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Archive for April, 2018

Celebrating Excellence in Lung Transplant Research & Care

The world’s first successful double-lung transplant for cystic fibrosis (CF) was performed at Toronto General Hospital in 1988. Since then, Canada’s world-renowned surgeons have pioneered…

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Congratulations to the 2017 Research Grant and Award Recipients

Following the January 2018 Scientific Review Panel meeting, where expert scientists and CF community stakeholder representatives reviewed all applications submitted to the Fall Research Competition,…

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Then and Now: Our impact (1960-2017)

Since 1960, Cystic Fibrosis Canada has invested more than $244 million in leading research, care and advocacy, resulting in one of the world’s highest survival…

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2016 Registry Annual Data Report

The 2016 Registry Annual Data Report is now available online in English and French. There are now over 4,200 Canadians with CF and the estimated…

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Collaborating with the Cystic Fibrosis Trust

International partners Cystic Fibrosis Canada and the Cystic Fibrosis Trust are thrilled to announce an international collaboration on the paediatric feasibility study for the Cystic…

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Uncovering New Ways to Tackle Pseudomonas aeruginosa

Pseudomonas aeruginosa is one of the most common lung pathogens in people living with CF. Few drugs exist to treat it and their effectiveness is…

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Cystic Fibrosis Canada Awards Five Summer Research Studentships

Cystic Fibrosis Canada (CF Canada) offers 3-month summer studentships to undergraduate students conducting cystic fibrosis (CF) research at a Canadian institution under the supervision of…

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2015 Registry Annual Report

We are pleased to announce the publication of the 2015 Registry Annual Report! This report has updated information on almost 4,200 Canadians with CF. New…

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Uncovering a new mechanism of antibiotic resistance: a study by Dr. Miguel Valvano’s team

Cystic Fibrosis Canada-funded Dr. Miguel Valvano recently published a study that details a new mechanism of antibiotic resistance. The majority of work in the area…

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