Latest Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Stories

2011-06-10 00:00:30

Pool Fun Raises Money for Cystic Fibrosis This Summer (PRWEB) June 09, 2011 This summer, swimmers and pool enthusiasts can make a splash for a very worthy cause with BioGuard Splash for CF, a nationwide fundraiser in support of cystic fibrosis (CF) patients and their local hospital care centers.

2011-06-09 07:01:00

BETHESDA, Md., June 9, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation today announced promising results from an ongoing Phase 2 study evaluating combinations of VX-770 and VX-809, potential medicines designed to treat the defective protein that causes cystic fibrosis. The study enrolled 62 people with two copies of the most common CF mutation, known as Delta F508.

2011-06-02 00:00:32

Bluegreen Corporation supports the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation with cash contributions and sponsorship of local events. Boca Raton, Fl (PRWEB) June 01, 2011 Bluegreen Corporation (NYSE: BXG), a leading provider of Colorful Places to Live and Play, today announced that a team of walkers from its Boca Raton, Florida corporate headquarters helped raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation by taking part in the Great Strides Walk event held at Florida Atlantic University on May 1, 2011....

2011-05-20 14:50:00

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif., May 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- She shot to Internet fame almost overnight as "That Girl in Pink" from the Rebecca Black "Friday" video, but this 14-year-old from Anaheim Hills is not resting there.

2011-05-18 10:55:00

Tens of Thousands to Participate During National Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month BETHESDA, Md., May 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation announced today that more than 200 cities will host Great Strides walks May 21-22, 2011.

2011-05-11 05:45:00

Users of social networking sites such as Facebook have twice the number of friends online as they do in real life.

2011-03-19 11:12:00

BETHESDA, Md., March 19, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Sen. Ron Wyden (D-OR) and Reps.

2011-03-14 09:31:00

ROCKAWAY, N.J., March 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- America's largest specialty party retailer, Party City, announces its support of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation with a nationwide, in-store campaign from March 4 - April 2.

2011-03-12 00:00:29

Agile Sciences’ pharmaceutical compounds to be assessed for efficacy against bacterial isolates from cystic fibrosis patients. Raleigh, NC (PRWEB) March 11, 2011 Agile Sciences has been awarded a $75,000 grant from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation which will facilitate testing of the company’s lead pharmaceutical compounds toward bacterial isolates from cystic fibrosis patients.

2011-02-25 07:05:00

BOWIE, Md., Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Harvey Weiner, who recently joined The MIL Corporation (MIL), a midsized government contractor, has lead an impressive career in consulting, systems integration, and program management services to the Federal government.

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