Dr. John P. Clancy shares new developments in drugs that restore airway surface liquid in the lungs of people with cystic fibrosis, making it easier to clear mucus.
Many people might be put off by the thought of participating in a clinical trial. The increasing life expectancy for CFers like me, however, is a testament to the impact medical research can have on the development of therapies for cystic fibrosis.
Drs. Drucy Borowitz and Manu Jain share new developments in drugs that will treat the underlying cause of cystic fibrosis.
Historic Time in Treatment of Rare Disease as Promising Drugs Reach Phase 3 Trials
This month, 15-year-old Molly Bonnell and her sister Emily, 13, who have cystic fibrosis, discovered how easy it is to make their voices heard in Congress -- without leaving their living room.
Legislation to Help Speed Research for Cystic Fibrosis and Other Rare Diseases
Today, Vertex Pharmaceuticals Inc. released the initial Phase 3 clinical trial data for one of two next-generation, triple-combination modulators currently being tested.
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.