Data from multiple sources - Curated by Toby Galbraith - Last updated 06 June 2017
Cystic fibrosis (CF) is an autosomal recessive, life-limiting, genetically inherited disease. It is a multi-system disorder and results from one of several identified...
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Kalydeco is FDA approved for use in cystic fibrosis patients ages 2 and older who have one of 23 residual function mutations in the CFTR gene.- Vertex Pharma
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated announced that the FDA has approved Kalydeco (ivacaftor) for use in people with cystic fibrosis (CF) ages...
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Two Phase III studies reported of tezacaftor (VX-661) / ivacaftor combination of cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR) gene affected patients.-Vertex
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated announced results from two Phase III studies of the tezacaftor (VX-661) / ivacaftor combination treatment that showed...
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Vertex Pharmaceuticals to acquire CTP 656, a proposed treatment for cystic fibrosis from Concert Pharmaceuticals.
Vertex Pharmaceuticals Incorporated announced that it has signed a definitive asset purchase agreement to acquire CTP 656 from Concert Pharmaceuticals...
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Specialised CF care has led to a dramatic improvement in survival in CF: in the last four decades, well above...
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This review summarizes state-of-the art culture methods and makes recommendations for addition of non-culture based methods in the diagnostic laboratory.
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Inert gas washout tests, performed using the single- or multiple-breath washout technique, were first described over 60 years ago. As...
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Understanding the causes of variation in clinical manifestations of disease should allow for design of new or improved therapeutic strategies to treat the disease. If variation is caused by genetic...
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Cystic fibrosis (CF) is a common genetic disorder in the Caucasian population. The gene was identified in 1989 on the basis of its map location on chromosome 7.
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The structure and dynamics of bacterial communities in the airways of persons with cystic fibrosis (CF) remain largely unknown.
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