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Community Reviewers help Cystic Fibrosis Canada Fund New Research

One of the guiding principles of Cystic Fibrosis Canada’s Strategic Plan is to ensure that our work resonates with the Canadian cystic fibrosis (CF) community….

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The cystic fibrosis gene discovery is a Nobel Prize worthy discovery 

On Tuesday May 9, 1989, Cystic Fibrosis Canada-funded researcher, Dr. Lap-Chee Tsui, and his team at the Hospital for Sick Children in Toronto, together with…

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Meet the Team: Maggie McIlwaine

Meet Maggie: an avid traveler with a passion for the outdoors, and a 48-year history working in cystic fibrosis (CF) clinics. Since her time working…

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Exercise and CF

While exercise has long been a recommended component of routine cystic fibrosis (CF) care, a recently published international, multicenter study co-funded by Cystic Fibrosis Canada,…

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Using the Cystic Fibrosis Program for Individualized Therapy (CFIT) to enable therapy discovery for those people with rare CF-causing mutations

It has been an exciting year for Canadians impacted by cystic fibrosis (CF), particularly now with Trikafta being funded in all jurisdictions in Canada. However,…

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CF Canada and the Cystic Fibrosis Trust team up for CLIMB-CF Study: Testing Home Monitoring in Young People

Research about home monitoring in young people with cystic fibrosis (CF), funded in part by Cystic Fibrosis Canada and the Cystic Fibrosis Trust, and co-authored…

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Cystic Fibrosis Canada continues research into COVID-19 and cystic fibrosis with new grant from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR)

To continue the important global research into COVID-19 and cystic fibrosis (CF) that began in March of 2020, Dr. Anne Stephenson, Medical Director of Cystic…

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Meet the Team: Dr. Paul Eckford

Behind the scenes of Cystic Fibrosis Canada, is a strong and dedicated team of passionate individuals who are committed to supporting and improving the lives…

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How Cystic Fibrosis Canada Funded Researchers Are Tackling The Problem Of Bacterial Infections In Lungs Of People With CF

Over the past 60 years, much progress has been made by the cystic fibrosis (CF) research community to improve quality of life and care for…

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