Latest Cystic Fibrosis Trust Stories

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.

2010-11-18 14:01:24

An investigational drug targeting a defective protein that causes cystic fibrosis has been shown to improve lung function in a small study of CF patients.

2010-11-08 11:29:00

Proceeds from holiday DVD sales to support cystic fibrosis research and programs BETHESDA, Md., Nov.

2010-10-19 08:20:00

Historic Time in Treatment of Rare Disease as Promising Drugs Reach Phase 3 Trials BETHESDA, Md., Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In the largest meeting of its kind, nearly 4,000 doctors, scientists, researchers and caregivers will meet in Baltimore, Md., Oct.

2010-09-23 14:04:00

Legislation to Help Speed Research for Cystic Fibrosis and Other Rare Diseases BETHESDA, Md., Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today the U.S.

2010-08-06 09:41:00

BETHESDA, Md., Aug. 6 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Senate last night passed the "Improving Access to Clinical Trials Act" (I-ACT), a bipartisan piece of legislation championed by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, its advocates and 120 other health advocacy organizations.

2010-06-21 10:55:00

Kids From 14 States Make Case for Drug Funding and Improved Care for Fatal Disease BETHESDA, Md., June 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Teens from across the United States whose siblings have cystic fibrosis will press their elected officials in Washington, D.C., June 24, to fund drug research and increase access to clinical trials for those with rare diseases. Their goal is to speed the development of new drugs for people who need them most. The teens, ranging in age from 13 to 17 years, will...

2010-05-19 09:51:00

Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Drug Development Model Spawns More Than 30 Promising Therapies BETHESDA, Md., May 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- National Institutes of Health (NIH) Director Francis S.

2010-05-13 13:03:00

Tens of Thousands to Participate during National Cystic Fibrosis Awareness Month BETHESDA, Md., May 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation announced today that more than 200 cities will host GREAT STRIDES walks May 15-16.

2010-03-25 12:02:00

BETHESDA, March 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation announced today that its Facebook page has surpassed 60,000 fans--double the number of people in the United States who have cystic fibrosis, a rare and fatal genetic disease. This rapid growth may reflect the need for people with CF to come together and exchange information in a setting that does not put their health at risk.