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Cystic Fibrosis (CF), is an inherited genetic disease that affects a number of organs in the body, primarily the lungs and pancreas by clogging them with thick and sticky mucus.
Anti-Inflammatory Drug Shows Promising Early Results for CF
Corbus Pharmaceuticals reported promising results Thursday from an early stage clinical study of a potential anti-inflammatory drug for people with cystic fibrosis. Researchers believe that reducing excessive inflammation in people with CF will reduce lung damage and slow progression of the disease.
For more information, see the Corbus press release.
A guide for parents and care-givers of children newly diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis
The South African Cystic Fibrosis Consensus Document – Fourth Edition