1/25/18 - “Blood, Sweat, and Cheers: Scientific Discovery and Cystic Fibrosis Research”

Andrew Feranchak, MD
Visiting Professor of Pediatrics, University of Pittsburgh
Division Director Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition
Department of Pediatrics at Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC

Brief Summary of Lecture: Dr. Feranchak will discuss the genetic basis for cystic fibrosis and the resultant abnormalities in ion transport. He will describe the incidence, pathogenesis, and natural history of cystic fibrosis. He will highlight important discoveries for cystic fibrosis research. 

Start Date: January 25
End Date: January 25
Time: 8-9 a.m.


  • John G. Rangos Sr. Research Center

    Children's Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC
    4401 Penn Avenue
    Floor 3 Conference Center
    Pittsburgh, PA 15224