Date:
Tuesday, January 8, 2013

For services to Healthcare in Northern Ireland, Prof. Stuart Elborn has received a CBE in the UK 2013 New Year Honours list.

Date:
Friday, November 23, 2012

The European Cystic Fibrosis Society (ECFS) is looking to appoint the next Director for the  ECFS Patient Registry

Background

The purpose of the ECFS Patient Registry (ECFSPR) is to measure,...Read more

Date:
Tuesday, September 25, 2012

The European Cystic Fibrosis Society (ECFS) is looking to appoint the next Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Cystic Fibrosis (JCF).

The current Editor-in-Chief, Gerd Döring, will complete his mandate on...Read more

Date:
Friday, July 27, 2012

Vertex Receives European Approval for KALYDECO™ (ivacaftor), the First Medicine to Treat the Underlying Cause of Cystic Fibrosis in People With a Specific Genetic Mutation (G551D)

Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated...Read more

Date:
Monday, June 25, 2012

At the 2012 Dublin conference, European National CF Associations present their continued support towards the ECFS Clincial Trials Network.

Date:
Friday, June 8, 2012

ECFS Award 2012 - Prof. Niels Høiby

Professor Niels Høiby
Prof. Niels Høiby (right) receiving the award from ECFS President Prof. Stuart Elborn

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Date:
Wednesday, February 1, 2012

The ECFS welcomes the approval of Vertex’s KALYDECO (ivacaftor) by the FDA.

Press release available here (external site)

Update from May 25, 2012

Vertex Receives European CHMP Positive Opinion for KALYDECO™...Read more

Date:
Wednesday, July 13, 2011

4 workshops open to external participants included in a pilot PhD programme on: "Molecular and Cellular Biology of the Epithelium in Health and Disease at the University of Lisbon".

Published...Read more

Date:
Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Award Winners at the 8th Basic Science Conference held in Tirrenia, Italy 30 March - 2 April 2011


The ECFS thanks the Chairpersons of the 8th Basic Science Conference:...Read more

Date:
Thursday, March 17, 2011

Young Investigator Awards and Travel Grants

The Scientific Committee of the 34th ECFS Conference has, as part of the abstract review process, selected the abstracts they have deemed...Read more

Date:
Friday, February 25, 2011

A message from the ECFS President and the Director of the ECFS Clinical Trials Network 

The recent trial of VX770 in patients with G551D mutations has reported its...Read more

Date:
Friday, November 5, 2010

Focus of this CF awareness campaign is once more on access to care.

Date:
Tuesday, August 17, 2010

On the 19th June 2010, as part of the closing ceremony of the 33rd European Cystic Fibrosis conference in Valencia, the European Cystic Fibrosis Society was presented a cheque of...Read more

Date:
Wednesday, June 23, 2010

In conjunction with the 33rd ECFS Conference in Valencia, the following awards were presented..

ECFS Award

Prof. Margarida Amaral and Dr. David Sheppard

The 2010 ECFS Award was...Read more

Date:
Tuesday, June 16, 2009

Awards presented at the 32nd ECFS Conference held in Brest, France - 10-13 June 2009

The ECFS Award
Young Investigator Awards
Cesare Romano Awards
Best...Read more

Date:
Monday, May 11, 2009

Basic Science Conference 15-19 April 2009, Tavira, Portugal - Report from the Chairpersons

Michael Gray, Newcastle University, UK
Mitchell Drumm, Case Western Reserve University, USA
Margarida...Read more