Author Archives: Magdalena Kegel

#NACFC2016 – Getting the Upper Hand on Mucus in Cystic Fibrosis

Abnormal mucus clearance in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF) may be improved with specific treatments, but despite intense research on the subject, there are many unanswered questions about how atypical mucus contributes to the disease and how to best improve the problem. Researchers debated the issue in three discussions at a…

Production of CF Therapy Candidate AB569 for Clinical Trials to Begin

Arch Biopartners and  Catalent Inhalation, a division of Catalent Pharma Solutions, have entered agreements to start manufacturing AB569 for human trials in patients with chronic and antibiotic resistant bacterial lung infections. Representing a large part of the group affected, patients with cystic fibrosis  (CF) stand to benefit most. AB569, invented by Daniel Hassett,…


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How to Ask for and Offer Help

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In times of need, we may not know how to ask for help or offer it to others. Columnist Kate Delany shares helpful tips on how to do it.

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