Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Impact Grant deadline is April 5

Applications are being accepted for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation‘s 2023 CFF Impact Grant program, which funds projects or programs to improve the lives of those with cystic fibrosis (CF) or their families. “The best ideas come from personal experience, and no one knows the ins and outs…

Phage cocktail, AP-PA02, safely lowers P. aeruginosa load in CF trial

AP-PA02, an experimental phage therapy for people with cystic fibrosis (CF) and chronic Pseudomonas aeruginosa respiratory infections, was well tolerated and reduced the bacterial load in the lungs, according to top-line results from a Phase 1b/2a trial. High doses of AP-PA02 were associated with durable reductions in bacterial load in the SWARM-Pa study. Pharmacokinetics data,…

Environment plays big role in lung function decline in CF children

Exposure to traffic-related air pollution is an important predictor of early lung function decline in children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis (CF), a study has found. Community deprivation — reflecting poverty, housing, income, education, and health insurance coverage — was also a significant predictor of this decline in young…

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