With the opportunity to broaden our scope, we are opening up everything we do to people living with CF -- and we want to hear from you.
For three years, the Adult Advisory Council has been leading the way in helping the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation reach out to adults with CF. Our work as a council led to the formation of the Community Partnerships department at the Foundation and a formalized Peer-to-Peer Mentoring Program, which is being piloted in 12 CF care centers, with more to come.
When we set out to create the Foundation's new website, there was a lot we wanted to accomplish. Our goal was a modern, visually compelling CFF.org that provides more helpful information for the millions of people who visit each year. But we wanted to do something much more, too.
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.
As the mother of a child with CF and volunteer for the CF Foundation, I know first-hand the extraordinary things that Dr. Bob Beall has done for our community, and I am grateful for the legacy of hope that he leaves behind.
Creative use of technology can help build a more connected community. Read on to learn about the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's innovative efforts to include more people with cystic fibrosis.
Earlier this month, we learned that the new CF drug Orkambi was approved by the FDA. This was such an exciting, memorable and emotional day for everyone in the CF community. We heard from many who were thrilled about the potential for this drug to help people with CF and also heard from those who would not benefit from this breakthrough. Following are some reactions from those this impacts the most: people with CF and their loved ones.
I can say without hesitation that the cystic fibrosis online community is unlike any I've ever seen. In my new role, I am excited to see the very engaged CF community in action. I can't wait to communicate with everyone, especially those in the online community, and see where you'll take us next.
The radio stations are filled with holiday music, but as 2015 comes to a close, I find myself listening to an entirely different playlist. In my mind, there are not only songs that make me reflect on the path that my family has so carefully traveled so far, but also the hope and the promise of all the good things yet to come.
An inside look at the inspiration and purpose behind our new CF Community Blog.