I don’t have cystic fibrosis. I’ve met a few people that do, but I don’t have the foggiest idea what it’s like to have to count out the creon before each meal or find the time in the day to take all the meds and nebs.
I’m just a junior doctor that pretty much fell into doing CF research. But, after ‘falling into CF’ and after hours of experiments and plugging numbers into a spreadsheet, I have felt the buzz of seeing a beautiful graph showing a clear result. Sometimes there are enough of these rare moments to make a story to take to a conference to tell other scientists. That feels good too.
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