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.
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is funding research into gene editing techniques to see if they can be used to fix the mutations that cause cystic fibrosis. One of the most popular techniques is CRISPR-Cas9. To see how this might work for CF, watch this video.
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For the first time, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation invited non-CF experts to its annual research conference to meet with CF researchers. The conference -- New Technologies Advancing Toward a One-Time Cure -- in Savannah last month focused on the challenges being faced in gene editing, gene delivery and stem-cell biology and laid the foundation for new collaborations.
The Foundation hosted a small conference that brought together CF scientists, clinical researchers, and biotechnology and pharmaceutical industry representatives. Learn more and watch a short video of attendees sharing their thoughts about the progress we are making in CF research.
The drug company Corbus Pharmaceuticals will start its next Phase 2 clinical trial to test a potential inflammation-targeting drug in people with cystic fibrosis in the first quarter of 2018.
Icagen Inc. will focus on drug discovery, screening for compounds that could suppress nonsense mutations, and using computer modeling to identify molecules that are suitable to be developed into drugs.
Drs. Drucy Borowitz and Manu Jain share new developments in drugs that will treat the underlying cause of cystic fibrosis.
Today, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation announced a collaboration with Deep Science Ventures to accelerate treatments that address the underlying cause of CF for every person with the disease. The collaboration will focus on uncovering and designing new technologies to address key scientific challenges on the Path to a Cure.
This week, Congress approved a budget resolution that will allow lawmakers to make certain changes to the Affordable Care Act and Medicaid.