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About the CF Foundation | Our Research Approach Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Invests $5 Million in Sionna Therapeutics to Develop New CFTR Modulator Therapy

New modulators in development by the CF-specific company could provide unique treatment options for the underlying cause of cystic fibrosis for many people with the disease

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About the CF Foundation | Researcher Resources Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Launches Inaugural Golden Ticket Competition to Find the Next Genetic Therapies for CF

Early stage researchers, life science entrepreneurs, and companies are encouraged to apply starting May 2

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Lung Transplantation | Research CF Foundation Awards $1.6 Million to Improve Detection of Lung Transplant Complication

The studies aim to improve early detection of chronic lung allograft dysfunction (CLAD), the leading cause of lung transplant failures.

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About the CF Foundation | Advocacy CF Foundation Announces New National Advocacy Chairs

Marissa Benchea and Jeremy and Rachel Olimb to lead the Foundation’s volunteer advocacy base into a new chapter of CF

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Clinical Trials | Our Research Approach CF Foundation Funds Expansion of Clinical Trial Program for Potential Nonsense Mutations Therapy

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is awarding up to $15.9 million in additional funding to Eloxx Pharmaceuticals Inc. to expand clinical studies of ELX-02, a potential therapy for people with CF who have nonsense mutations.

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Advocacy | Our Advocacy Work More Than 160 Advocates Raise Their Voices for PASTEUR Act During March on the Hill

More than 160 people with CF and their loved ones from across the country advocated for a more robust antibiotics pipeline during the CF Foundation's virtual March on the Hill.

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Our Research Approach CF Foundation Awards $1 Million to Felix Biotechnology to Develop Novel Phage Therapy

The Foundation’s award will support preclinical studies of a potential phage therapy to treat resistant Pseudomonas infections.

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About the CF Foundation Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Names KC White as Next Chair of Board of Trustees

White will be the first person living with CF to lead the Board into a new era of CF

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About the CF Foundation | Our Research Approach CF Foundation Exceeds Initial $100M Infection Research Initiative Funding

This milestone was reached nearly two years ahead of the initiative’s five-year commitment. However, the Foundation aims to continue to support infection research at the same pace as it has in the past three years.

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About the CF Foundation Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Announces Steven Rowe, MD, as Next Chief Scientific Officer

Dr. Steven Rowe will support mission to cure cystic fibrosis by leading the Foundation’s research strategy, focusing on genetic therapies

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