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Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Expert Testifies In Support of Congressional Ensuring Access to Clinical Trials Act

Johns Hopkins University Hospital physician and Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Vice President of Therapeutics Development Michael Boyle, M.D., testified on Friday, September 18th before the House Energy and Commerce Committee’s on Health, urging Subcommittee members to support Bill H.R. 209, which would make a permanent the Ensuring Access to Clinical…

Arch Biopartners Announce Successful Pre-Clinical Validation Studies For Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Treatment

Arch Biopartners Inc (Arch), recently announced that its drug candidate AB569, which is being developed as treatment for pulmonary Pseudomonas aeruginosa infections, has successfully concluded pre-clinical in vivo and in vitro validation trials. The news is significant to the CF community due to the prevalence of P. aeruginosa in those with…

Pulmatrix to Present PUR1900 Preclinical Data on Itraconazole at 29th North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference

Pulmatrix, Inc., a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company developing innovative inhaled therapies to address serious pulmonary disease using its patented iSPERSE™ (inhaled small particles easily respirable and emitted) technology, has just announced it will be presenting preclinical data on the pharmacokinetics and potency of PUR1900 during the upcoming 2015 North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference. PUR1900 is an…

AbbVie Opens Voting for 2015’s Thriving Undergraduate or Graduate Scholarship for Students with Cystic Fibrosis

Earlier this week, AbbVie launched the voting contest portion of its yearly AbbVie CF Scholarship program. Everyone in the CF advocacy community and beyond is encouraged to visit www.AbbVieCFScholarship.com today through September 22, 2015 to weigh in on who best deserves this year’s Thriving Undergraduate or Graduate Scholar title and…

Proteostasis Therapeutics Secures $37 Million in New Financing for Cystic Fibrosis Treatment Development

Proteostasis Therapeutics, Inc. (PTI), a biotechnology company working on breakthrough therapeutics to treat diseases caused by defects in protein processing, recently announced that it has secured new financing worth $37 million, which will be dedicated to further developing its primary product candidate for cystic fibrosis for testing in human clinical studies. Cystic fibrosis…