National radio coverage for pulmonary fibrosis 24 September 2023: Prof Tamera Corte was interviewed by Dr Ross Walker on the Healthy Living program in an in-depth look at the pressing health issue of pulmonary fibrosis.
Adelaide or Bust - raising funds for IPF research 22 September 2023: John rode from Busselton to Adelaide in a solo charity cycle to raise funds for pulmonary fibrosis research, an illness close to his heart. Thank you John for this epic effort in support of PF research!
National media coverage on Channel 7 June 2023: Prof Dan Chambers and Scott Newell who lives with silicosis were interviewed on Sunrise about research into new treatments giving hope to those suffering from silicosis.
TSANZ ASM March 2023: Congratulations also to Prof Phil Hansbro for being named a 2023 Lung Health Legend and A/Prof Yet Khor, CREATE Alumni and Mentor from Monash University and Alfred Health, for receiving the TSANZ Chiesi Advancing Women in Respiratory Health Award – Early Career Respiratory Professional.
Rare Disease Day 28 February 2023: Nation's single-biggest philanthropic investment into Pulmonary Fibrosis research will support the work of the CRE-PF. Thank you to the generous donor family. Congratulations to the CRE-PF and Lung Foundation Australia team on this much needed boost for PF research.
RPA Medal September 2022: Congratulations to Prof Tamera Corte from Royal Prince Alfred Hospital and the University of Sydney, recipient of the 2022 RPA Foundation Research Medal.
ERS Medals August 2022: Congratulations to Prof Anne Holland from Monash University, recipient of the ERS Mind-Career Gold Medal for Allied Health Professionals.
PACT Grant-in-Aid June 2022: Congratulations to CREATE Fellow Dr Hayley Barnes from Austin Health for being awarded the PACT Grant-in-Aid for their research "Discovering Radiological Biomarkers in Silicosis using Artificial Intelligence."
Hope Research Fund lunch 2 June 2022: Congratulations to CREATE Fellows Dr Sheetal Deshpande, Dr Hayley Barnes, Dr Gang Liu and Dr Ingrid Cox for their awards recognised at the Lung Foundation Australia 2022 Hope Research Fund lunch.
Prof Anne Holland President Elect of TSANZ Board 1 April 2022: It was announced at the TSANZASM that Prof Anne Holland has been elected to the President Elect position of the TSANZ Board. Congratulations Anne!
Expanded PBS listing for antifibrotic medication 25 March 2022: The Health Minister announced the addition of Ofev ® (nintedanib) to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) for people with progressive fibrosing interstitial lung disease (PF-ILD).
The Limbic 1 March 2022: CREATE Fellow Dr Archana Gaikwad's interview "Respiratory research Holy Grail: EndMT as a therapeutic target in lung fibrosis"
LFA news 28 February 2022: Ground-breaking Australian study if a 'paradigm shift' in understanding lung scarring this Rare Diseases Day
Inaugural CREATE Hope Scientific Fellowship in Pulmonary Fibrosis November 2021: Congratulations to Dr Gang Liu from the Centenary Institute and UTS. Gang's project is "Extracellular matrix proteins regulate inflammation and fibrosis in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis".
Global Health Talks 1 October 2021: Host Mike Lesner, speaks with Dana Ball the Executive Director at Three Lakes Foundation, Mark Brooke the CEO at Lung Foundation Australia and A/Prof Tamera Corte, the Chief Investigator at the CRE in Pulmonary Fibrosis about their new global collaboration.
NHMRC outcomes September 2021: Congratulations to Dr Yet Khor for success with the NHMRC Investigator Grants, "Interstitial lung disease: Improving patient outcomes through risk prediction and disease burden management".
Australian Health Journal August 2021: featuring the global collaboration in Pulmonary Fibrosis research between Three Lakes Foundation, Lung Foundation Australia and Centre of Research Excellence in Pulmonary Fibrosis. Read the story and access the video here.
LFA news 6 August 2021: Three Lakes Foundation announced that it is partnering with Lung Foundation Australia, the Centre of Research Excellence in Pulmonary Fibrosis and an Australian philanthropist with a personal connection to the rare disease to build a global network for research in pulmonary fibrosis. Read full detail about this exciting announcement here.
Australian Rare Lung Disease Conference August 2021: Congratulations to CREATE prize winners - Yet Khor for best poster, John Mackintosh for best clinical and Tylah Miles for best abstract from a CREATE Fellow.
PACT Grant-in-Aid May 2021: Congratulations to CREATE Fellow Dr Yet Khor from Austin Health for being awarded the PACT Grant-in-Aid for their research "Understanding overnight oximetry in fibrotic interstitial lung disease."
TSANZ Society Medal May 2021: Congratulations To Prof Anne Holland on this prestigious award acknowledging of excellence in the advancement of the practice of thoracic medicine in its widest sense by outstanding teaching or advocacy.
CRE-PF Town Hall Meeting 23 April 2021: Discussed strategic directions for PF research in Australia and New Zealand. The meeting was chaired by Prof Paul Reynolds; updates on the CRE-PF were presented by A/Prof Tamera Corte followed by open discussion. Contact Kate Christian on firstname.lastname@example.org to request a link to view the video of the meeting.
CREATE Collaboration Grants-in-Aid May 2021: Congratulations to the successful applicants Dr Laura Glenn and Dr Alan Teoh, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, Dr Hayley Barnes, Alfred Health and Dr John Mackintosh, Prince Charles Hospital for development of a standard framework for ILD multi-disciplinary research meetings AND Dr Gang Liu, UTS, Dr Ashleigh Philip, Garvan Institute and Dr Laura Glenn, Royal Prince Alfred Hospital for development of a fingerprint of the proteins that are present in lung fibrosis.
Lung Foundation Australia Grants and Awards for CREATE Fellows May 2021: Congratulations to six CREATE Fellows for receipt of 2020/21 LFA grants and awards - Dr Yet Hong Khor, LFA Research Grant in IPF supported by the Lizotte Family; Dr Gang Liu LFA, Research Grant in IPF in memory of Ivan Cash; Dr Laura Glenn, LFA PhD scholarship, supported by Di Cox; Dr Matthew Parker, LFA PhD scholarship; Ms Claudia Sim, CREATE Hope PhD scholarship; and Ms Joanna Lee, CREATE Hope PhD scholarship.
Inaugural CREATE collaboration grant-in-aid 16 October 2020: Congratulations to Dr Jade Jaffar and Dr Yet Khor for their success in establishing a multi-pronged research program on the effects of hypoxaemia (low oxygen levels) and oxygen therapy in interstitial lung disease.
LFA news 3 September 2020: A/Prof Tamera Corte discusses the nation’s single-biggest philanthropic investment in dedicated PF research to the CRE-PF
LFA video 2020: See Prof Dan Chambers, Chair of the Pulmonary fibrosis Australasian Clinical Trials (PACT) Network, discusses the current PF clinical trials research environment.
The Limbic on July 29 2000: A/Prof Tamera Corte featured in IPF Diagnosis and anti-fibrotic treatment possible without SLB
imPACT July 2020: Latest newsletter includes a CRE-PF update from A/Prof Tamera Corte as well as updates from Prof Dan Chambers on PACT trials and grants. The newsletter can be accessed here.
MRFF outcomes June 2020: Congratulations to Prof Daniel Chambers and his team of investigators on their successful MRFF Grant application - The TELO-SCOPE Study: Attenuating telomere attrition with Danazol. Is there scope to dramatically improve health outcomes for adults and children with pulmonary fibrosis?
The Limbic 10 March 2020: Coronavirus: LFA advice for people living with a lung condition
imPACT September 2019: Dr Lauren Troy who received PACT Grant-in-Aid funding for the COLDICE Study speaks with the PACT team in "Five Minutes with a Pulmonary Fibrosis Researcher"
LFA on the Frontline 25 July 2019: Prof Dan Chambers talks Fighting Disease Progression Through Clinical Trials
The Limbic 9 April 20199: Cryobiopsy vs surgical lung biopsy debate cuts both ways
The Limbic 22 February 2019: $4M launch for National Strategic Plan for Lung Conditions
AusDoc 6 April 2018: Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis - How to Treat article and quiz