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Archive for January, 2017

Cancelling Plans when you have Cystic Fibrosis

As Robert Burns once said “The best-laid plans often go awry”. Living with Cystic Fibrosis can often put a dent in these plans. Cancelling time…

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Cystic Fibrosis Friendships

We all know that infection control policies make it difficult to be friends with other CFers, but we also know that these friendships are like…

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Low-Key Hangout Ideas When you Have CF

Do you ever experience the fear of missing out? It’s easy to want to do it all; school, work, friends, hobbies, family etc. But when…

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Investigating neutrophil extracellular traps (NETs) and countering their role in inflammation

A research team from the Hospital for Sick Children, including Cystic Fibrosis Canada-funded Dr. Nades Palaniyar, has been investigating the function of neutrophil extracellular traps…

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Spotlight: Grant Hoffert

In November, the Victoria Adult Cystic Fibrosis Clinic was presented with the Gold Award for the Evidence-Into-Practice Awards. Grant Hoffert is the Victoria Adult CF…

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Cystic Fibrosis Research Around the World

For the third time in 2016, the work of Cystic Fibrosis Canada has been published in a peer reviewed academic journal. The article highlights an…

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Brenda Chambers-Ivey: Part 1 of 2

Imagine, if you will, being the parents of a sick child, a child who can’t breathe or digest their food properly. Imagine being told that…

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Cystic Fibrosis Canada Fellow Impacting Clinical Care in Ireland

Cystic Fibrosis Canada fellow Dr. Émilie Vallières  is currently completing her PhD at Queen’s University Belfast, where she was involved in several research projects focused…

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NACFC Plenary Summaries

Plenary One: A Cure for All: Leaving No One Behind Dr. Eric Sorscher and Dr. Mitchell Drumm presented the first plenary session at the 2016…

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