Today, Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. released the initial Phase 3 clinical trial data for one of two next-generation, triple-combination modulators currently being tested.
Funding will support improved detection, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of infections related to cystic fibrosis.
Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration approved the use of ivacaftor (Kalydeco®) for children with cystic fibrosis ages 1 to 2 who have at least one mutation that is responsive to ivacaftor.
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.
Celtaxsys Inc. reported promising results today from an early stage clinical trial of a potential anti-inflammatory drug for people with cystic fibrosis.
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.
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.
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation recently signed on to a letter with more than 70 organizations in opposition to the Right to Try Act, which passed in the House of Representatives earlier this month.
Phase 2 clinical trial results were announced today for a potential next-generation modulator to treat people with two copies of the most common cystic fibrosis mutation, F508del.
Tezacaftor/ivacaftor (Symdeko™) is approved for individuals with two copies of the most common cystic fibrosis mutation, F508del, as well as for individuals who have a single copy of one of 26 specified mutations -- regardless of their other mutation.