Cystic Fibrosis Foundation hosts 19th Annual Worldwide Cystic Fibrosis Conference


Foundation to commemorate 50 years of research and care

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation will host its 19th Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference in Baltimore, Md., from Oct. 20-23.

More than 3,000 scientists and medical caregivers from across the world are expected to attend to discuss progress in cystic fibrosis (CF) research and care.

Conference sessions will highlight the milestones reached in the search for a CF cure and updates on ongoing CF research projects. With 50 years of scientific advances to the CF Foundation's credit, plenary sessions will focus on that progress. Other presentations will address topics such as modernized, state-to-state newborn screening requirements, budding health insurance issues and alternative CF therapies.

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Last reviewed: By John M. Grohol, Psy.D. on 21 Feb 2009
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