McMaster University

Firestone Institute for
Respiratory Health

Scope of Search

The Interstitial Lung Disease (ILD) ClinicDr. Kolb and Dr. Cox

Clinical Team:

Dr. Gerard Cox

Dr. Nathan Hambly

Dr. Martin Kolb

Sarah Goodwin

Interstitial Lung Diseases:

These diseases are characterized by a scarring of the lung.


Patient Resources:

There are many great resources patients can use to inform themselves about lung fibrosis. We highly recommend the website for the Canadian Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation:

Our clinic also offers educational pamphlets and annual patient education days.


Research opportunities:

Various collaborative research projects and relationships exist within the FIRH. Our Faculty and staff work together and with institutes around the world in order to study and understand Interstitial Lung Diseases.

For more info about ILD research, including clinical trials at the FIRH please click here