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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

In 2018 we announced our five-year strategy, ‘putting the person into personalised medicine,’ which covers how we will invest in research that will deliver treatment and care tailored to individuals with cystic fibrosis. Find out where we are now and how we are solving the biggest challenges.

Check out our research strategy for 2018–2023

Research achievements

See what we've achieved thanks to your support, including the research projects we funded 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 and Summer Studentships 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 Cambridge University 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.


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, and there are over 10,600 people living with it in the UK.

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