The Leeds Respiratory Research Unit

We deliver high quality patient focused clinical trials in Sleep Medicine, Non invasive ventilation, Cystic Fibrosis, Asthma, Oncology, COPD, TB,  IPF and e Health.

We have an excellent and proven track record in clinical trials recruitment and ensure patients have access to participate in cutting edge clinical trials.

Key areas of Research

Allergy: Mechanism of drug Allergy



Cystic Fibrosis

Informatics: Development of innovative IT solutions to connect clinical data across platforms – Data quality and coding – Trends in chronic disease

Inflammation: inflammation and lung disease

Lung cancer and pleural disease

Psychology: Cognition: Adherence measures in chronic disease – Novel interventions to enhance treatment uptake.

Sleep Medicine and Non invasive ventilation


Clinical trials

New initiatives

2016 – Launch of the Strategic Research Centres  “Cystic Fibrosis arthritis and lung inflammation” Funded by the UK CF Trust

2017- £5.2million award by Yorkshire Cancer Research for lung cancer screening

Recent publications