Inspiration Research Limited (IRL) is an independent company founded in 2003 by Dr. Kenneth Chapman. His vision for Inspiration Research is to educate patients to better manage their diseases and contribute to the advancement of novel therapies.
IRL specializes in clinical trials with patients diagnosed with asthma,COPD and Alpha-1 antitrypsin deficiency.
The clinical trials and PFT lab are overseen by specialists in the area of Respiratory Medicine.
PULMONARY FUNCTION TESTS
Pulmonary Function Tests are valuable tools in the diagnosis of Asthma, COPD and other respiratory diseases.
IRL recognizes the importance of patient education in respiratory health. We have onsite Certified Respiratory Educators through the Canadian Network for Respiratory Care. Providing education in the area of prevention, medication, and action plans.
Covered by OHIP
The cost of the Pulmonary Function testing is covered by OHIP. We accept all patients through physician referrals.
All Pulmonary Function Testing are reviewed and interpretations made by certified Respiorologist following American Thoracic Society (ATS) Guidelines.
WHAT WE DO AT IRL
Since inception, Inspiration Research has participated in developing of several leading treatment for asthma and COPD patients, such as Onbrez and Seebri Breezhaler. Currently, IRL specializes in clinical studies with patients diagnosed with asthma, heart disease and COPD.
In addition, IRL operates a pulmonary function test laboratory that is open on Saturdays. Pulmonary function tests are valuable tools for doctors to diagnose patients with asthma, COPD, and other respiratory disease.
A respiratory condition marked by spasms in the bronchi of the lungs, causing difficulty in breathing. It usually results from an allergic reaction or other forms of hypersensitivity.
Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) is a lung disease characterized by chronic obstruction of lung airflow that interferes with normal breathing and is not fully reversible.
A type of disease that affects the lungs and other parts of the respiratory system such as: asthma, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), pulmonary fibrosis, pneumonia, and lung cancer.
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