Cystic Fibrosis: Mucus as Disease Biomarker

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Scientists at the Center for Nanomedicine at the Wilmer Eye Institute, part of Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, may have found a new way to track the stages and the progression of cystic fibrosis (CF) by examining mucus in the lungs of CF patients. If so, mucus under a microscope could provide a much-needed biomarker for monitoring CF disease development.

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