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2014-07-24 23:12:56

80s cover band Flashback Heart Attack topped last year's performance at the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation annual charity event by breaking out the rock stars Saturday night. The night set record numbers on attendance and net a profit for Pipeline to a Cure and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Huntington Beach, CA (PRWEB) July 24, 2014 The event, called Pipeline to a Cure, took place Saturday July 19, 2014 at the Hyatt Regency in Huntington Beach, Calif. The evening, coming off the buzz...

2014-07-14 16:24:30

Anthera to Form a New Subsidiary, Alkira Therapeutics, to Assume All Development Activities and Registration Activities as a Subsidiary of Anthera HAYWARD, Calif., July 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Anthera Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (NASDAQ: ANTH) today announced that it has acquired Sollpura (liprotamase), a novel investigational Pancreatic Enzyme Replacement Therapy ("PERT") from Eli Lilly and Company. Sollpura is a soluble, stable and non-porcine enzyme product intended for the treatment...

2014-06-30 08:30:32

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, N.J., June 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- PTC Therapeutics, Inc. (NASDAQ: PTCT) today announced the initiation of a global confirmatory Phase 3 clinical trial of Translarna(TM) (ataluren), an investigational new drug, in patients with nonsense mutation cystic fibrosis (nmCF). Nonsense mutations within cystic fibrosis are categorized as Class I mutations, a severe form of CF that results in little or no production of the CFTR protein. The Phase 3 confirmatory trial is...

2014-06-24 23:15:51

From a Babe Ruth signed baseball, Muhammad Ali signed Boxing Gloves, a 1937 Slot Machine, a flight in a Jet Fighter, or tickets to a sport’s or red carpet event, silent and live auctions contribute greatly to maximize profits for charities – all while helping the world’s most vulnerable people and causes. Tampa, FL (PRWEB) June 24, 2014 From a Babe Ruth signed baseball, Muhammad Ali signed Boxing Gloves, a 1937 Slot Machine, a flight in a Jet Fighter, or tickets to a sport’s or...

2014-06-24 12:27:59

CF Foundation Provided Scientific, Clinical and Significant Funding Support in Drug Development Process BETHESDA, Md., June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation applauds the successful results of Phase 3 studies of ivacaftor (Kalydeco(TM)) in combination with lumacaftor (VX-809) for people with two copies of the F508del mutation of cystic fibrosis (CF). The results showed significant improvements in lung function and other key measures of the disease,...

2014-06-02 08:31:12

Staff expanded in preparation for initiation of pulmonary and ophthalmic clinical trials DURHAM, N.C., June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parion Sciences, a company dedicated to the development of novel treatments for pulmonary and ocular diseases, today announced senior leadership and organizational changes. The changes include the following: -- Paul Boucher has been promoted to President and will lead the executive management team, business development and provide overall...

2014-05-26 12:21:59

LONDON, May 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Cystic Fibrosis Therapeutics in Major Developed Markets to 2019 - CFTR Modulators Initiate Drive towards Personalized Treatment and Market Growthhttp://www.reportbuyer.com/pharma_healthcare/diseases/cystic_fibrosis_therapeutics_major_developed_markets_2019_cftr_modulators_initiate_drive_towards_personalized_treatment_market_growth.htmlCystic Fibrosis Therapeutics in Major Developed Markets...

2014-05-15 12:36:44

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Announces "Walk Weekend" -- Fundraising Events Held Nationwide May 17-18 BETHESDA, Md., May 15, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- This weekend tens of thousands of walkers will hit the pavement and raise funds to fight cystic fibrosis. Great Strides is the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's largest national fundraiser and includes a total of 500 walks throughout the year -- with 200 this Saturday and Sunday. Cystic fibrosis is a fatal genetic disease that causes...

2014-05-13 23:10:04

Brothers Mario and Luca Lavorato are inspirational examples for those living with CF. Toronto (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 Brothers Mario and Luca Lavorato know the realities of cystic fibrosis; they have lived with it their entire lives. They know all too well how cystic fibrosis (CF) patients need to make peace with the realities of their condition at a heartbreakingly young age. Yet while this cruelty of fate has the potential to discourage, it can also inspire, motivate and serve as a...

2014-04-30 08:34:06

Parion plans to initiate Phase 2 studies of P-1037 for the treatment of cystic fibrosis in the second half of 2014 DURHAM, N.C., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Parion Sciences, a company dedicated to the development of novel treatments for pulmonary and ocular diseases, announced today that it has reached an agreement with Gilead Sciences, Inc. to reacquire the rights to epithelial sodium channel (ENaC) inhibitors identified and developed under a research collaboration announced...


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lambent
  • Licking.
  • Hence Running along or over a surface, as if in the act of licking; flowing over or along; lapping or bathing; softly bright; gleaming.
This word comes the Latin 'lambere,' to lick.
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