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2018 NACFC

Close to 5,000 researchers and health care professionals from around the world will gather in Denver on Oct. 18-20, 2018, for the 32nd annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference (NACFC).

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    2017 NACFC

    Close to 5,000 researchers and health care professionals from around the world gathered in Indianapolis on Nov. 2-4, 2017, for the 31st annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference (NACFC).

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    Previous NACFCs

    Watch recordings of the plenary sessions from previous North American CF Conferences.

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    Paul di Sant’Agnese Distinguished Scientific Achievement Award

    The award -- the highest scientific honor awarded by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation -- recognizes those who have made significant contributions to our scientific understanding of CF.

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    Carolyn and C. Richard Mattingly Leadership in Mental Health Care Award

    The Carolyn and C. Richard Mattingly Leadership in Mental Health Care Award honors those in the community who are committed to the mental health of people with cystic fibrosis.

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    Mary M. Kontos Award

    The Kontos Award, created in 2014, recognizes the contributions of nonphysician members of a care team who demonstrate a passion for excellence and commitment to care of individuals with cystic fibrosis.

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    Quality Care Awards

    The Quality Care Awards recognize Cystic Fibrosis Foundation-accredited care centers that have continuously demonstrated a commitment to improving the quality of care they provide to people with cystic fibrosis.

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    Robert J. Beall Therapeutics Development Award

    The Robert J. Beall Award, created in 2015, recognizes members of the CF scientific community whose work embodies and carries on Beall’s innovative, determined and collaborative spirit in driving advances in CF research.

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    Richard C. Talamo Distinguished Clinical Achievement Award

    Created in memory of Dr. Richard C. Talamo, the Talamo Award recognizes individuals who have spent their careers researching and caring for people with CF and whose contributions have altered the course of this disease.

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    How Theratyping Will Bring Modulators to More People With CF

    This year, theratyping, the process of matching medications with mutations, enabled more people with cystic fibrosis who have rare mutations to benefit from modulators. In the first plenary at the NACFC, we heard more about how theratyping will be used, as well as other future advances coming in CF treatment.

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    NACFC Session Discusses Lung Transplant as an Option for Advanced Lung Disease

    The video of the second plenary at this year’s North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference was focused on lung transplantation and is now available to watch online. Having had a lung transplant and as one of the people with CF featured in the video, this particular session had a personal meaning for me.

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