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Rutgers’ Cystic Fibrosis Center Granted Quality Care Award

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) has just given its sought-after Quality Care Award for 2012-2013 to The Cystic Fibrosis Center of Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School and Robert Wood Johnson University Hospital. Established back in 2008, the Foundation’s Quality Care Award served to give due recognition to cystic fibrosis (CF) centers that…

PUR0400 Drug Formulation For Cystic Fibrosis (CF), non-CF Bronchiectasis Shows Promise In Recent Trial

Lexington, Massachusetts-based Pulmatrix made an impact at the 2014 Respiratory Drug Delivery Conference being held in Fajardo, Puerto Rico. A poster from the biotechnology company presented data related to PUR0400 (fluoroquinilone Levofloxac), a preclinical drug candidate formulated using Pulmatrix’s proprietary iSPERSE™ dry powder technology. PUR0400 is a drug formulation that…

Promising Cystic Fibrosis Therapy ARIKACE From Insmed To Treat Pseudomonas Aeruginosa Reported as Well-Tolerated In Two-Year, Open-Label Extension Study

While Cystic Fibrosis news is never in short supply, often times, many clinical trials currently underway to test experimental CF therapies are underreported by the media, who instead seek to cover fundraising and human interest stories about the disease. While these types of news articles are indeed important to…