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2014-06-10 12:30:16

CHICAGO, June 10, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) today announced a key partnership with Biogen Idec in support of the PFF Patient Registry. The PFF announced its plan to establish a PFF Patient Registry, along with a PFF Care Center Network (CCN), at its biennial PFF Summit held in December 2013. "Our partnership with Biogen Idec will further enhance the PFF Patient Registry, allowing us to investigate fundamentally important questions in...

2014-05-20 12:33:47

Classifier shows promise for differentiating IPF from other interstitial lung diseases SOUTH SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Veracyte, Inc. (Nasdaq: VCYT) announced the presentation of the first proof-of-concept data demonstrating the company's ability to develop a molecular classifier to differentiate interstitial lung diseases (ILDs), including idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and its histological hallmark, usual interstitial pneumonia (UIP). The data were...

2014-05-16 08:26:34

BRISBANE, Calif., May 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- InterMune, Inc. (NASDAQ: ITMN) today announced it will provide compassionate use of pirfenidone through a multi-center Expanded Access Program (EAP) in the United States to be conducted under InterMune's U.S. IND. Pirfenidone is an investigational therapy in the U.S. and has not been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Expanded access programs provide a mechanism for early access to an investigational drug in the...

2014-04-28 10:15:29

Inflammation has long been considered an integral part of the biological process that leads to deadly scarring in idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis. New research at National Jewish Health, however, suggests that a little inflammation may also be crucial to the healing and repair processes in the lungs.  Elizabeth Redente, PhD, assistant professor of cell biology at National Jewish Health, and her colleagues report in the April 2014 issue of the American Journal of Respiratory Cell and Molecular...

2014-03-27 12:30:22

CHICAGO, March 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Patients with pulmonary fibrosis (PF), their caregivers, family members, and health care providers will now be able to access a centralized communications center. Established by the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF), the leading pulmonary fibrosis patient advocacy organization, the PFF Patient Communication Center (PCC) will be the first-ever comprehensive communication resource that will be available to the PF community. This...

2014-02-04 16:28:20

Chief Medical Officer and Chairman of the Steering Committee for the PFF Care Center Network and PFF Patient Registry Announced CHICAGO, Feb. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) today announced two key additions to their staff. Gregory P. Cosgrove, MD, has been named Chief Medical Officer and Kevin R. Flaherty, MD, MS, has been named Chairman of the Steering Committee of the PFF Care Center Network and PFF Patient Registry. "We are pleased to...


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