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Making surgery safer for people with COPD

COPD is Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease, a condition in which lung damage leads to shortness of breath and increased risk of chest infections. In the UK, COPD affects nearly 4 million people and is Britain’s 5th biggest killer (30,000 deaths/year).

Neuroscience of Asthma

Asthma affects 1 in 11 people in the UK. Recent major advances have shown that there are different types of asthma that can be treated in different ways.