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Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Loses a Friend

In the wake of Robin Williams’ recent untimely death, the comedy world took another hit last Thursday, September 4th, when Melissa Rivers announced that she had made the unfortunate decision to take her comatose mother and international comic icon, Joan Rivers, off life support. After more than 5 years of…

Nasopharynx in CF Patients May Be Where Bacterial Infections Hide

A new study, entitled, “Pseudomonas aeruginosa adaptation in the nasopharyngeal reservoir leads to migration and persistence in the lungs,” conducted at the University of Liverpool’s Institute of Infection and Global Health, UK, published in Nature Communications, and led by the group of the Professors Aras Kadioglu and Craig…

Cool Synchrotron Device Advancing Cystic Fibrosis Research

The CLS Synchrotron — Wikipedia Researchers at the University of Saskatchewan in Saskatoon, Canada working with the Canadian Light Source (CLS) synchrotron have developed a new imaging technique that reveals a heretofore unknown immune system component of the in the lungs — a discovery that could…