Owen Dempsey Aberdeen Royal Infirmary 11
Victor Mariano Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust 10
Nik Hirani Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh 7
Steve O’Hickey Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust 6
Justin Pepperell Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust 6
Suresh Babu Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trush 3
George Chalmers Glasgow Royal Infirmary 2
Dhruv Parekh University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust 2

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.