Welcome to the Australian Respiratory Early Surveillance Team for Cystic Fibrosis, more commonly known as AREST CF.
The AREST CF team is a collaboration of specialist paediatric cystic fibrosis centres in Perth and Melbourne.
Our team consists of over 60 doctors, researchers, scientists, research management and students dedicated to the improvement of respiratory health and outcomes in children with cystic fibrosis.
We run a unique program aimed specifically at children under the age of seven years called The Early Surveillance Program.
The program focuses on the assessment, treatment and prevention of cystic fibrosis lung disease in young children. By preventing lung disease early in life we believe that individuals with cystic fibrosis will live longer fulfilling lives.
More recently we began clinical trials that are conducted in paediatric hospitals across Australia and New Zealand and you can find information about those clinical trials at this website as well.