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2011-07-12 16:24:00

Landmark Bill Introduced in Senate and House Would Create National Patient Registry, Increase Public Awareness of Lethal Lung Disease WASHINGTON, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) announced today the Pulmonary Fibrosis Research Enhancement Act (PFREA) has been introduced in the Senate by Senators Chris Coons (D-DE) and Mike Crapo (R-ID) in the U.S.

2011-07-12 14:00:00

Landmark Legislation Will Coordinate and Expand National Research on Pulmonary Fibrosis CHICAGO, July 12, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) announced today the re-introduction of the Pulmonary Fibrosis Research Enhancement Act (PFREA).

2011-06-29 12:00:00

Guy Junker and Stan Savran to Help Launch the First Violet Rippy 5K Walk/Run for the Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis PITTSBURGH, June 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Former SPORTSBEAT Co-Hosts Guy Junker and Stan Savran will reunite to host the first Violet Rippy 5K Walk/Run for Pulmonary Fibrosis.

2011-04-22 09:43:12

Not much is known about the fatal lung diseases pulmonary fibrosis and interstitial pneumonia.

2011-04-21 12:00:00

Genetic Variant Associated with MUC5B Gene ID's Major Risk Factor, Points Research in New Direction CULVER CITY, Calif., April 21, 2011/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new discovery in a deadly lung disease may change the direction of research while uncovering increased risk for many patients and families.

2011-04-21 11:38:28

A team led by researchers at National Jewish Health has discovered a new genetic variation that increases the risk of developing pulmonary fibrosis by 7 to 22 times.

2011-04-20 16:01:00

Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Names Dolly Kervitsky as Vice President of Patient Relations CHICAGO, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) has appointed respiratory therapist and certified clinical research coordinator, Dolly Kervitsky, RCP, CCRC, as Vice President of Patient Relations.

2011-03-18 08:45:00

Vistancia Roadrunners Car Club Holds Breath of Life Car Show for Pulmonary Fibrosis PEORIA, Ariz., March 18, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Vistancia Roadrunners Car Club is driving an effort to raise awareness and funding for a deadly lung disease that threatens one of their members. Elliot Walsey was diagnosed September 2006 with pulmonary fibrosis (PF), a deadly lung disease that has no FDA approved treatment and no cure.

2011-03-17 20:20:25

The American Thoracic Society has released new official clinical guidelines on the diagnosis and management of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF).

2011-03-17 14:03:00

Guidelines Update 11-Year-Old Consensus Statement for Deadly Lung Disease CULVER CITY, Calif., March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) applauds the joint statement issued by the American Thoracic Society for the first evidence-based clinical guidelines for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF).


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