Funding for this research was provided by:
Institute of Breathing and Sleep
Lung foundation Australia (Lizotte Family Grant for IPF research)
NHMRC Centre of research excellence in pulmonary fibrosis (This grant has five core research platforms, this project falls within one of the five platforms)
Received: 7 October 2021
Accepted: 20 October 2021
First Online: 10 November 2021
: Ethical approval for this study was granted by the Alfred Health Human Research Ethics Committee (Project: 46405 (Local reference: 542/18) in November 2018 with governance approvals received from each of the participating sites (Austin Health SSA/46405/Austin/2019; Royal Prince Alfred Hospital SSA/19/RPAH/110; The Princes Charles Hospital; SSA/2019/QPCH?46405). Written informed consent will be obtained from all participants.
: Not applicable.
: The authors declare that they have no competing interests.