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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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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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About the CF Foundation | Our Research Approach Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Announces Investment in SalioGen Therapeutics to Fund Genetic Therapies Research

Investment will support discovery research of a novel Gene CodingTM approach that could benefit all people with CF regardless of their mutation
 

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About the CF Foundation | Clinical Trials | Our Research Approach CF Foundation Awards Up to $5 Million to BiomX for Potential Phage Therapy

Study reaffirms the Foundation’s commitment to advance solutions to the growing challenge of antibiotic resistance

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Research | About the CF Foundation | Our Research Approach CF Foundation Awards Contract to Life Edit Therapeutics to Explore Gene Editing Technology in CF

Today, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation announced that it has awarded up to $400,000 to Life Edit Therapeutics Inc. to explore the application of their unique gene editing technology in CF.

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Research | About the CF Foundation | Our Research Approach CF Foundation Awards Up to $2.17 Million to Beyond Air® to Develop Portable NTM Treatment

Today, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation announced that it has awarded up to $2.17 million to Beyond Air® to support the development of a portable inhaled nitric oxide treatment for nontuberculous mycobacteria, difficult-to-treat bacteria that infect the lungs of people with cystic fibrosis.

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Research | About the CF Foundation | Our Research Approach CF Foundation Has Awarded Up to $3M to Kinnear Pharmaceuticals for Anti-Infective

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has awarded up to $3 million to Kinnear Pharmaceuticals to conduct preclinical testing of a broad-spectrum anti-infective that has the potential to treat multi-drug resistant Pseudomonas and other infections in people with cystic fibrosis.

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Research | About the CF Foundation | Our Research Approach Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Announces Nine Research Agreements to Advance Its Path to a Cure

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation announced a new set of research agreements to drive progress on its Path to a Cure. The nine awards will advance a variety of tools and strategies to accelerate treatments for the underlying cause of cystic fibrosis for all people with CF, regardless of their mutations.

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About the CF Foundation | Our Research Approach CF Foundation Awards $2.76 Million for 11 COVID-19 Studies

Today, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation awarded $2.76 million for 11 laboratory studies that will advance our understanding of the underlying factors that impact COVID-19 outcomes in people with cystic fibrosis. Ultimately, insights gained from this body of research may be used to improve future treatments.

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Our Research Approach | About the CF Foundation CF Foundation Awards up to $3.75M to Matinas BioPharma to Develop Oral Version of Antibiotic for NTM Infections

Potential oral formulation of drug targeting nontuberculous mycobacteria infections could reduce side effects of current treatment 

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