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Interstitial lung disease (ILD) is a broad group of lung diseases comprising of more than a hundred distinct disorders. All of these involve scarring or inflammation of the interstitial lung tissue and affect the volume of oxygen that can reach the bloodstream via the respiratory system.
BUSM researcher receives two NIH grants to study scleroderma

BUSM researcher receives two NIH grants to study scleroderma

Blood biomarker panel can predict survival in IPF patients

Blood biomarker panel can predict survival in IPF patients

Simmons Center to evaluate CGEN-25009 for treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Simmons Center to evaluate CGEN-25009 for treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Gastroespophageal reflux treatment might improve survival in patients with IPF

Gastroespophageal reflux treatment might improve survival in patients with IPF

Study confirms link between delayed access to tertiary care for IPF, higher risk of death

Study confirms link between delayed access to tertiary care for IPF, higher risk of death

New data on personalized approaches for skin, ovarian and lung cancer to be presented at ASCO meeting

New data on personalized approaches for skin, ovarian and lung cancer to be presented at ASCO meeting

Positive pirfenidone data in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis to be presented at ATS conference

Positive pirfenidone data in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis to be presented at ATS conference

New genetic discovery in Pulmonary Fibrosis

New genetic discovery in Pulmonary Fibrosis

Genetic variation associated with MUC5B gene may increase risk of developing Pulmonary Fibrosis

Genetic variation associated with MUC5B gene may increase risk of developing Pulmonary Fibrosis

New study finds no significant benefit of bosentan against IPF

New study finds no significant benefit of bosentan against IPF

CPF applauds new guidelines for treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

CPF applauds new guidelines for treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis

Acute viral infection does not appear to cause exacerbation of IPF

Acute viral infection does not appear to cause exacerbation of IPF

News briefs from February issue of journal Chest

News briefs from February issue of journal Chest

Vitamin D deficiency could be linked to development of certain autoimmune lung diseases

Vitamin D deficiency could be linked to development of certain autoimmune lung diseases

CPF honors three critical areas of leadership for Pulmonary Fibrosis community

CPF honors three critical areas of leadership for Pulmonary Fibrosis community

Research findings on pediatric ILD published online in PED

Research findings on pediatric ILD published online in PED

Most influential advances in cardiopulmonary imaging: High-resolution CT and CT pulmonary angiography

Most influential advances in cardiopulmonary imaging: High-resolution CT and CT pulmonary angiography

Using high-resolution CT-scans to screen for LAM is cost-effective in non-smoking women

Using high-resolution CT-scans to screen for LAM is cost-effective in non-smoking women

Researchers receive grant to study how ILD appears in patients with autoimmune diseases

Researchers receive grant to study how ILD appears in patients with autoimmune diseases

Genetists identify gene signature expressed in skin associated with the occurrence of lung disease

Genetists identify gene signature expressed in skin associated with the occurrence of lung disease