Navigation Links
Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis and American Thoracic Society Continue Research Partnership Through 2010
Date:5/21/2008

o-year award to Sonye K. Danoff, M.D., Ph.D. at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Danoff is currently in year two of her research entitled "VEGF: Marker or mediator of lung injury in pulmonary fibrosis?" Her research is currently testing the hypothesis that locally elevated levels of vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF) in the lungs of patients with autoimmune pulmonary fibrosis contribute to disease progression. In December, 2007, Andrew M. Tager, M.D. of Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital was the recipient of a $100,000, two-year award to investigate the role of Lysophosphatidic Acid (LPA) and its cognate receptor LPA1 in lung injury and fibroproliferation following bleomycin treatment.

About Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF)

IPF is a lung disorder characterized by a progressive scarring -- known as fibrosis -- and deterioration of the lungs, which slowly robs its victims of their ability to breathe. Approximately 128,000 Americans suffer from IPF, which is the most prevalent of a classification of lung disorders known as interstitial lung diseases (ILD's). There is currently no known cause or cure for IPF, nor is there an FDA-approved treatment. An estimated 48,000 new cases are diagnosed each year. IPF is difficult to diagnose, and an estimated two- thirds of patients die within five years of diagnosis.

About the Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis

The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, founded in 2001 to accelerate research efforts leading to a cure for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), while educating, supporting, and advocating for the community of patients, families, and medical professionals fighting this disease. The CPF funds promising research into new approaches to treat and cure pulmonary fibrosis; provides patients and families with comprehensive education materials, resources, and hope; serves as a voice for national advocacy of IPF issues; and works to i
'/>"/>

SOURCE Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis
Copyright©2008 PR Newswire.
All rights reserved

Page: 1 2 3

Related biology technology :

1. Agendia Joins the Personalized Medicine Coalition (PMC)
2. Addressing the Pharmacist Shortage: Medco Labor Coalition(TM) Launches National Scholarship Program to Support the Development of the Next Generation of Pharmacists
3. Coalition for a Competitive Pharmaceutical Market Launches New Print Ad Campaign Highlighting Need for Meaningful Biogenerics Legislation
4. FrontPath Health Coalition To Lead Community-wide Group in Pilot Program
5. Childhood Influenza Immunization Coalition Applauds Expanded Influenza Vaccine Recommendation for Children
6. Diverse Coalition of Purchasers Respond to BIO CEO Fly-In: There is Another Side to The Story
7. Healthcare Coalition Approves Tools to Improve Patient Safety During Transitions of Care
8. Embla Systems in Collaboration with Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center to Develop Cardio-Pulmonary Coupling Technology
9. QED International Associates Announces Changes to the HealthShares(TM) Composite and HealthShares(TM) Respiratory/Pulmonary Indexes
10. CryoLife Receives FDA 510(k) Clearance for SynerGraft(R) Processed Human Pulmonary Heart Valves
11. CryoLife Announces Implant of First FDA-Cleared SynerGraft(R) Processed Human Pulmonary Heart Valve
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:12/24/2014)... , Dec. 24, 2014   BioLife Solutions , Inc. ... marketer of proprietary clinical grade hypothermic storage and ... products for cells and tissues  ("BioLife" or the "Company"), ... of Stockholders on May 4, 2015 (the "Annual Meeting"). ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... St. Louis, Missouri (PRWEB) December 23, 2014 ... Swiss biotechnology company, Syngenta, are in the process of being ... consolidated case is In Re: Syngenta AG MIR 162 Corn ... the District of Kansas. , Management of the Syngenta GMO ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... MA (PRWEB) December 23, 2014 ... is designed to introduce cutting edge communication technology, ... of platform upgrades. This webinar series demonstrates online ... quest to leverage web conferencing’s most innovative and ...
(Date:12/24/2014)... 2014 According to Ross Selinger, President of ... ITRA Global, the national office market continues to be strong, ... is evidenced by the third quarter’s surprising 3.9% GDP, unemployment ... energy costs have held inflation down and the Fed is ...
Breaking Biology Technology:BioLife Solutions Sets Date for Annual Meeting of Stockholders 2Carey Danis & Lowe Reports on Syngenta GMO Corn Transfer Order 2SoundConnect Launches Leading Edge Business Communications Webinar Series 2SoundConnect Launches Leading Edge Business Communications Webinar Series 3ITRA Global Reports Long Island Is Out of Sync With The National Office Market 2ITRA Global Reports Long Island Is Out of Sync With The National Office Market 3
... Troy, N.Y. Waste heat is a byproduct of ... a car to flying an aircraft or operating a ... developed new nanomaterials that could lead to techniques for ... The key ingredients for making marble-sized pellets of the ...
... VIEJO, Calif., Sept. 29, 2011 Ambry Genetics ... to provide CLIA-approved exome services for applications in ... of geneticists and medical directors, these results will ... that have eluded traditional diagnostic approaches. ...
... Sept. 29, 2011 In May 2011, Omer Bayrak made ... to be discharged from the hospital using the Freedom® ... Since returning home to wait for a matching donor heart, ... only man in Turkey who lives without a heart." ...
Cached Biology Technology:Rensselaer engineers 'cook' promising new heat-harvesting nanomaterials in microwave oven 2Ambry Genetics First to Offer Exome Sequencing Service for Clinical Diagnostics. 2Total Artificial Heart Patient Enjoys Spotlight as "The Only Man in Turkey Who Lives Without a Heart" 2Total Artificial Heart Patient Enjoys Spotlight as "The Only Man in Turkey Who Lives Without a Heart" 3
(Date:1/22/2015)... Jan. 20, 2015 NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD and ... reports on the recent success of the Wocket™ smart wallet at CES ... smart wallet was named as one of the "11 Hot Products at ... Products Launched At CES So Far" by Newseveryday.com and "The top 10 ...
(Date:1/22/2015)...  Analyst Report Issued by Small Cap IR. In 2011, Nilson ... transactions at merchants on the leading payment cards rose to ... debit, and prepaid cards reached 6.54 billion.  Eight million credit ... usage in 2012, and credit and debit card fraud resulted ...
(Date:1/22/2015)... 2015 Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/wxdglm/global_wearable ... "Global Wearable Technologies Market and Applications, Opportunities, Industry ... Forecast 2014-2020" report to their offering. ... that can be worn on the user,s body ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):CES Response for NXT-ID's Wocket Smart Wallet Kicks Off 2015 2CES Response for NXT-ID's Wocket Smart Wallet Kicks Off 2015 3$4.80 Near Term Price Target with "Buy" given by CapRock Research for NXT-ID, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTD) issued by Small Cap IR 2Global Wearable Technologies Market and Applications, Opportunities, Industry Analysis, Segmentation, Size, Growth, Share, Overview, Trends and Forecast 2014-2020 2
... group of heat-loving bacteria by researchers at the Department ... fire under next-generation biofuel production. Scientists have long ... down complex plant material such as switchgrass in order ... Conventional processes involve the addition of commercially produced enzymes ...
... rotor blades for wind turbines, self-adhesive notes, plasters ... featuring adhesives. More than 820,000 tons of adhesive were ... Adhesives Association Industrieverband Klebstoffe. To this day the ... gradually is the industry also offering adhesives made from ...
... Researchers have identified genetic markers that may influence whether ... according to a national longitudinal study of thousands of young ... Developmental Psychology , a publication of the American Psychological Association. ... related in any way to academic achievement is a big ...
Cached Biology News:BESC researchers tap into genetic reservoir of heat-loving bacteria 2Naturally adhesive 2Naturally adhesive 3Genes may play role in educational achievement, study finds 2
... the biological data hidden in your samples with ... allows you to create your own microarray designs ... your own pace and receive delivery of your ... is a secure, online array creation application tool ...
... The high-performance triple quadrupole 1200L sets ... today's cost-conscious environment - incorporating the ... for all liquid chromatography analytical needs. ... interface and the Transmission Quadrupole Analyzer ...
C1-inhibitor (C1-INH)...
... Certify products ATP-Free using Mo Bio ... sensitive ATP-Free certification service that will allow you ... level of accuracy and enable you to deliver ... Mo Bios ATP detection limit is 3.5 ...
Biology Products: