John Dennis’ Pulmonary Fibrosis Journey
“I’m relishing the fact that I can breathe,” declares John Dennis when he woke up after his single-lung transplant at Toronto General Hospital (TGH) in early March 2021. In this […]
Universal Blood-Type Organs for Transplant – Dr Marcelo Cypel
A team of Canadian scientists have proven it’s possible to safely convert the blood type in donor organs intended for transplantation. The findings are an important step towards creating universal type O organs, which would significantly improve fairness in organ allocation and decrease mortality for patients on waitlists. Dr. Marcelo Cypel, one of the scientists involved in the research joins us to tell us more about this vital research.
IPF Therapies: Pills to Lung Transplants – Dr. Shapera & Dr. Keshavjee
Dr. Shane Shapera and Dr. Shaf Keshavjee share expert insights on therapies for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and lung transplants in this educational webinar
My Lung Transplant Journey: It Started With A Cough – Warren Harper
Warren Harper was diagnosed with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and would soon begin his lung transplant journey. This is his story. Tune in to this session and get firsthand insights into his experience.
Lung Transplant and Pulmonary Fibrosis – Dr. Martin Kolb
Tune in as Dr. Martin Kolb, speaks to patients and caregivers about progressing fibrosis interstitial lung diseases. In this CPFF Educational Session, Dr. Kolb explains interstitial lung diseases (non-fibrotic, fibrotic, progressive fibrotic – prototype IPF), diagnosis (splitting vs. Lumping), and management of progressive fibrotic ILD.