These LAM Webisodes are short video clips featuring interviews with four LAM patients, a General Practitioner, a Research Scientist and the Trust’s Director, which are designed to enhance information and understanding about LAM.
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Imeleta Maddox, mother of two from West Auckland, tells her story of diagnosis in 2005 and living with LAM.
Lisa Wyeth, from Invercargill, talks about her diagnosis in 1994 and tells her dramatic story about her double lung transplant.
Lisa Gray, an Auckland lawyer, talks about her diagnosis in 1997 and living a relatively normal life with LAM.
Jess van Slooten
Jess van Slooten, of Christchurch, talks about her diagnosis in 2008, the impact of rapamycin and her extraordinary challenge to beat LAM.
Dr Christine Forster
Dr Christine Forster, GP, talks about the GP’s role in diagnosis and treatment of a LAM patient.
Bronwyn Gray describes the impact of her daughter Lisa’s diagnosis and the NZ LAM Trust’s efforts to help find a cure.
Professor Mervyn Merrilees
Professor Mervyn Merrilees, of Auckland University’s Medical School, describes international research efforts to solve LAM.