Where your money goes

Thanks to the generosity and commitment of our incredible community, we are able to fund ground-breaking research into vital topics that are affecting people with cystic fibrosis (CF) today.

  • Our research strategy

    The Trust is supporting and enabling the delivery of a broad and dynamic portfolio of world-class research to help ensure every person with CF in the UK can live a long and full life - from supporting biomedical research in the lab, through to large scale clinical trials. Find out more about our plans in our research strategy.

    Check out our research strategy for 2021–2024

  • Research achievements

    See what we've achieved thanks to your support, including the research projects we fund and their achievements, and the extra money we brought into CF research from external funders.

     See how our research has made a difference

  • How we invest

    We are committed to investing in a diverse portfolio of research. Find out how we award our funding, including our UK Cystic Fibrosis Innovation Hub at the University of Cambridge, Strategic Research Centres, Venture and Innovation Awards, Summer Studentships, and more.

    Find out how we invest in research

  • UK Cystic Fibrosis Innovation Hub at the University of Cambridge

    The UK Cystic Fibrosis Innovation Hub, based at the University of Cambridge, is a ground-breaking strategic partnership between Trust and the University of Cambridge. Its aim is to harness multidisciplinary world-class research to accelerate progress towards preventing lung damage in CF and subsequent loss of lung function.

    Read more about the UK CF Innovation Hub

Research we fund

We fund research to tackle some of the most pressing issues in CF today. Find out how your donations are making a difference.

What is CF?

Cystic fibrosis, or CF, affects the lungs, digestive system and other organs. There are around 11,000 people living with it in the UK.

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