Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is the most common, fatal genetic disease affecting young Canadians. Cystic fibrosis mainly affects people's lungs and digestion

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Applicant Title Institution Province Amount Awarded
Yamashita, Cory Antimicrobial Peptide Fortified Surfactant for the Treatment of Cystic Fibrosis The University of Western Ontario Ontario $25,000
Speert, David Burkholderia cepacia complex bacteria in lung infections in cystic fibrosis: understanding the contribution of bacterial exopolysaccharide production to disease severity. University of British Columbia British Columbia $60,000
Quon, Bradley Discovery of Blood Protein Biomarkers to Monitor Treatment Responses during CF Pulmonary Exacerbations UBC – James Hogg Research Centre British Columbia $45,000
Quon, Bradley Identification of Novel Blood Biomarkers to Predict Pulmonary Exacerbations in Cystic Fibrosis. UBC James Hogg Research Centre British Columbia $50,000
Quon, Bradley Identification of novel plasma biomarkers to predict treatment response in acute exacerbations of cystic fibrosis University of British Columbia British Columbia $45,000
MacDonald, Marilyn Medication Adherence as a Safety Issue: Generating Theory from the Perceptions of Adults with Cystic Fibrosis, Families, and Healthcare Providers on the Medication Management Process Dalhousie University Nova Scotia $10,555
Trinh, Nguyen Understanding CFTR function in bronchial repair and improvement of epithelial regeneration by CFTR rescue Centre de Recherche du CHUM Quebec $42,000
Gardy, Jennifer Genomic epidemiology of non-TB mycobacteria infection in Cystic Fibrosis UBC BC Centre for Disease Control British Columbia $50,000
Guenette, Jordan A double-blind placebo-controlled crossover study to assess the effect of bronchodilation on CF patients UBC Centre for Heart Lung Innovation British Columbia $50,000
Mathur, Sunita Determinants of skeletal muscle function in adults with cystic fibrosis University of Toronto Ontario $20,000