Lung Clearance Index in the assessment of airways disease
Infant lung function
Lung imaging and physiology
Role of mucins in CF airway pathophysiology
Lung infections in CF
Clinical research skills: multiple breath washout tests and analysis, pulmonary function testing, sputum induction, endo-bronchial biopsy, brushing and lavage.
Clinical trials experience: study design, applying for ethical approval, patient recruitment, data collection and statistical analysis
Technical and laboratory skills: signal processing and data analysis for multiple breath washout tests, washout apparatus design and testing, sputum processing and analysis.