Author Archives: Teresa Carvalho

Trial of MS1819, Yeast-based EPI Treatment, Opens 2 Sites in Poland

Two new sites for the extension of a Phase 2b trial testing an immediate release capsule form of MS1819 in treating exocrine pancreatic insufficiency in cystic fibrosis (CF) have opened in Poland and are enrolling patients by invitation. Part of the OPTION 2 study (NCT04375878), these European sites join those already open in…

Bronchoscopy Plus BAL Safe Way of Checking Lung Health of Patients

Using bronchoscopy to examine the airways and the surrounding tissues of people with cystic fibrosis, coupled with the collecting of lung fluid through bronchoalveolar lavage (BAL), is safe and a reasonable alternative when sputum samples are not possible, a study reports. Adult patients participating in research reported mild side effects…

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The Benefits of Being Sick

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As columnist Lara Govendo reflects on her journey through CF and transplant, she realizes there are a surprising number of benefits.

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