ViaNautis’ non-viral delivery mechanism, polyNaut®, aims to improve delivery of genetic therapies to the cells of people with CF.
The Foundation, in collaboration with external community advisors, finalizes recommendations in area of Community to help foster more inclusion and improve the experiences of Black people living with and impacted by cystic fibrosis.
Since 2011, the Foundation has awarded $2.5 million across 35 different projects to improve cystic fibrosis newborn screening across the country.
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is providing additional funding to Arcturus Therapeutics to develop an inhaled messenger RNA therapy for CF that provides lung cells with the correct instructions to make functional cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator protein. The funding brings our total commitment to Arcturus to approximately $25 million.
Breadth of expertise in business, philanthropy, community engagement, and venture capital to help advance Foundation’s mission
To date, the CF Foundation has funded more than $1 million to programs created by and for the CF community.
Nosis Bio, an inaugural winner of the Foundation’s Golden Ticket Competition, receives funding to further explore design of novel ligands, which are specialized molecules that could help more precise targeting of relevant cells in the lung.
Melanie Lawrence, an adult with cystic fibrosis, was selected to testify before a Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions subcommittee regarding the impact of antimicrobial resistance on patients who face heightened risk of infections, like those with CF.
More than 60 teens from across the country — almost half of whom live with cystic fibrosis — advocated for support of the PASTEUR Act.
Centering the patient experience is the only way to successfully reform pharmacy benefit manager practices