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Possible B. cepacia Contamination of Baby Wipes
October 14, 2014
There has been a recall of Simply Right baby wipes at Sam’s Club due to possible Burkholderia cepacia contamination. Please discontinue using these wipes and return them to the store. If you have been using these wipes there is little risk of infection. However, it would be prudent to clean surfaces that have been used
Dr. Boyle Presentation at NACFC
October 13, 2014
The plenary sessions from the North American CF Conference (NACFC) in Atlanta including “Scaling the Mountain: The Journey to Delivering Transformational CF Therapeutics” presented by Dr. Michael Boyle are available online. Register to view the presentation.
Study of Inhaled Mannitol Is Now Enrolling
October 1, 2014
We are now enrolling CF patients aged 18 and older for a Phase III double‐blind, randomized trial of inhaled mannitol. Get more information.
Research Study of MRSA Therapy Is Now Enrolling
October 1, 2014
We are now enrolling adults infected with MRSA in the Persistent MRSA Eradication Protocol (PMEP) is to test a new inhaled therapy. Get more information.
Resources for School
September 29, 2014
Check of the resources available for teachers and schools at the CF Foundation w
Hopkins CF Newsletter: Partners in Discovery
Issue: Fall 2012
Modifying Disease: By developing compounds that push proteins to the surface of the lungs and then turn them on, researchers aim to correct the salt and water imbalance that causes cystic fibrosis. DOWNLOAD PDF | SIGN-UP