Ever wonder about an aspect of cystic fibrosis that you would love someone to research? Find out how you can submit a question in our first community-driven research project.
In the third plenary, Dr. Wayne Morgan talked about the connection between cystic fibrosis care and the Patient Registry, and introduced a new way for people with CF, along with their families, to help shape the research conducted using the Registry.
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.
Today, there are close to 40,000 people in the United States with CF due in large part to more people living longer into adulthood, signaling a shift in what it means to live with CF in the modern era.
A decade of strategic efforts to improve care has played a profound role in improving the quality and length of life for people with cystic fibrosis in the United States, according to a series of reports published in the April issue of BMJ Quality & Safety (formerly the British Medical Journal).
Growing up, the term “life expectancy” was always with me, affecting my choices and expectations. Over time, I learned to tune it out and live my life my way.