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Centro Fibrosi Cistica di Verona

Cystic Fibrosis

Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a genetic, hereditary, autosomal recessive disease. The gene that causes the disease was first identified in 1989, and since then some 2000 different mutations have been discovered.

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The Center

The Cystic Fibrosis Center in Verona is a multispecialty facility of the Veneto Region, set up in accordance with national legislation (Law 548/1993: regional management of cystic fibrosis).

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Preclinical Research

The Center collaborates with the Department of Engineering for Innovation in Medicine - Innovative Biomedicine Section, University of Verona (Director: Prof. Giuseppe Lippi), conducting translational research

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Le giornate di aggiornamento del Centro Regionale Veneto Fibrosi Cistica – Terza Edizione

Fibrosi cistica: problematiche infettivologiche tra antibiotico-resistenza e germi emergenti -
11 – 12 April 2024, Camera di Commercio, Verona

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Laboratory of Respiratory Pathophysiology

The Laboratory provides diagnostic testing for the Center, as well as for community health services, other departments within the Hospital Trust and research activities.

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Paediatric Section

Our operational model is one of global care for the child and their family.
The objective is to upgrade the care available to children, offering specific programmes to leverage monitoring and early intervention. Helping CF patients and their

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Adult Section

The purpose of the Adult Section is to meet the needs of the ever-growing population of adults with CF attending the Center. Each of these patients has their own unique characteristics and needs, in relation to which the strategies and aims of this section focus

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Quality System

The Center has been awarded ISO 9001:2015 Quality Management System accreditation, Certificate No. 194114.
Since 2002, the Center has been recognised as a Regional Reference Center for Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia - Kartagener's Syndrome

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CF Clinical Research Center

The CF Clinical Research Center (CF CRC) was established in April 2008, with the support of the Veneto Region Cystic Fibrosis Association and the US Cystic Fibrosis Research Foundation.

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