CFI, in partnership with the Midlands Branch, held two information evenings for Parents & Carers in Portlaoise (October 21st) and Dublin (November 4th). The evenings primarily focused on new treatments in the pipelines for people with Cystic Fibrosis.
Dr Ed McKone, CF Consultant from St Vincent's University Hospital, Dublin, was keynote speaker and shared his expert insight and knowledge regarding the treatment pipeline for people with CF in Ireland.
Click play on the videos below to view the presentations and discussions from the Portlaoise Information Evening, which was live streamed on the night.
Welcome Address by Midlands Branch
Progress Update by Philip Watt, Chief Executive, CFI
New Therapies in CF by Dr. Ed McKone, CF Consultant, St. Vincent's Hospital
The Approval Process for New Therapies by Katie Murphy, Research & Development Officer, CFI
Question & Answer Session
More Information Evenings are planned for 2016, with details to be announced soon.