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30 Apr, 2009, 11:00 ET Actor James Marsden To Appear on CMT Insider May 2, Talk About Pulmonary Fibrosis

The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) is pleased to announce the airing of an interview with actor James Marsden on Country Music Television...


20 Mar, 2009, 10:17 ET CPF Launches National PSA to Educate Public on Pulmonary Fibrosis

'Target' Video Dramatizes Message That Pulmonary Fibrosis Can Strike Anyone, Anywhere; Urges Americans to Work With CPF to Find a...


19 Feb, 2009, 14:26 ET Pulmonary Fibrosis Research Enhancement Act of 2009 Introduced in 111th U.S. Congress

Landmark Bill Would Create National Patient Registry, Increase Public Awareness of Deadly Lung Disease The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis...


04 Feb, 2009, 10:45 ET Positive Data From Lung Study May Lead to First FDA Approved Treatment for Pulmonary Fibrosis

CPF Calls on Manufacturer and FDA to Expedite Review of Pirfenidone as Treatment for PF The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) is calling this...


04 Feb, 2009, 10:20 ET Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis and American Thoracic Society Announce Recipients of 2009-10 Research Awards

CPF and ATS to Jointly Award $200,000 to Advance Understanding and Treatment of Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF)...


04 Feb, 2009, 09:55 ET Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis and American Thoracic Society Announce Recipients of 2009-10 Research Awards

CPF and ATS to Jointly Award $200,000 to Advance Understanding and Treatment of Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF)...


31 Dec, 2008, 09:00 ET Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis Celebrates Landmark Year for Awareness, Advocacy, Research

The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) calls 2008 a year of substantial progress in advocacy, research support and awareness of a fatal disease...


23 Dec, 2008, 14:35 ET Family of Doctors Joins to Fight Lung Disease That Claimed One of Their Own

The Sandler family of Bethesda, Maryland, was stunned to learn that one of their loved ones was a victim of pulmonary fibrosis (PF), a disease...


04 Dec, 2008, 09:30 ET Pulmonary Fibrosis Contributes to Beloved Civil Rights Writer and Folk Singer Odetta's Death

Music and civil rights icon Odetta succumbed December 2 as a result of multiple illnesses. One of them was pulmonary fibrosis (PF), an illness...


03 Dec, 2008, 10:03 ET CPF Updates Patient Education Materials to Meet Growing Demand for Pulmonary Fibrosis Information

The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) today announced the launch of its newly designed patient guide offered to patients and families fighting...


11 Nov, 2008, 12:36 ET Co-Sponsorship of Pulmonary Fibrosis Research Enhancement Act Increases to 27 Members

The CPF today announced that the Pulmonary Fibrosis Research Enhancement Act (PFREA) (H.R. 6567) - which would authorize $16 million in new...


18 Sep, 2008, 01:00 ET CPF Patient Advocates Meet With 50 Congressional Offices During IPF Week, Urge Support of Landmark Pulmonary Fibrosis Bill

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis patient advocates asked Members of Congress for help on a...


04 Sep, 2008, 01:00 ET Former Utah Governor, an IPF Patient, Joins CPF for Sixth Annual National IPF Awareness Week

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 4 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Olene Walker is no stranger to Capitol Hill. The former governor of Utah (2003-2005),...


16 Jul, 2008, 01:00 ET Transplanted Daughter Wishes Mother Could Have Same Gift of Life

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 16 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Colorado woman breathes easier in the mile high city of Denver, less than a year after...


15 Jul, 2008, 01:00 ET Transplanted Daughter Wishes Mother Could Have Same Gift of Life

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 15 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A Colorado woman breathes easier in the mile high city of Denver, less than a year after...


21 May, 2008, 01:00 ET Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis and American Thoracic Society Continue Research Partnership Through 2010

TORONTO, May 21 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) and the American Thoracic Society (ATS), the world's...


30 Apr, 2008, 01:00 ET Pulmonary Fibrosis Patients Meet With Top Lung Doctors at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center

BOSTON, April 30 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The following announcement was released by The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis: WHAT:...


19 Feb, 2008, 00:00 ET Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis and National Jewish Medical and Research Center Collaborate to Provide Genetic Counseling for Familial Pulmonary Fibrosis Patients

SAN JOSE, Calif., and DENVER, Feb. 19 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) and National Jewish Medical and...


29 Jan, 2008, 00:00 ET CPF Appoints Mishka Michon Chief Executive Officer

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) announced the appointment of Mishka Michon as...


28 Jan, 2008, 00:00 ET Pulmonary Fibrosis Patients/9/11 Responders Represented at State of the Union Address for Second Year in a Row

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the second year in a row, pulmonary fibrosis patients will be represented at the...