The top priority in clinical research is protecting the safety of people who participate. Learn more about the numerous layers of review that help keep participants safe.
With a record 45 clinical trials either ongoing or starting up in 2016, research coordinators and principal investigators throughout the Therapeutics Development Network took time out in San Antonio recently to discuss clinical research and put attendees through boot camp.
Sr. Vice President for Policy and Community Affairs Mary Dwight reflects on the passage of the Ensuring Access to Clinical Trials Act (EACT) and what it means for the community.
The CF Foundation is focused on bringing forward new therapies to help people with CF enjoy the best health and quality of life.
PTC Therapeutics has discontinued development of ataluren as a potential treatment for people with cystic fibrosis caused by a nonsense mutation. The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is supporting efforts to pursue treatments for people with CF who have a nonsense, splicing or other rare mutations.
Ever wondered what it takes for a potential cystic fibrosis drug to become approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration? Here's an explanation of the four phases of clinical research.
Check out a post by Brandon, an adult with CF, on clinical trials and why he found one to be rewarding even though the drug wasn't ultimately approved.
A new law that allows patients with rare diseases to participate in clinical trials without losing eligibility for public health care benefits went into effect yesterday. The bill, known as the “Improving Access to Clinical Trials Act” (IACT), was championed by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and signed into law in October 2010.
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.