Cystic Fibrosis Unit - Institute for Respiratory Health

Cystic Fibrosis Unit

About

The Cystic Fibrosis and Bronchiectasis Unit conducts clinical and laboratory research into these serious respiratory conditions. The dedicated team is committed to assisting in the search for new and improved treatments and providing high-quality care for patients with cystic fibrosis and bronchiectasis.

The group has an excellent track record in attracting competitive research grants, both from Australian and international sources.

The Cystic Fibrosis Research Group are recognised as world leaders and have an extensive collaborative network with the leading researchers in cystic fibrosis throughout Australia and internationally.

People

The Cystic Fibrosis and Bronchiectasis Unit is made up of a multi-disciplinary team of doctors, nurses, physiotherapists and allied health staff.

Current research projects

  • Airway Clearance
  • High Intensity Interval Training
  • Infection with Clostridium difficile
  • The Gut Microbiome
  • Pseudomonas aeruginosa.

Unit highlights

The CF Research Unit has several highlights for 2017/18. These include:

  • Dr Anna Tai was awarded the Thoracic Society Australia and New Zealand Vertex Adult Cystic Fibrosis Fellowship for 2017/18.

Top publications

Our team
The Cystic Fibrosis and Bronchiectasis Unit is made up of a multi-disciplinary team of doctors, nurses, physiotherapists and allied health staff.
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