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Cystic Fibrosis Australia announced that the Trustees for the  Australian Cystic Fibrosis Research Trust (ACFRT) approved funding of an important research study coming out of the University of Wollongong, with Nanyang Technological University as the conferring institution.

Chief Investigator  -  Associate Professor Michael Kelso in conjunction with
Associate Professor Scott Rice

Project title – ‘Multi-action antibiotics to treat chronic biofilm infections’

The ACFRT have committed to fund the project to $588,687 over 3 years. 

For the latest update on this research project, click here.

The initial 6 month update for the project can be found here.  For more 

The project was Peer Reviewed to ‘Worlds Best Practice’ by the NHMRC review process.

Thanks are extended to the NHMRC for their cooperation in providing to ACFRT recommendations for funding. CFA offers congratulations to Associate Professor Michael Kelso and his team and we wish them well with the progress and outcomes of this important project for the Cystic Fibrosis community.

Thanks are also extended to the many supporters and donors to ACFRT without whom such valuable research would not be funded. 

Further enquiry can be directed to Cystic Fibrosis Australia on 02 9889 5171 or via