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About the CF Foundation | Public Policy | Advocacy CF Foundation Congressional Briefing Speaks to the Role of Precision Medicine in Treating CF and Other Diseases

On December 8, The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, in collaboration with the Congressional Cystic Fibrosis Caucus and its co-chairs, U.S. Reps. James McGovern (D-Mass.) and Tom Marino (R-Pa.), presented a congressional briefing on cystic fibrosis and precision medicine.

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About the CF Foundation | CFTR Modulators | Genetic Therapies CF Therapy Orkambi Approved in Europe

The European Commission has approved the cystic fibrosis drug Orkambi® for people with two copies of the F508del mutation ages 12 and older in the European Union.

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About the CF Foundation | NACFC The 29th Annual North American CF Conference Kicks Off in Phoenix

Today, more than 4,000 cystic fibrosis research scientists, clinicians and caregivers are gathering in Phoenix for the 29th Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference (NACFC) in the largest collaborative forum of its kind. 

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About the CF Foundation | Patient Assistance CF Foundation to Transition Enrollees in its Patient Assistance Foundation to HealthWell Foundation

HealthWell to offer co-pay assistance for CF-specific, FDA-approved drugs including prescribed vitamins and supplements.

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About the CF Foundation | Public Policy | Clinical Trials CF Foundation–Championed Bill Passes Senate, then House

The House of Representatives has passed a vote on the Ensuring Access to Clinical Trials Act (EACT), which is now set to go to the President for his signature.

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About the CF Foundation | Public Policy | Clinical Trials CF Foundation Supports EACT with Testimony to Congress

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Vice President of Therapeutics Development Dr. Michael Boyle testified today at a hearing in front of the House Energy and Commerce Committee's Subcommittee on Health. He urged members to support H.R. 209, the Ensuring Access to Clinical Trials Act (EACT), which would make permanent a law enabling people to participate in clinical trials without the fear of losing critical benefits.

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About the CF Foundation | Public Policy | Advocacy CF Teens Advocate on the Hill

A group of 62 enthusiastic teen advocates gathered in Washington, D.C. on June 25 to bring awareness of cystic fibrosis to Capitol Hill. During the 7th Annual Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Teen Advocacy Day, the teens highlighted the vital role that the CF Foundation plays in finding a cure for this life-threatening genetic disease. 

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About the CF Foundation Letter to the Community from Board Chair Catherine McLoud

To the CF Foundation Staff and CF Community: Today, after 35 years with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation -- and 21 years as president and CEO -- Robert J. Beall, Ph.D., has announced he is stepping down. 

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About the CF Foundation | Public Policy | Advocacy White House Honors Advocate with Cystic Fibrosis

On July 8, the White House honored 30-year-old Emily Kramer-Golinkoff as a “Champion of Change” for her role in advocating for the integration of precision medicine into the U.S. healthcare system.

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