Anti-inflammatory Diet for PF – Tracey Reed

In this webinar, Tracey Reed will provide an introduction to what an anti-inflammatory diet is, how it supports pulmonary fibrosis, and simple changes you can make in your diet. She will also discuss mast cell involvement in fibrosis and dietary strategies to help stabilize mast cells. Tracey is a Certified Holistic Nutritional Consultant, an instructor […]

The Genetics of PF – Dr. Richard Allen

Dr. Richard Allen will discuss the genetics of PF in this webinar. He will introduce genetics and how generic variations can lead to disease, discuss the genetic changes associated with IPF and other forms of PF, and explore the implications for new treatments and for familial PF patients. His talk will draw on his research […]

Vaultt – An App for Patients & Caregivers: Audrey Bond

Audrey Bond, founder, and CEO will be presenting information on Vaultt, an app that helps patients, families, and caregivers securely organize, track and share vital health information. This event will take place during the weekly national Patient Support Group meeting as a webinar and will be recorded for on-demand viewing.

Creating 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 […]

Advance Care Planning – ​​Karine Diedrich

Learn about advance care planning in this webinar featuring Karine Diedrich from the Canadian Hospice and Palliative Care Association, which oversees Advance Care Planning Canada. Karine will talk to us about advance care planning, a process of reflection, and communication. It is a time for you to reflect on your values and wishes, and to […]

Clinical Trials – Todd Georgieff

Get an in-depth walk-through of clinical trials and how they work in this webinar featuring Todd Georgieff. Speaker Profile Todd Georgieff, a resident of Montreal, Quebec, is a collaborative, strategic leader and excellent communicator with almost 30 years of experience in pharmaceutical drug development in North America, Europe, Latin America, Asia and Australia. He is […]

Mental Health – Dr. Elisabeth Saxton

Dr. Elisabeth Saxton is a clinical psychologist that has worked with individuals managing chronic pain and illness for over a decade. Tune in to listen to what she has to say about mental health. Elisabeth graduated from Clinical Psychology in 2005 and after a period working with children and teens doing assessment and treatment, she […]

Novel AI Diagnostics & Technology in PF – Colin Edwards

Learn how novel AI diagnostics and technology help in the delivery of good healthcare and research for pulmonary fibrosis in this webinar featuring Colin Edwards. Speaker Profile Colin Edwards is Chief Scientific Officer and co-founder of patientMpower Ltd, an Irish digital healthcare company specializing in monitoring lung and kidney health. He is responsible for the […]

Mast Cells in PF – Tracey Reed

In this webinar, Tracey Reed will share why it is important to know about mast cells as a contributing factor to the development of pulmonary fibrosis. This presentation will be the first in a 3-part series, and will look at: • The role of mast cells in the body • When they go awry and aren’t […]

Dietary Strategies to Stabilize Mast Cells – Tracey Reed

Following the presentation on Pulmonary Fibrosis and Mast Cells, this next presentation by Nutritional Consultant Tracey Reed looks at some dietary strategies to help reduce the mast cell component of pulmonary fibrosis. These science-based strategies include: • Food preparation tips to get started• Nutrients to add to your diet and the foods that contain them• […]

Other lifestyle strategies to stabilize mast cells – Tracey Reed

Following the presentations on Pulmonary Fibrosis and Mast Cells, and Dietary Strategies to Stabilize Them, this next presentation by Nutritional Consultant Tracey Reed looks at some other lifestyle strategies to help reduce the mast cell component of pulmonary fibrosis. This presentation is the last part in a three-part series that looks at the role of […]