Welcome to the ILD Collaborative blog. The blog is organized in three themes.

  1. Articles that describe original research and initiatives the ILD Collaborative is engaged in.
  2. Patient stories that are based on interviews with patients and caregivers on the experiences and life with ILDs.
  3. Interviews with clinicians and providers on clinical topics of patient care, and with physician scientists on their research.

A Personal Perspective: Lung Transplant Evaluation

Apr 01, 2019
After being diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, Judy Amendola learned that the average time of survival was three to five years. But, luckily, she’s beaten the odds. “I happen to have a longer trajectory and have surpassed the five years,” she says. “But things are coming to a head.”