The Foundation’s award will support preclinical studies of a potential phage therapy to treat resistant Pseudomonas infections.
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.
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation awarded up to $3.5 million to Arrevus Inc. to test a potential treatment for pulmonary exacerbations in people with cystic fibrosis in a late phase clinical trial.
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation awarded up to $4.7 million to EnBiotix Inc. to study the potential use of inhaled colistin as an additional option to treat Pseudomonas infections in people with cystic fibrosis who are not responding to current treatments.
The Cystic Fibrosis Lung Transplant Consortium Biorepository and Patient Registry, in collaboration with Cleveland Clinic, will provide critical clinical data and samples to support future research investigating complications of lung transplant.
Today, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation announced a collaboration with Deep Science Ventures to accelerate treatments that address the underlying cause of CF for every person with the disease. The collaboration will focus on uncovering and designing new technologies to address key scientific challenges on the Path to a Cure.
New funding awards include up to $2.6M to Eloxx Pharmaceuticals to identify potential therapies for CF nonsense mutations
Today, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation announced that it will invest up to $8.4 million in SpliSense's Series B funding round to develop an antisense oligonucleotide therapy for people with cystic fibrosis who have splicing mutations and potentially other rare mutations.
Thirty-three new projects are being funded as part of the Foundation's $100 million Infection Research Initiative.
On July 9, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's President and CEO, Dr. Michael P. Boyle, participated in the global launch of the AMR Action Fund. Alongside leaders in global health, Dr. Boyle highlighted the critical need of antibiotics for people living with CF and stressed that research investment alone will not solve the challenges of antibiotic development.