Respiratory - Current Research

Respiratory research taking place at North Bristol NHS Trust

With over 15 years of commercial and non-commercial research.  The research team led by Professor Maskell is one of the largest and most successful clinical and academic pleural research teams in the UK. For nearly a decade they have been designing and delivering practice-changing clinic trials, improving the lives of patients with mesothelioma, pleural infection, and pneumothorax.They have tested new devices designed to manage recurrent pleural effusions and pneumothorax, including a first in human trial which led to an international multi-centre randomised controlled trial (SEAL-MPE trial). The multidisciplinary team includes highly skilled and motivated research nurses, managers, clinical research fellows and clinical academics. The team has also successfully been awarded research grants of more than £5million.

Please download or view our current list of Respiratory research studies pdf. Please speak to the person treating you to see if there is a research study that may be able to help you.

To discover more clinical trials that are taking place, visit the UK Clinical Trials Gateway. You can search by a particular health condition, trial or drug name.