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Research sandpits

A key element in our long-term strategy is being alert to new developments, horizon scanning so that we are ready to respond quickly and efficiently.

Research sandpits stimulate new thinking and innovation, and are particularly effective in promoting the interdisciplinary approaches to solving complex biomedical problems.

The idea of a research sandpit is to identify an area where there is a shortfall in expertise within the cystic fibrosis research community, and create an environment for experts outside of cystic fibrosis and established cystic fibrosis researchers to explore ways of working together to crack a major problem. 

Previous sandpits 

Digesting CF – 8 Feb 2016
To facilitate fresh, new thinking to generate innovative ideas in the area of the GI tract in cystic fibrosis. 

Clinical Trials Forum - 15 May 2014
To identify the issues that hamper running clinical trials in this country, and to see how the Trust can help break down those barriers.

Research we're funding

The Trust is committed to funding and supporting cutting-edge research to find new and better treatments for cystic fibrosis. Take a look at some of that work and the progress that is being made.

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What is cystic fibrosis?

Find out more about cystic fibrosis, its diagnosis and how it is treated, as well as useful links to our publications and other organisations who can help.

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