Meet the Esbriet Ambassadors and hear their stories

If idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) has affected you, you are not alone. The Esbriet Ambassadors and their families are living with IPF too. Meet the ambassadors and discover their stories in the videos and biographies below.

Who are the Esbriet Ambassadors?

The Esbriet Ambassadors are people who are sharing their life stories and treatment experiences, helping to raise awareness and understanding about IPF and Esbriet® (pirfenidone).

Bob's Story

Learn the role that support has played in Bob's journey with IPF, and his and his doctor's decision to treat Bob's IPF with Esbriet.

Janet’s Story

Find out why Janet and her doctor chose Esbriet to treat her IPF, and how she stays motivated during treatment.

Pete’s Story

Hear how Pete found out his diagnosis, and how he works with his doctors to manage his IPF.

Gary’s Story

Hear how Gary started treatment and how he manages his side effects while on Esbriet.

Jim’s Story

Learn about Jim’s IPF journey, before and during treatment with Esbriet.


Esbriet® (pirfenidone) capsules 267 mg

Find out how Esbriet works to manage IPF and ask your doctor if it may be an option for you.


Become an Esbriet Ambassador

If you would like to share your story about living with or caring for someone with IPF as an Esbriet Ambassador, we want to hear from you. Contact us at 1-844-524-9033.


IPF foundations and support groups

Learn more about community support groups for people with IPF and their families, both in-person and online.