• CFTR Modulation

    Learn how some emerging treatments that modulate the CFTR gene can have long-term benefits for patients.

  • Disease Awareness

    The Disease Awareness section contains in-depth information regarding the epidemiology, pathophysiology, manifestation and diagnostic techniques for cystic fibrosis.

  • Upcoming Events

    View the upcoming events calendar which contains key respiratory and cystic fibrosis conferences that take place throughout the year.


Cystic Fibrosis Knowledge Centre

This Knowledge Centre has been developed to aid healthcare professionals in their approach to diagnosis of cystic fibrosis. The site includes expansive Disease Awareness, Symptomatic and Emerging Treatments sections and a Resources area which aims to provide accurate and medical support for healthcare professionals that would like to learn more about cystic fibrosis and its disease manifestations.

  • Prof. Isabelle Fajac, MD, PhD

    This Knowledge Centre and all of the subsequent sections have been independently reviewed for clinical accuracy by Prof. Isabelle Fajac, MD, PhD (January 2017). Click here to read her short biography.


    Disease Awareness

    Disease Awareness<br /><br />

    In depth overview of disease pathogensis, disease pathways, treatment pathways and complications of disease for cystic fibrosis.

    Symptomatic Treatment

    Symptomatic Treatment

    Discover how a more holistic approach to care and intensive symptomatic treatment has increased the life expectancy for cystic fibrosis from a few months to a few decades.

    Emerging Treatment

    Emerging Treatment<br /><br />

    Explore several novel and emerging treatments for cystic fibrosis such as ivacaftor, a CFTR modulator.


    Resources<br /><br />

    A collection of useful links, resources, materials and events within the respiratory and genetic disease fields, related to cystic fibrosis.


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