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.
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.
Dr. Skach discusses the latest advances in CF research and exciting new approaches to address the underlying cause of the disease.
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 Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s Whole Genome Sequencing (WGS) project contains WGS data from over 5,000 people with cystic fibrosis in the United States that is linked with data from the CF Foundation Patient Registry.
The purpose of the Screening Improvement Program mechanism is to catalyze efforts aimed at improving the screening system used for early diagnosis.
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is requesting applications with a Letter of Intent for innovative, multi-site quality improvement projects that aim to test tools and processes facilitating remote cystic fibrosis care delivery.
This program is intended to facilitate research that will contribute to the development of new therapies or therapeutic strategies to treat cystic fibrosis with an emphasis on advancing CFTR gene repair and replacement approaches.
Early stage researchers, life science entrepreneurs, and companies are encouraged to apply starting May 2
This award is part of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s Physician Scientist Training Program and is designed to introduce residents to cystic fibrosis research with the goal to develop and maintain interest in a career in CF research or as a CF care provider.