Research

A key area of our work is to be part of vital research and give funds towards research.

  • The APF Mike Bray Research Fellowship in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

    The APF Mike Bray Research Fellowship in Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis is a personal award for 3 years for up to £300,000. The fellowship will support research into idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF).

    Read more about The APF Mike Bray Research Fellowship.
  • European Respiratory Society (ERS) Travel Fellowships

    Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis would like to support researchers working in pulmonary fibrosis to attend the ERS International Congress in Paris, 15th-19th September 2018.

    Read more about how to apply
  • Pulmonary Fibrosis and IPF Research reports & updates

    Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis are pleased to be able to support researchers in the field of (Idiopathic) Pulmonary Fibrosis to attend research events both in the UK and overseas. You can read reports and updates from these researchers here.

    Read our research updates and reports
  • American Thoracic Society (ATS) Travel Fellowships

    Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis will be supporting researchers to attend the ATS 2018 in San Diego, California. Please check back for next year's grant information.

  • ICLAF Travel Fellowships

    Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis supports UK based researchers working in pulmonary fibrosis and we offer travel awards for ICLAF. The application deadline for the October conference has been extended to the 16th September.

    Read how to apply
  • IPF Report 2016

    We met with the All-Party Parliamentary Respiratory Group and other MPs to launch our report and to call for immediate action by NHS England to improve care for IPF patients and to mandate data collection of people diagnosed with the disease.

    Read more about the IPF report
  • IPF Patient Survey Report

    In 2015, Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis, in partnership with Roche, conducted the most comprehensive national study undertaken to date into the effectiveness and reach of the NICE Quality Standard across the UK IPF patient population.

    Read more about the IPF Survey
  • 100,000 Genomes Project

    Drs Jenkins and Parfrey, two of our trustees – are leaders in the field of IPF research in the UK – and are involved in research studies investigating the genetics of IPF as part of the 100,000 Genome Project and the UK Interstitial lung disease IPF consortium.

    Read more about the Genomes Project
  • Research updates and reports

    Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis supports UK based researchers by providing travel grants to international conferences. Read about some of the research projects here.

    Read more about research updates and reports
  • APF trustee awarded prestigious NIHR Professorship

    APF is pleased to congratulate Professor Gisli Jenkins, one of our trustees, on being awarded a NIHR professorship for research on pulmonary fibrosis. Gisli has been granted a £1.7million, five-year project to identify biomarkers that could predict the course of the disease.

    Read about the award