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Research | Drug Pipeline | Clinical Trials Positive Late Stage Study Results for Next-Generation, Triple-Combination Modulator

Today, Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. released the initial Phase 3 clinical trial data for one of two next-generation, triple-combination modulators currently being tested.

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Research | CFTR Modulators | Drug Pipeline FDA Expands Use of Orkambi® to Children With CF Ages 2 to 5

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the use of lumacaftor/ivacaftor (Orkambi®) today for children with cystic fibrosis ages 2 to 5 who have two copies of the F508del mutation.

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Research | Drug Pipeline Drug Shows Promise in Reducing Inflammation in People With Cystic Fibrosis

Celtaxsys Inc. reported promising results today from an early stage clinical trial of a potential anti-inflammatory drug for people with cystic fibrosis.

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Research | Drug Pipeline | Clinical Trials Phase 2 Study Shows Promising Results for Potential Mucus Clearance Drug

A new drug intended to make it easier to clear mucus from the lungs of people with cystic fibrosis showed promising results in a Phase 2 clinical trial. The drug, called SPX-101, blocks the overactive sodium channels that line CF lung cells.

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Research | Drug Pipeline | Advocacy President Trump Signs Right to Try Legislation Into Law

Yesterday, President Donald J. Trump signed the Right to Try bill into law. The House approved the bill last week and the Senate passed it last summer.

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