WATCH: New Developments in Drugs to Reduce Infection, March 2016

Dr. Jennifer Taylor-Cousar shares new developments in drugs that fight infections in the lungs of people with cystic fibrosis.

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Christina Roman

Welcome to the last installment in our video series highlighting the ways Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics (CFFT) and industry are tackling cystic fibrosis from every angle. This week's topic explores new approaches to fighting infections that are in CFFT's drug development pipeline.

Watch the video below to hear Dr. Jennifer Taylor-Cousar describe why lung infections are a common problem for people with CF and what is being done to address the different types of infections that are problematic for people with CF.

If you haven't already, check out the previous posts on restoring CFTR functionreducing inflammation and restoring liquid to airway surfaces in the lungs.

To learn more about drugs that are in development, visit our drug development pipeline. Or if you would like to search for a clinical trial, visit the clinical trial search tool

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As community engagement manager for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Christina works to help embed the voice of the community into the work of the Foundation. Before joining the community partnerships team Christina worked on the clinical trials team for 3 years and at Colorado Children's Hospital for 2 years supporting the CF team. She holds a master's degree in public health from the University of Colorado. Originally from Estes Park, Colo., Christina now lives in Washington, D.C., with her husband.

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