Research: changing lives
Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust is at the forefront of pioneering research into heart and lung disease; successful research trials can lead to the development of new drugs, treatments and procedures, all aimed at helping improve the lives of patients in the UK and beyond.
Pulmonary hypertension: a discussion into the research by Dr John Wort
Dr John Wort talks more about his research into this disease, what the condition actually is and how the Trust is a leading centre for the treatment of this condition.
Coronary heart disease: a research journey into 'hard to treat' angina
This podcast features Dr Tina Khan talking about her PhD research into refractory angina - a serious type of angina which is resistant to treatment with medication and revascularisation with stents and/or surgery.
It describes the importance of research into this serious condition; challenges of carrying out research; and how Dr Khan’s research findings may lead to better treatment options for refractory angina patients in the future.
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis; the future of home monitoring in research
This podcast features Dr Toby Maher talking about recently-published research into idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a condition where there is progressive scarring of the lungs.
It explores recent research into home monitoring for IPF and how this is might help with research trials in the future.