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Archive for December, 2016

The vital impact of research on a community and personal level

Guest post by Miriam Schroeder, CF community member Dr. Valerie Chappe, Associate Professor in the Department of Physiology and Biophysics at Dalhousie University, does groundbreaking…

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Cystic Fibrosis Canada-funded researchers on international team awarded prestigious grant

Two Canadian researchers, John Hanrahan from McGill University and Janet Rossant from the Hospital for Sick Children, are members of a six person international team…

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Digital Health Week: Using technology to assist with transition to adult care

Transitioning from an adolescent to a young adult can be an exciting and challenging time. As people with cystic fibrosis (CF) approach late adolescence and…

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Registry Facts: Part 2

Having launched our 2014 Canadian CF Registry Annual Report this past summer, we’re going to continue sharing some of the data highlights with you this…

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Studying Bacteria in CF Lungs

We recently talked to PhD-funded student Fiona Whelan from McMaster University, who is currently studying the lung microbiome – that is, microorganisms in the lungs…

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IN THE NAME OF HEALTH

Official leave from hospital to go on 25 km national walk Despite being hospitalized and with only 40% lung capacity, Caroline Guillotte, a vibrant woman with…

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Understanding how inflammation works in cystic fibrosis

Inflammatory lung disease is the major cause of illness and death in people with cystic fibrosis (CF), caused by a destructive cycle of airway obstruction,…

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Introducing: CF Registry Facts

Last month we launched the 2014 Canadian CF Registry Annual Report! The Registry demonstrates our enhanced focus on leading in quality improvement and excelling in…

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Understanding How Other Proteins in the Body Interact with CFTR

Cystic Fibrosis Canada-funded researcher Dr. Igor Stagljar is part of a team doing ground-breaking research that could lead to new drug targets to treat cystic…

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