Kevin P Fennelly (National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute, National Institutes of Health, MD, US) is Chair of the ATS Assembly on on Pulmonary Infections and Tuberculosis (PI-TB). He talked to us about an area of current interest to him, cough physiology in elderly women with nontuberculous mycobacterial infections.
Questions1. What is the so-called ‘Lady Windermere syndrome’ and why is this description misleading? (0:11)
2. Could you tell us a little about your recent study investigating cough physiology in elderly women with nontuberculous mycobacterial (NTM) infections? (1:19)
3. What are the implications of these findings on the treatment of this study population? (2:53)
4. What were the strengths and limitations of this study? (3:35)
5. What future studies are planned? (4:08)
Speaker disclosure: Kevin P Fennelly has nothing to disclose in relation to this video interview.
Filmed at the American Thoracic Society (ATS) International Conference 2018, San Diego, CA, US, May 2018.