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Biomedical Engineering Student With CF Offers Perspective On How Regenerative Medicine Could Someday Treat the Disease

Reid D’Amico is a biomedical engineering PhD student with Cystic Fibrosis. He is currently pursuing PhD research to combine both engineering and pulmonary research, an emerging branch of regenerative medicine that he believes could play a major role in next-generation CF therapy. Reid plans on contributing to Cystic Fibrosis News Today in a…

Mutation Specific CF Therapies: A Small Lesson

In a previous article I referenced the first portion of the Nature Review, “cystic fibrosis genetics: from molecular understanding to clinical application,” written by Dr. Garry Cutting, to provide a basic understanding of the function of the CFTR protein and its role in the…

The Cellular Mechanism of CF: The Basics

Cystic fibrosis was ushered into the spotlight during President Barack Obama’s 2015 State of the Union Address as he highlighted the advances in CF therapy, which have served as a model for the President’s precision medicine initiative. Precision medicine paves the way for the development of therapies that are tailored…


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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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