Mukoviszidose e.V. (the German CF association) Scientific Meeting - September 2018

The German CF association (Mukoviszidose e.V.) will host its annual Scientific Meeting in Bad Salzschlirf (near Fulda)/Germany, on 27 - 28 September 2018
The chairs Olaf Eickmeier (Frankfurt), Barbara Kahl (Münster) and Burkhard Tümmler (Hannover) are working on an exciting programme about “Anti-infective and anti-inflammatory strategies to modulate the CF-microbiome”. 
Registration and the call for abstracts start in April. 

University of Geneva, Switzerland - Medical Faculty - Department of Cell Physiology and Metabolism

University of Geneva, Switzerland.

As from January 1st 2018, a Post-doctoral Position will be available at the Department of Cell Physiology and Metabolism of the Geneva Medical Faculty.

Application deadline: 15 October 2017.

Contact: Marc Chanson, PhD Associate Professor 

Detailed offer

15th ECFS Diagnostic Network Working Group Annual Meeting - First Announcement

Mark your calendar: The 15th ECFS Diagnostic Network Working Group Annual Meeting will take place in St. Gallen, Switzerland, on 08-10 February 2018,
hosted by Jürg Barben.

First Announcement

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.

Israel Annual Cystic Fibrosis Society Conference

Israel Annual Cystic Fibrosis Society Conference, 19-21 October 2017
Dan Caesarea, Israel
Detailed programme

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

Applications closed

Free live webinar: Airway Clearance in Cystic Fibrosis

A free live webinar will be organised on 02-03 October 2017.
Aerosolized Agents for Airway Clearance in Cystic Fibrosis: When, How and Why?

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ECFS Future Events


- ECFS Steering Committee Meetings, Brussels, Belgium, 25-26 January 2018.
    . ECFS CTN 
    . ECFS Patient Registry
    . Standards of Care

- ECFS 15th Annual Diagnostic Network Working Group Meeting,St. Gallen, Switzerland, 08-10 February 2018
- ECFS 15th ECFS Basic Science Conference, Loutraki, Greece,  21-24 March 2018
- ECFS 41st European CF Conference - 06-09 June 2018, Belgrade, Serbia


Mobile application for children with CF supported by the Horizon2020 programme. 
For more details, click here.

Press Release from European Respiratory Journal

Dramatic rise expected in adults living with cystic fibrosis. is an independent information resource supporting physicians, clinicians and leading industry professionals in continuously developing their knowledge

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.

Detailed offer