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Why Participate in a Clinical Trial?

Participation in clinical trails allows us to explore promising new research opportunities for people living with Cystic Fibrosis.

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    What Is a Clinical Trial?

    Learn about clinical trials and how they are helping us answer questions about potential new drugs and discover new ways of using already approved therapies.

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    Clinical Trial Experiences

    Watch real stories from people with cystic fibrosis and their families, doctors and research coordinators about what it's like to be a part of clinical trial.

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    Find a Clinical Trial

    Learn about cystic fibrosis clinical trials in your area by using the CF Foundation's clinical trial search tool.

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  1. Sign Up for Clinical Trial Alerts

    Sign up to receive clinical trial email alerts when a trial is posted and when clinical trial results are available.

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    CF Research Webcasts

    Learn about participating in cystic fibrosis clinical trials, and get the latest updates about CF clinical research.

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    FAQs About Clinical Trials

    Clinical trials that test potential drugs and therapies in people with cystic fibrosis are a major part of CF research. Explore answers to common questions.

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More About CF Drug Development

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    Drug Development Pipeline

    Through our successful venture philanthropy model, we have raised and invested hundreds of millions of dollars to help discover and develop breakthrough CF therapies. Therapies now in development include those aimed at treating key symptoms of CF, like lung infections and inflammation, as well as drugs that target the underlying cause of CF.

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  2. Therapeutics Development Network

    The Cystic Fibrosis Therapeutics Development Network works to improve research methods and pursue new areas of scientific inquiry.

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    CF Patient Registry Reports

    Every year, the CF Patient Registry gathers data from more than 28,000 people with CF. This data is compiled anonymously and published in two Patient Registry data reports with the goal of improving health care for all people with cystic fibrosis.

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    Research Milestones

    The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is the world's leader in the search for a cure, funding promising research and working to provide access to quality, specialized care and treatments for people with CF. Nearly every CF drug available today was made possible because of the Foundation's support. 

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Find Events Near You

With more than 70 chapters and offices across the country, it’s easy to find and join a local Cystic Fibrosis Foundation chapter near you.

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