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 30/11/18)

Principal Investigator Organisation Participants Recruited
Sophie Fletcher Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust 78
Gareth Walters Heart of England NHS Foundation Trust 75
Lisa Spencer Aintree University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 68
Nazia Chaudhuri University Hospital of South Manchester 66
Huzaifa Adamali North Bristol NHS Trust 64
Gauri Saini Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust 62
Helen Parfrey Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 52
Alex West Guys’ and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust 45
Paul Beirne Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust 35
Ian Forrest The Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 33
Carl Reynolds Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust 26
Michael Gibbons Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust 22
Nik Hirani Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh 19
Owen Dempsey Aberdeen Royal Infirmary 16
Justin Pepperell Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust 15
David Thickett University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust 15
Kim Harrison Morriston Hospital 14
Steve O’Hickey Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust 12
Suresh Babu Portsmouth Hospitals NHS Trust 6
Andrew Wilson Norfolk and Norwich University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 6
George Chalmers Glasgow Royal Infirmary 4

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.

Transparency information and privacy notice

You may view IPFJES transparency information here and our privacy notice here.