Welcome to the CFTRc

The Cystic Fibrosis Translational Research Centre aims to find a cure for cystic fibrosis through a team of passionate researchers, a variety of CF platforms, and active involvement in raising funds and awareness in both the public and research communities.

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CFTRc Sponsored Seminar Series

Over the next several months the centre will be presenting several seminars in a series featuring expert investigators. To view any upcoming seminars either at the McGill Downtown Campus or the Glen Campus, look through our events page.

Upcoming Vertex Seminars

Primary Airway Cell Biobank (PACB)

The first of its kind in Canada, the PACB provides researchers in the respiratory field across Canada with a portal to the "gold-standard" of high-quality primary airway cells representing genetic variability. 

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Optical Imaging Facility

Request a training for all your microscopy needs, and the Facility will set up a consultation with you to determine the best fit for you and your research, followed by analysis assistance for publications.


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Additional Platforms

Visit our Platforms page to see what else the CFTRc has to offer. Characterize transepithelial, whole cell, and single channel current in the Electrophysiology platform or access shRNA or siRNA libraries for genome-scale screening for human through the High Through-Put Screening.



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