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.
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation announced the recipients of its sixth annual Impact Grants.
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 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.
New funding awards include up to $2.6M to Eloxx Pharmaceuticals to identify potential therapies for CF nonsense mutations
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.
Foundation to fund up to $110 million for collaboration to accelerate the development of genetic therapies for CF
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.
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation supports universal masking in school to protect people with CF and other health conditions against COVID-19.