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My Lung Transplant Journey: Guest Post from Wally Speckert

My name is Wally Speckert. I am a 56-year-old CF adult. When I was born, the life expectancy was only 4 years of age.  I…

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How to Balance it all

We know “work-life” balance is a hot topic these days, but it is not often enough that chronic illness gets put in the mix. Between…

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Be a Donor Month

April is Be a Donor Month. According to BeADonor.ca, one donor can save up to 8 lives through organ donation and enhance the lives of up…

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Call for participants: May Awareness 2017

May is cystic fibrosis awareness month and this year, Cystic Fibrosis Canada wants Canadians to know how important affordable access to medicine and care is…

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On Parenting: Notes from a fertility expert

Cystic Fibrosis Canada will be profiling different journeys of fertility and parenting with CF. If you are interested in sharing your story please email tgillespie@cysticfibrosis.ca….

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Tips for Long Hospital Stays

No one enjoys an extended hospital stay. But hopefully you can make your home away from home a bit more tolerable with these tips from…

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Q&A with Cystic Fibrosis Canada Studentship Recipient, Erik van Tilburg Bernardes

Erik van Tilburg Bernardes is a recent MSc graduate from the University of Calgary. His work focuses on the bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa, which is considered…

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Cystic Fibrosis Canada Announces 2016 Research Grant and Award Recipients

In January 2017, Cystic Fibrosis Canada’s Scientific Review Panel met to review applications submitted to the 2016 Fall Research Competition, the largest competition of the…

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Brenda Chambers-Ivey: Part 2 of 2

On July 28, 2003, life changed when I received the breath of life from the most amazing set of new lungs! Mine had served me…

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