Mary Chapman, features writer —

Mary graduated from Wayne State University with a degree in journalism. She began her career at United Press International, then spent a decade reporting for the Bureau of National Affairs, Inc. (now Bloomberg Industry Group). Mary has written extensively for The New York Times, and her work has appeared in publications such as Time, Newsweek, Fortune, and the Chicago Tribune. She’s won a Society of Professional Journalists award for outstanding reporting.

Articles by Mary Chapman

CFF Awards Research Grant to College Sophomore

Inspired by a cousin who lives with cystic fibrosis (CF), a University of Central Florida (UCF) undergraduate student will use a $4,000 Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) grant to seek better treatments for the genetic disease that affects the lungs and other organs. The young researcher, Sahiba Ahmed,…

CFF ResearchCON on Tap Online in April With Latest CF Updates

Registration is open for this year’s ResearchCON, a free two-day online educational event that seeks to present the latest in cystic fibrosis (CF) research, science, and care in a way that’s accessible, engaging, and easy to understand. The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) event will be held on…

Applications Now Open for $10,000 2022 CFF Impact Grants

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation’s 2022 CFF Impact Grant program is now accepting applications from individuals or nonprofit groups seeking funding for projects that support cystic fibrosis patients or their families in their everyday lives. Those wishing to develop such efforts — particularly virtual support programs — also may…

Online Exercise, Well-being Platform Beam Extends Free Access

To continue to support the health of U.S. adults living with cystic fibrosis (CF), the online exercise, education, and well-being platform Beam has extended its collaboration with the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) through June. The partnership offers patients free access to live and on-demand training and educational…

Award Supports Quest for New Medicines to Treat Lung Infections

Funding totaling £750,000 ($1,028,550) for a Strategic Research Centre (SRC) in the United Kingdom is expected to speed development of antibiotics to battle the lung infections that most cystic fibrosis (CF) patients experience. The four-year award from the Cystic Fibrosis Trust and the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation…

‘Rose Up’ Virtual Event Raises Funds, Awareness

Cystic fibrosis (CF) patients, caregivers and supporters are invited to participate in Rose Up, a Sept. 17 virtual event aimed at uniting the CF community and raising awareness and funds to help find a cure. The hope is that the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) effort, now in its…

CF Canada Urges Adoption of New Care Guidelines, Access to Trikafta

Cystic Fibrosis Canada (CFC) is calling on provinces and territories across the country to adopt the latest standardized care guidelines and speed patient access to Trikafta, a triple-combination and “highly impactful” disease-modifying therapy for almost all with cystic fibrosis (CF). The guidelines, “Initiation, Monitoring and…

Student Appointed to Ohio Rare Disease Advisory Council

Andrea Hoffman, an Ohio Northern University (ONU) student who also is a cystic fibrosis (CF) patient and advocate, has been appointed by Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine to the Ohio Rare Disease Advisory Council, according to a university press release. In her two-year term, Hoffman, an ONU junior, will…