cystic fibrosis

Opinion: Quebec should screen newborns for cystic fibrosis by Dr. Larry Lands in Montreal Gazette

Published: 10May2017

Half of all CF patients in Canada do not live to see the age of 34, and these are the best results in the world. Treatment is complex, requiring a daily routine that includes consuming many pills...

Dr. Larry Lands Appointed Chair of Cystic Fibrosis Canada Research Advisory Council

Published: 27Mar2017

Dr. Larry Lands, Professor and Division Director of Respiratory Medicine in the Department of Pediatrics, was recently awarded a grant from the US Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of $192,000 over 2...

CFTRc Team Participates in Walk to Make Cystic Fibrosis History!

Published: 31May2016

Once again the Cystic Fibrosis Translational Research Centre (CFTRc) team from McGill University participated in the annual Walk to Make Cystic Fibrosis History. As a nation, Canada raised $3...

McGill Opens Doors Wide for Cystic Fibrosis Research

Published: 27May2016

For McGill scientists specializing in protein-traffi cking diseases such as cystic fi brosis (CF), October 17, 2011 marked a monumental event with the opening of McGill’s Cystic Fibrosis...

Cystic Fibrosis, a Paradigm of Conformational Diseases Presentation

Published: 27May2016

Gergely Lukacs, from the Department of Physiology, talks about cystic fibrosis, a paradigm of conformational diseases. A "Soup and Science" presentation....

David Thomas Interview: Tackling Genetic Diseases on Futures in Biotech

Published: 27May2016

David Thomas, professor and chair in the Department of Biochemistry at McGill University addresses progress in molecular biology and the latest strategies for tackling genetic disease. ...

Dr. John Hanrahan on Cystic Fibrosis, CTV News Interview

Published: 27May2016

Dr. John Hanrahan, of the Cystic Fibrosis Translational Research Centre (CFTRc) from McGill University, appeared on CTV news to explain that a new treatment for the genetic disease is derived from...

Newborn screening for cystic fibrosis

Published: 4May2016

McGill University Health Centre New study reinforces importance of implementing screening in Quebec

New avenue for improved treatment of cystic fibrosis

Published: 8Jul2013

Cystic fibrosis is caused by a mutation in the gene that encodes a particular protein, known as the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (or CFTR). Although this discovery was made...

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