Title: Accelerating translational research to find cure for IPF: Can we REMAP-ILD?
Chair: Prof Tamera Corte
Presenter: Prof Gisli Jenkins
Professor Gisli Jenkins is an NIHR Research Professor and is Head of the Margaret Turner-Warwick Centre for Fibrosing Lung Diseases at the National Heart and Lung Institute. Prof Jenkins' research focuses on Interstitial Lung Diseases, and Pulmonary Fibrosis in particular. His team works to understand the biological basis for the development of pulmonary fibrosis and aims to translate this understanding in to improved outcomes for patients. He is the Principal Investigator of a number of longitudinal observational studies including the PROFILE study, the INJUSTIS Study, the UKILD Post COVID ILD study as well as the DEMISTIFI Multi-Morbidity consortium. Prof Jenkins was awarded the ERS Gold Medal in Interstitial Lung Disease in 2020. In 2022 he became a Fellow of the European Respiratory Society, and appointed President of Action for Pulmonary Fibrosis.