Maureen Newman,  —

Maureen Newman is a senior Science and Research writer for Cystic Fibrosis News Today. Maureen is currently a PhD student studying biomedical engineering at University of Rochester, working towards a career of research in biomaterials for drug delivery and regenerative medicine. She is an integral part of Dr. Danielle Benoit's laboratory, where she is investigating bone-homing therapeutics for osteoporosis treatment.

Articles by Maureen Newman

UK Adult Cystic Fibrosis Patient Population Predicted to Increase

It is time to celebrate more birthdays. Patients with cystic fibrosis, an orphan disease affecting fewer than 200,000 individuals throughout the world, are experiencing an increase in longevity. Estimates from a study out of Queen’s University Belfast in the United Kingdom predicts a nearly 80% increase by the year 2025…

A New Study Method for P. aeruginosa May Accelerate CF Research

Researchers are finding ways to better understand infection in cystic fibrosis, enabling research efforts that help discover treatments for patients. Dr. Marvin Whiteley at The University of Texas at Austin created a platform to study Pseudomonas aeruginosa, the most common cause of hospitalization and illness for cystic fibrosis patients. Their work…

Cystic Fibrosis Symptom Severity May be Influenced by Gene Clusters

One size does not fit all when it comes to cystic fibrosis patients’ symptoms, despite the commonality of a mutated gene. Some patients endure severe life-long airway infections while others are relatively unaffected by their condition. Michael Knowles, MD, professor of pulmonary and critical care medicine at the University…