17th Scientific Meeting - Mukoviszidose Institute

17th Scientific Meeting - Mukoviszidose Institute
21-22nd September 2017, Schloss Waldthausen, Germany
Organoids as models for disease and treatment in CF

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Workshop: Directed Differentiation of iPS Cells into Systems to Model CF Lung Disease

On 2-5 May 2017 the SickKids Hospital (Toronto, Canada) and Cystic Fibrosis Canada will organise a comprehensive three day workshop on methods to maintain human iPS cells in culture, and directed differentiation of these cells to epithelial cells suitable as a model for the study of Cystic Fibrosis.  In this workshop trainees will have the opportunity to perform critical steps of the protocols. 
Detailed programme and conditions available here 

Post-doctoral fellowship in CF Research - Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA

Post-doctoral fellowship in CF Research - Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
Departments of Genetics and Genome Sciences and Pediatrics.

The laboratories of Professors Ann Harris and Mitchell Drumm  and collaborators  are currently seeking to recruit outstanding post-doctoral fellows for their advanced training programs in research areas related to the genetics, genomics and physiology of CF. There are additional opportunities for translational research and topics of personalized medicine.

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Clinical Trial Network (ECFS-CTN) Project Manager - Renewable full time contract of one year

The European Cystic Fibrosis Society - Clinical Trial Network (ECFS-CTN) wants to appoint a Project Manager.

The ECFS-CTN is a network of independent specialist Cystic Fibrosis Centres across Europe who have voluntarily formed an alliance to improve the outcome of patients with cystic fibrosis (CF). The aim of the ECFS-CTN is to intensify clinical research in terms of quality and quantity to ensure people with CF have access to effective treatment as quickly as possible.

The coordinating centre of the ECFS-CTN is located in Leuven, at the University Hospital Leuven, and is currently staffed by 1 coordinator, 2 part-time assistants, a Standardisation coordinator (located in Belfast) and a Quality Manager (located in Montpellier). The Project Manager will be involved in the day to day functioning of the network and will work in close collaboration with the ECFS CTN Executive Coordinator.


  • A full time contract of one year, that could be prolonged
  • A challenging job in a stimulating environment
  • A job that makes a difference
  •  A job with an international flavour

Application deadline: 7 April 2017

Post-doctoral Fellowship – University of Washington (Seattle, USA)

The University of Washington in Seattle (USA) is recruiting accomplished and motived post-doctoral fellows in cystic fibrosis infection research.

PhD Fellowship - BioSys Lisbon, Portugal

The Biosystems and Integrative Sciences Institute (BioSys) PhD Programme in Biological Systems - Functional and Integrative Genomics is an international programme for talented and highly motivated students of any nationality. 

Applications for the 2017 edition are open.

Deadline: 21 October 2016

Research Lecturer in Respiratry Diseases - The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) in Dublin

The Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) in Dublin is looking for a Research Lecturer in Respiratry Diseases

Closing date: 16th September 2016

Cystic Fibrosis – Clinical Fellow, Brisbane, Australia

The Prince Charles Hospital Adult Cystic Fibrosis Centre, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, is looking for a Cystic Fibrosis Clinical Fellow.

  • Temporary, fulltime for 12 months. 
  • Commencement February 2017 (start date can be negotiated).

Press Release from European Respiratory Journal

Dramatic rise expected in adults living with cystic fibrosis.


Mobile application for children with CF supported by the Horizon2020 programme. 
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ECFS Future Events




- ECFS Steering Committee Meetings, Lisbon, Portugal, 26-27 January 2017:
    . ECFS CTN 
    . ECFS Patient Registry
    . Standards of Care

- ECFS 14th Annual Diagnostic Network Working Group Meeting, Ljubljana, Slovenia, 16-18 February 2017
- ECFS 14th ECFS Basic Science Conference, Albufeira, Portugal, 29 March, 01 April 2017
- ECFS 40th European CF Conference - 07-10 June, Sevilla, Spain

Fellowship in Cystic Fibrosis

Queensland Health is offering a fellowship in Cystic Fibrosis in the Adult CF Centre of Prince Charles Hospital - Chermside - Queensland - Australia.

Post-doctoral Research Associate in Cystic Fibrosis

The Institute for Cell & Molecular Biosciences in Newcastle is looking for a Post-doctoral Research Associate in Cystic Fibrosis.
The deadline for applications is April 30, 2015

Respiratory Physiologist

Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust (UK) is seeking a Respiratory Physiologist to be based at the Royal Brompton Hospital in their Respiratory BRU LCI Core Facility.

Please find all details in the links below:

Locum Consultant in Cystic Fibrosis - London, UK

The Royal Brompton & Harefield NHS Foundation Trust is seeking to appoint a LOCUM CONSULTANT IN CYSTIC FIBROSIS to be based at the Royal Brompton Hospital. 
Closing date: 25th October 2015.

Consultant in Paediatric Respiratory Medicine - Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital, UK

The Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital is looking for a consultant in paediatric respiratory medicine to play a major role in the development of their large tertiary cystic fibrosis service.