Cystic Fibrosis and Female Fertility

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Assistant Professor Sigrid Ladores, PhD, from the School of Nursing, University of Alabama, Birmingham, and doctoral student Leigh Ann Bray are developing a study entitled “Female Fertility in the Age of New CFTR-Modulating Drugs.” The main focus of the research study will be to assess female patients’ understanding of fertility, cystic fibrosis’ (CF) effect on women’s fertility and how new generation drugs such as Orkambi™ influence fertility rates among cystic fibrosis female patients.

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