Kalydeco Marks the Latest Success of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s Venture Philanthropy Model
CF Foundation Provided Scientific, Clinical and Significant Funding Support in Drug Development Process
This medicine represents the single greatest therapeutic advancement in the history of CF, offering a treatment for the underlying cause of the disease that could eventually benefit more than 90 percent of people with CF.
Drugs that target the underlying defect in the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (
Drug Targets the Underlying Cause of the Disease in People with the Most Common CF Mutation
Theratyping matches therapies, or medications, to specific types of mutations. The primary goal of theratyping is to identify which mutations respond to certain CFTR modulators, thereby helping people with rare CFTR mutations gain access to already approved modulators quickly and safely.