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cystic fibrosis research

Since 1975, CFRI has supported cystic fibrosis research at well-established medical facilities through the funding of grants. Our investment in new ideas has enabled researchers to bring new perspectives to the study of this disease.

CFRI research is funded through two programs: the Elizabeth Nash Memorial Fellowship and the New Horizons Campaign.

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Breaking News!

The Pulmonary-Allergy Drugs Advisory Committee of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) voted 12 to 1 in favor of Vertex Pharmaceuticals’ new drug application for approval of the lumacaftor/ivacaftor combination therapy for the treatment of CF in patients age 12 years and older who are homozygous for the F508del mutation. Targeting the root cause of the disease, the combination therapy, named Orkambi, showed statistically significant improvements in lung function and other markers. To read more, click here.

Upcoming Events

CFRI 28th National Cystic Fibrosis
Education Conference
"Partners in Progress"

July 31 - August 2, 2015
Sofitel San Francisco Bay
Click here for Details   Register Now!

A Magical Evening at the Carolands
CFRI's 40th Anniversary Gala

Friday, September 25, 2015 7 PM - 10 PM
Hillsborough, CA  Buy Tickets Now!

CF Caregivers Support Group
Every 4th Tuesday of the Month 7 PM PST
Participate in person or by phone
Click here for Details

CFRI Community

CFRI Community

CFRI publishes CFRI Community quarterly to provide you with cystic fibrosis updates and resources. In our recent issue, we hope you will enjoy reading important articles such as New Year Rings in New Hope for Cystic Fibrosis, Ion Transport Properties in Human Native Small Airways and Jessica Fredrick Memorial CF Research Challenge Circle. To download an issue, click here.

For CFRI's Weekly News, click here.

For CFRI's Website Guide, click here.

CF Counseling Services


FREE counseling services available to the nationwide CF community! As part of CFRI’s CF Quality of Life Program, a Living Legacy of Peter Judge, CFRI will cover the cost per individual counseling session with your selected therapist. There is no charge to you! For details, click here. Made possible by Vertex.

CFRI will also underwrite HIPPA-compliant teletherapy sessions with licensed therapists. Please contact Siri at 650.404.9445. Made possible by Vertex.

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Your support enables us to fund groundbreaking research, produce quality programs and provide educational resources for those with cystic fibrosis, their families and caregivers. To make a donation today, click here.

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