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Investing in Tomorrows

There have been tremendous advancements in treatments for cystic fibrosis, including the development of cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) modulators for nearly 60 percent of people with CF. But the Foundation will not rest until everyone has a therapy that addresses the underlying cause of their disease and, one day, a cure.

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    Laboratory and Clinical Research We Fund

    In order to expedite the development of new therapies, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation funded more than $120 million in laboratory and clinical research in 2016.

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    CFTR Modulation Research We Fund

    In 2016, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation spent more than $28 million on laboratory research and clinical trials for new and more effective drugs to restore the function of the defective cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) protein.

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    Research We Fund to Treat and Prevent CF Complications

    The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is aggressively pursuing and funding a broad portfolio of new treatments aside from CFTR modulators to bring additional lifesaving therapies to the CF community as quickly as possible.

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    CFTR Restoration Research We Fund for Nonsense and Rare Mutations

    The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is aggressively pursuing and funding innovative research to ensure no one with cystic fibrosis, including people with nonsense and rare mutations, is left without an effective treatment to target the underlying cause of their disease.

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    Research We Fund for a One-Time Cure

    Our long-term goal is to create a one-time cure that would benefit every person with cystic fibrosis regardless of mutation.

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    Research We Fund Handout

    This document gives a broad overview of how much the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation spends on research and outlines its strategy to develop new cystic fibrosis treatments and find a cure.

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