To provide an opportunity for junior CF researchers to benefit from the mentoring and support of established CF researchers. To support appropriate, innovative basic science and clinical research, that will advance the understanding and treatment of CF.

 "Supporting talented young scientists and helping them develop successful careers in cystic fibrosis related research is such an important goal. I am delighted to be a part of the CF RIA program."
Bonnie Ramsay, MD
Director, Center for Clinical and Translational Research, Seattle Children’s Research Institute


CF RIA is a program designed to support innovative basic science and clinical research in the field of CF. The program provides promising junior investigators individual awards to conduct research in this field. By providing opportunities for junior investigators to advance our understanding of CF, the program may find ways to enhance the lives of those people living with CF.

“The RIA program offers great opportunity for young investigators to be supported for innovative research.”
Michael Knowles, MD
Professor of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Marsico Lung Institute and Cystic Fibrosis Research Center University of North Carolina

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