Press Releases

04/16/2015   Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics Announces $14 Million Research Expansion with Genzyme
01/30/2015   Statement from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation on President Obama's Precision Medicine Initiative Event
12/29/2014   FDA Approves Ivacaftor for People with R117H Mutation of Cystic Fibrosis
12/10/2014   Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics Announces $15 Million Research Project with Shire for Development of Novel CF Treatment
11/19/2014   Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Royalty Sale Will Be Transformational for People with CF
11/05/2014   Vertex Submits New Drug Application to FDA for Potential Combination Drug for Most Common CF Mutation
10/22/2014   FDA Panel Recommends Approval of Ivacaftor for People with R117H Mutation of CF
07/31/2014   Vertex Announces Phase 2 Results of Combination Treatment in People with One Copy of the F508del CF Mutation
06/24/2014   CFF Applauds Successful Phase 3 Results of Ivacaftor (Kalydeco) and Lumacaftor (VX-809) Drug Combination for People with Two Copies of F508del
05/15/2014   Across the Country, Great Strides are Underway to Find a Cure for Cystic Fibrosis
04/22/2014   Comedian Lewis Black & Friends Fight for a Cure for Cystic Fibrosis in Star-Studded Evening
03/04/2014   Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics Extends Drug Development Collaboration with Proteostasis Therapeutics
02/21/2014   FDA Approves Expanded Use of Kalydeco™ for Eight Additional Mutations that Cause CF
02/11/2014   Expert Panel to Brief Congress on Innovative Models for Advancing Personalized Medicine and Improving High-Quality, Coordinated Care for Rare Diseases
12/03/2013   Senator Michael Bennet Receives Breath of Life Legislator Award from Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
10/15/2013   Salt Lake City to Host World’s Largest Cystic Fibrosis Medical Conference
05/17/2013   Tens of Thousands to Walk for a Cure for Cystic Fibrosis
12/07/2012   Walgreens Completes Transaction to Gain Ownership Stake in Cystic Fibrosis Specialty Pharmacy
10/09/2012   Orlando to Host World’s Largest Cystic Fibrosis Medical Meeting
10/02/2012   Walgreens and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Form Alliance to Operate Cystic Fibrosis Specialty Pharmacy
07/30/2012   Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Unveils a New Logo
06/27/2012   Statement from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation on Passage of the EXPERRT Act in the U.S. Senate
06/20/2012   Statement from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation on Passage of the EXPERRT Act in House of Representatives
05/17/2012   Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Launches “Walk Weekend” – More Than 200 Great Strides Fundraisers Scheduled Nationwide for May 19-20
05/10/2012   Statement from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation on the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s Health Subcommittee Approval of the EXPERRT Act
05/08/2012   Phase 2 Study of Kalydeco and VX-809 in Combination Shows Promising Interim Results
04/25/2012   Statement from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation on Senate HELP Committee’s Approval of the EXPERRT Act
04/19/2012   New Website Offers Information on Cystic Fibrosis Gene Mutations
04/05/2012   Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Awarded First Place in YouTube Nonprofit Video Contest
01/31/2012   The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Applauds FDA Approval of Kalydeco, First Drug to Address the Underlying Cause of Cystic Fibrosis
11/16/2011   Genzyme and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics Announce Collaboration to Discover New CF Drugs
11/02/2011   CF Foundation Issues Statement on The New England Journal of Medicine Study Showing Evidence of Success in Treating Underlying Cause of CF
11/01/2011   Anaheim to Host World’s Largest Gathering on Cystic Fibrosis Research and Care
07/06/2011   Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Announces Aptalis Pharma as Title Sponsor of its Premier Cycling Event for 2011
06/22/2011   Teens Lobby Congress to Raise Awareness of Cystic Fibrosis
06/09/2011   Phase 2 Study of Two Potential CF Therapies — VX-770 and VX-809 — Shows Promising Results in Patients with Most Common Mutation
05/18/2011   Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Launches “Walk Weekend”– More Than 200 Great Strides Fundraisers Scheduled for May 21-22
03/19/2011   U.S. Senator Ron Wyden and U.S. Representatives Edward Markey and Cliff Stearns Honored for Leadership on Behalf of People with Cystic Fibrosis
02/23/2011   Phase 3 Study of VX-770 Shows Marked Improvement in Lung Function Among People with Cystic Fibrosis with G551D Mutation
11/08/2010   The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Teams Up with CVS/pharmacy and Warner Home Video to Raise Funds for CF
11/04/2010   2010 Breath of Life Gala to Welcome Avatar Director James Cameron and Suzy Amis Cameron
10/19/2010   Baltimore to Host Largest Gathering of Cystic Fibrosis Scientists and Clinicians in the World
09/23/2010   “Improving Access to Clinical Trials Act” Passes U.S. House - Heads to President for Signature
08/06/2010   “Improving Access to Clinical Trials Act” Passes U.S. Senate in Victory for CF Advocates
05/19/2010   NIH Director Francis Collins and CF Foundation to Brief U.S. Senate on Advancing Disease Research
05/13/2010   Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Launches “Walk Weekend” – More than 200 Great Strides Fundraisers Scheduled for May 15-16
05/03/2010   Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Launches National Cycling Series to Benefit Critical Research and Care
03/25/2010   Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s Facebook Page Surpasses 60,000 Fans – Double the Number of Patients in the Country
02/22/2010   FDA Approves First New Inhaled Antibiotic for CF in More Than a Decade
02/05/2010   Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Receives $521,000 from BJ’s Restaurants, Inc., as Part of Long-Term Commitment to Fight Life-Threatening Disease
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