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

Imeleta Maddox, mother of two from West Auckland, tells her story of diagnosis in 2005 and living with LAM.

#1 Diagnosis: 2005
#2 Living with LAM

Lisa Wyeth

Lisa Wyeth, from Invercargill, talks about her diagnosis in 1994 and tells her dramatic story about her double lung transplant.

#1 Diagnosis: 1994
#2 Lung Transplant: 2004
#3 Living with New Lungs

Lisa Gray

Lisa Gray, an Auckland lawyer, talks about her diagnosis in 1997 and living a relatively normal life with LAM.

#1 Diagnosis: 1997
#2 Living 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.

#1 Diagnosis: 2008
#2 Jess vs LAM

Dr Christine Forster

Dr Christine Forster, GP, talks about the GP’s role in diagnosis and treatment of a LAM patient.

#1 A Family Doctor’s Role
#2 Diagnosing LAM

Bronwyn Gray

Bronwyn Gray describes the impact of her daughter Lisa’s diagnosis and the NZ LAM Trust’s efforts to help find a cure.

#1 Finding Out About LAM
#2 Taking Action on LAM
#3 Treatment & Research

Professor Mervyn Merrilees

Professor Mervyn Merrilees, of Auckland University’s Medical School, describes international research efforts to solve LAM.

#1 Understanding LAM
#2 Solving LAM