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Merry Respmas!

We hope you are all enjoying the Christmas period, and have plenty of time to spend with friends and family. Some of us in RespNET have been spending time with our Respiratory family, and have contributed to this Respiratory Futures Trainees film. Can you spot two RespNET trainees and hear the voice of our very own … Continue reading

James Allinson wins BLF Early Career Investigator Award

Congratulations to Dr James Allinson, who was awarded the BLF Early Career Investigator Award at the BTS Winter Meeting 2016. James has been on OOPR, working in Prof Wedzicha’s group at NHLI, Imperial College London. He presented his work in the symposium on Wednesday afternoon. Early-life respiratory tract infection and adult susceptibility to chronic mucus hypersecretion … Continue reading

BTS Winter 2016: The RespNET roundup

December is here, which means infective exacerbations, flu-jabs galore, the search for the perfect lung-themed gift, and of course the BTS Winter meeting! Once again, it’s striking how many familiar names from the NorthEast Thames programme feature in the programme. So, to celebrate all the great research being conducted in our region, below are your RespNET highlights. … Continue reading

Dr Jess Potter writes for the Guardian on tackling TB on a global scale

Congratulations to Dr Jess Potter, who is not only conducting research into TB here in London as part of her MRC fellowship, but is also doing amazing work to grab the public’s attention and get TB in the news. She recently wrote for the Guardian following a visit to Cambodia. Whilst in Cambodia Jess saw the impact of … Continue reading

Ian Stone publishes trial in AJRCCM

Congratulations to North East Thames trainee Dr Ian Stone who is first author of a paper in the blue journal, American Journal of Respiratory and Critical Care Medicine. He reports a double-blind, placebo-controlled, cross-over RCT investigating the effect of lung deflation on cardiovascular structure and function using cardiac magnetic resonance. As we know, COPD is associated with significant … Continue reading

Richard Turner publishes review on a systematic approach to cough

Congratulations to North East Thames trainee Dr Richard Turner, who has co-authored a review article in Primary Care Respiratory Medicine from the Nature group with Prof Graham Bothamley. They report a retrospective cohort study which examined the investigations necessary and the final diagnoses of people with chronic (>8wks) cough referred to a specialist cough clinic. They conclude “Most cases of chronic cough … Continue reading

New publications from RespNET trainees

North East Thames trainees are a prolific lot! The start of 2016 has seen a number of publications from trainees, and it’s great to see such a diversity of interests and research methods represented. If you are interested in writing, or research in general, why not speak to one of these trainees at the next … Continue reading

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Homerton Training DayNovember 1st, 2019
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NCEL Resp Training Day

Queen's Training DayNovember 14th, 2019
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