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Dr James Allinson publishes not one, but three papers!

Congratulations to North East Thames trainee Dr James Allinson who has published not one, but three papers recently. The main article is based on work completed as part of James’ PhD, supervised by Prof Wedzicha.   It looked at 2172 individuals, from a cohort enrolled at birth in March 1946. It found that besides accelerating adult FEV1 … Continue reading

Prof Jerry Brown makes the tabloids with research on ‘Dickensian lung disease’

You may have spotted a number of stories in the tabloids last week which reported on the increase in incidence and prevalence of non-cystic fibrosis bronchiectasis, and the raised mortality in this group. The findings followed analysis of data from a large electronic health records database, the Clinical Practice Research Datalink. The authors of this … Continue reading

NET Training Day: Respiratory Epidemiology and Research at LSHTM (16/04/15)

In April we met at the beautiful London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine for a day of respiratory epidemiology and research. We were very grateful for the central location, the high quality of the lecture content, the spacious lecture theatre, the nutritious lunch and the proximity to Store Street Espresso. Interesting facts about the LSHTM: LSHTM was founded … Continue reading

Next NET Respiratory Training Day April 16th

Book your study leave now for a day of Epidemiology and Research at the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine

World TB Day: Homerton Hospital 24/03/14

It was great to see lots of trainees, as well as local GPs and other colleagues from Hackney, at World TB Day at Homerton. Interesting facts about Homerton: Hackney’s first hospital was founded in 1280, called the Kingsland Leper Hospital (based on Kingsland Road). It was one of ten leper hospitals set up in London. Ronnie … Continue reading