CF Foundation Funding Bolsters Gene Therapy Research

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is funding three new early-stage research awards worth more than $1.8 million to bolster the development of potential gene therapies for cystic fibrosis (CF). “This funding will support critical early steps necessary for the development of genetic therapies for cystic fibrosis,” William Skach, MD, executive…

P. aeruginosa, but Not Rhinovirus, Worsens Lung Function in Children

In children with cystic fibrosis (CF), evidence of the bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa was associated with poorer lung function — based on predicted forced expiration volume in one second, FEV1% — while those testing positive for rhinovirus, which frequently causes the common cold, were more likely to have better…

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How to Ask for and Offer Help

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In times of need, we may not know how to ask for help or offer it to others. Columnist Kate Delany shares helpful tips on how to do it.

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