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Research Posts

Cystic Fibrosis Canada’s Grant Funding Process

Cystic Fibrosis Canada is a leading funder of cystic fibrosis (CF) research globally. In order to ensure that research funded is of the highest quality,…

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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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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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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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Research Impact: What we have learned about antibiotic resistance from Dr. Miguel Valvano’s work

Cystic Fibrosis Canada-funded Dr. Miguel Valvano completed a three year project in March 2015 that advanced our understanding of bacterial antibiotic resistance. Dr. Valvano studied…

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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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