Jean-François Lesure

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Cystic fibrosis is a fatal human genetic disease caused by mutations in the CFTR gene encoding a cAMP-activated chloride channel. It is characterized by abnormal fluid transport across secretory epithelia and chronic inflammation in lung, pancreas, and intestine. Because cystic fibrosis (CF) pathophysiology cannot be explained solely by dysfunction of(More)
BACKGROUND The Reunion Island is a French administrative department located in the Indian Ocean between the islands of Madagascar and Mauritius. Its population is known to be at a high risk of cystic fibrosis (CF). METHODS Data concerning all CF patients born at the Reunion Island was extracted from the French CF Registry. Twenty-eight(More)
Cystic fibrosis is a fatal human genetic disease caused by mutations in the CFTR gene encoding a cAMP-activated chloride channel. It is characterized by abnormal fluid transport across secretory epithelia and chronic inflammation in lung, pancreas, and intestine. Because cystic fibrosis (CF) pathophysiology cannot be explained solely by dysfunction of(More)