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Sheffield team grant award to develop MRI techniques for lung cancer
25th March 2019

Sheffield team grant award to develop MRI techniques for lung cancer

Cutting-edge lung images will be tested to see if they can help doctors select the best treatment for their patients in a new research project announced on 5 March 2019 by Yorkshire Cancer Research. Researchers, led by Professor Matthew Hatton at...

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Professor Ian Sabroe awarded prestigious Churchill fellowship
19th March 2019

Professor Ian Sabroe awarded prestigious Churchill fellowship

Professor Ian Sabroe, the research lead for Respiratory Medicine and co-director of Medical Humanities Sheffield has been awarded a Fellowship from the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust. This fellowship is a prestigious award th...

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New study to test a ballooned chest drain to improve patient care
12th March 2019

New study to test a ballooned chest drain to improve patient care

Effective drainage of fluid and air in the space around the lungs (pleural cavity) is an essential tool for management of respiratory patients. However, classic chest drains have a high accidental removal or fall out rate. This can lead to increas...

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Research Publications 2018
5th February 2019

Research Publications 2018

Our Research Publications page has been updated with a full list of all research publications by investigators linked to the Academic Directorate of Respiratory Medicine in Sheffield: http://www.lungsheffield.org/research/publications

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Academic Promotion Success
8th January 2019

Academic Promotion Success

The University of Sheffield has announced that Allan Lawrie has been promoted to Professor of Translational Cardiopulmonary Science. Allan has been promoted due to his academic reputation and leadership in pulmonary hypertension. Allan works close...

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New Research Coordinator for Respiratory Medicine - Lisa Watson joins the team
21st October 2018

New Research Coordinator for Respiratory Medicine - Lisa Watson joins the team

Hello everyone, I would like to introduce myself as the new research coordinator for Respiratory Medicine. I will be working 3 days a week alongside Jim Lithgow to continue providing research support for the directorate. Jim and I help ...

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New study evaluating customisied non-invasive ventilation interfaces for children (COMFORT)
24th September 2018

New study evaluating customisied non-invasive ventilation interfaces for children (COMFORT)

Non-invasive ventilation (NIV) is the delivery of breathing support via a facemask. It is used to treat people whose natural breathing is ineffective. Evidence shows that, when used long-term, it improves both quality of life and life expectancy. ...

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Top performers in Clinical Research Network Respiratory Specialty
13th June 2018

Top performers in Clinical Research Network Respiratory Specialty

A report from the UK Research Network Respiratory group highlighted the success of STH Respiratory Directorate. In 2017/18 we were the top performing NHS Trust in Yorkshire & the Humber for Respiratory NIHR Portfolio studies, with the highest ...

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Donald Heath Research Programme
24th May 2018

Donald Heath Research Programme

The Donald Heath Research Programme comprises multidisciplinary research into pulmonary hypertension across the University of Sheffield and Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust. Current projects include biomarker discovery, novel...

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New study of nebuliser device for Pulmonary Hypertension
26th April 2018

New study of nebuliser device for Pulmonary Hypertension

Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a serious medical condition which affects the blood vessels of people’s lungs. There are many different treatments available for PH which can improve the symptoms and therefore improve quality of life. Iloprost...

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