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Pilot and Feasibility Awards

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation offers competitive pilot and feasibility awards, used primarily for basic science research.

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    Research Awards

    Cystic fibrosis research awards encourage the development of new information to understand the basic etiology and pathogenesis of CF.

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    LeRoy Matthews Physician/Scientist Award

    This award provides up to six years of support for newly trained pediatricians and internists to complete subspecialty training, develop into independent investigators, and initiate a research program.

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    Harry Shwachman Clinical Investigator Award

    This award helps clinically-trained physicians develop into independent biomedical research investigators who are actively involved in CF-related areas.

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    CFF/NIH-Unfunded Grant Award

    This award supports NIH-approved, CF-related research projects that cannot be supported by available NIH funds.

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    Program for Adult Care Excellence (PACE)

    This program provides training awards to physicians interested in developing expertise in the care of adults with CF.

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    Developing Innovative Gastroenterology Specialty Training (DIGEST) Program

    This program provides training awards to physicians interested in developing expertise in the gastroenterological care of people with CF.

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    Reporting Forms for CF Foundation Grants/Awards

    Find reporting forms and information for CF Foundation grants and awards.

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    Reporting Forms for CFFT Awards

    Find reporting forms and information for Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics grants and awards.

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More Information for Researchers

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    Opening Doors to CF Clinical Research

    There have never been as many new CF drugs in development as there are today. In the second plenary at NACFC, Dr. George Retsch-Bogart outlined the progress we’ve made, the road ahead and the changes needed to make it all possible. Read on for my key takeaways.

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    The Future of Personalized Medicine

    There’s a lot of buzz around personalized medicine, but what does it really mean? In the first plenary at NACFC, John P. Clancy, M.D., outlined the history of personalized medicine, where we are now and what the future holds. Read on for a quick recap.

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    Register Today to Learn More About the Latest in CF Research and Care

    Hear from John P. Clancy, M.D., the first plenary speaker at this year’s NACFC, about recent advances in personalized medicine, which could allow clinicians to better tailor treatment to the individual with CF.

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    New Ideas Energize Scientists at CF Research Conference

    The Foundation hosted a small conference that brought together CF scientists, clinical researchers and biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry representatives. Learn more and watch a short video of attendees sharing their thoughts about the progress we are making in CF research.

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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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