Forty years of newborn screening for cystic fibrosis, Norwich, UK, March 5, 2020

Please may I bring to your kind attention an event we are organising in Norwich, UK on Thursday 5th March 2020, in connection with the 40th anniversary of the setting up of the first successful prospective new-born screening programme for cystic fibrosis in the world- As you are probably t aware this started in East Anglia in 1980 with efforts from Dr Anthony Heeley, then director of the regional screening unit and others

This event will look at the historic and scientific aspects of new-born screening for CF as well as its future, with a variety of expert talks. Further details and registration are available here:

Dr Anjay Pillai
Consultant in Paediatrics and Paediatric Respiratory Medicine
Jenny Lind Childrens Hospital
Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust
Colney Lane ,Norwich NR4 7UY

Centre director, NNUH paediatric CF centre