More than 4,000 cystic fibrosis researchers and caregivers marked the 25th anniversary of the discovery of the CF gene at the 28th annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference (NACFC) in Atlanta. Attendees shared information on the latest in CF research and discussed the remarkable progress in treating the disease since that historic milestone.
In the largest forum of its kind, more than 4,000 doctors, scientists and caregivers from around the world are meeting today in Atlanta for the 28th annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference (NACFC).
The recipients of this year's Richard C. Talamo Distinguished Clinical Achievement Award, presented at the 2014 North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, represent a successful collaboration between researchers and clinicians to bring about a significant advance in CF care and treatment. The award is one of the highest honors given by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.
Nine cystic fibrosis care centers were awarded the 2013 - 2014 Cystic Fibrosis Quality Care Award for outstanding service to people with CF and their families at the 28th annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference in Atlanta.
At this year's 28th North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference, the CF Foundation's first Mary M. Kontos Care Champion Award was presented to two exemplary nurse coordinators.
At the 2016 North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference (NACFC) held on Oct. 27-29 in Orlando, Fla., the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation announced the recipients of seven awards given to members of the research and medical community whose achievements have helped advance cystic fibrosis research and care.