Forest Ray received his PhD in systems biology from Columbia University, where he developed tools to match drug side effects to other diseases. He has since worked as a journalist and science writer, covering topics from rare diseases to the intersection between environmental science and social justice. He currently lives in Long Beach, California.
Vertex Pharmaceuticals has awarded a $50,000 grant to Claire’s Place Foundation to support its Work Proudly Program, which helps adults with cystic fibrosis (CF) and caregivers with work-from-home opportunities. ... Read more
Music composed especially for children with cystic fibrosis (CF) made airway clearance therapy a more enjoyable task, suggesting that it can help with treatment adherence and potentially lower costs related ... Read more
In an effort to address racism within the cystic fibrosis (CF) community and the health disparities it fosters, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) is asking for greater input from people ... Read more
Relizorb, Alcresta Therapeutics‘ pancreatic enzyme treatment, led to significant weight and height improvements among cystic fibrosis (CF) patients with pancreatic insufficiency who require tube feeding, according to the results of ... Read more
Envara Health has launched Encala (formerly Lym-X-Sorb), a nutritional supplement designed to improve fat and nutrient absorption in people with cystic fibrosis (CF) and pancreatic insufficiency. Encala is indicated ... Read more
Eloxx Pharmaceuticals presented preclinical safety and efficacy data supporting ELX-02, its investigational treatment for cystic fibrosis (CF) caused by nonsense mutations that is also being evaluated in two enrolling, ... Read more
Inhaled tobramycin alone works as well at eradicating an initial infection by Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteria in people with cystic fibrosis (CF), and its use in combination with an oral fluoroquinolone, such ... Read more