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Current Research: “Acupuncture for the Treatment of Cystic Fibrosis in Teenagers and Young Adults”. Randomised Cross-Over Trial.

Principle Investigator: “Dr. Brenda Golianu, Associate Professor Pain Management  and Anesthesia, Stanford University School of Medicine.”

Location: “Stanford University Hospital Cystic Fibrosis Centre and Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital Cystic Fibrosis Clinic.”

Cost: $30,545 (€23,454)

Estimated Timeline: Completed 2015/published.


Current Research: “CF-CATS (Cystic Fibrosis children and adults Tai Chi Study): Can Tai Chi improve the quality of life for people with Cystic Fibrosis and their carers?” An RCT.

Principle investigator: “Professor Nicola Robinson, London South Bank University.”

Location: “London South Bank University and The Royal Brompton Hospital, London, UK.” (EU’s largest & leading CF Centre).

Cost: €64,948.84 (Phase Two).

Estimated Timeline: Complete 2016.


Current Research: Identification and classification of novel biofilm genes in Pseudomonas aeruginosa”, an invitro study.

Principle Investigator: “Sara Leiman (graduate student) Principle Investigator – Professor Richard M. Losick,

Location: “Harvard University – The Losick lab located at The Biological Laboratories (BioLabs) – Department of Molecular and Cellular Biology.”

Cost: $14,908 (€11,000) co-funded in assocation with Natural Health Research Institute (see useful links section)

Estimated Timeline: Completed 2015.