Latest Cystic fibrosis Stories
Funds will be used to expand cystic fibrosis research, care and patient programs BETHESDA, Md., Nov.
Largest pharmaceutical royalty purchase ever completed NEW YORK, Nov.
Genetic analysis unveils airway and lung responses to pandemic flu and cystic fibrosis.
StratAcuity, The Science of People: StratAcuity successfully completes the search for the Proteostasis Therapeutics Inaugural Cystic Fibrosis Clinical Advisory Board. Boston,
CAMBRIDGE, England, and MECHELEN, Belgium, October 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GBP2.4 million grant awarded by Innovate UK, the UK's innovation agency
HAMILTON, N.J., Oct.
NIH Awards Two Grants to Academic Partners to Progress Mucolytic Research Program DURHAM, N.C., Oct.
SAN DIEGO, Oct.
AUSTIN, Texas, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- International Biophysics Corporation of Austin, Texas announces its filing of U.S. patent protection for its revolutionary AffloVest®.
Cystic fibrosis, also called mucoviscidosis, is an autosomal recessive genetic disorder of the viscous secretions in the body. In turn, it effects the lungs, pancreas, liver, and intestines, as well as all other exocrine glands in the body. The most common genetic mutation that causes CF is a deletion of three nucleotides that results in a loss of phenylalanine, an amino acid at the 508th position on the protein. It should be noted, however, that there are over a thousand other mutations that...
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