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May 25, 2007, 01:00 ET Two California Women Walk, Cycle More Than 100 Miles for Their Fathers

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 25 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Side by side and stride by stride, two devoted daughters and best friends will demonstrate...


Apr 27, 2007, 01:00 ET Pulmonary Fibrosis Patient, CPF Member & Advocate, on 'The View'

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 27 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Vito Valenti spoke to "The View" hosts Rosie O'Donnell and Joy Behar about his personal...


Mar 21, 2007, 01:00 ET Medical Journal Publishes First Large-Scale Survey Revealing Experiences of IPF Patients

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 21 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) today announced a summary manuscript from its Basic...


Feb 08, 2007, 00:00 ET CPF Expresses Voice of Support for Congressman Norwood as He Faces New Health Challenges

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) expresses its support of Congressman Charlie...


Jan 22, 2007, 00:00 ET Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis and American Thoracic Society Award $100,000 Pulmonary Fibrosis Grant to Johns Hopkins Researcher

SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) today announced a jointly funded $100,000, two-year...


Nov 27, 2006, 00:00 ET Nationally Syndicated Radio Program Interviews Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis, University of Chicago Doctor, About Deadly Lung Disease

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 27 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) is featured in a "Radio Health Journal" interview to air...


Nov 09, 2006, 00:00 ET Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis B.I.G. (Breathing Is Glorious!) Ball Raises More Than $250,000 for Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF)

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis' (CPF) second annual B.I.G. (Breathing Is Glorious!) Ball...


Oct 11, 2006, 01:00 ET Webb School Teacher Receives Gift of Life With Lung Transplant, Headmaster Gives Authority for Donation to Fuel Research That May Some Day Lead to a Cure

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Touched by a short autobiography written by a Webb School teacher detailing his life and death...


Oct 11, 2006, 01:00 ET Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis Concludes Successful National IPF Awareness Week

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) today announced results from its fourth annual, National...


Oct 05, 2006, 01:00 ET Pulmonary Fibrosis Prevalence Increases 156 Percent in Six Years

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 5 /PRNewswire/ -- Prevalence of pulmonary fibrosis has increased 156 percent in the last six years, according to a new...


Oct 04, 2006, 01:00 ET CPF to Co-Host Living With IPF Patient Events in San Francisco and Los Angeles

SAN JOSE, Calif., Oct. 4 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) -- in partnerships with the University of California in San...


Sep 22, 2006, 01:00 ET Patients Ask Members of Congress for Help Fighting Deadly Lung Disease

SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) today announced the fourth annual National IPF Awareness...


Jun 13, 2006, 01:00 ET The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis Announces Second Annual Breathing is Glorious! (B.I.G.) Ball Fundraising Gala

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 13 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) is pleased to announce that its second annual Breathing is...


Jun 05, 2006, 01:00 ET CPF Appoints Mishka Michon Executive Vice President for Development

SAN JOSE, Calif., June 5 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) today announced the appointment of Mishka Michon as its new...


May 22, 2006, 01:00 ET Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis Partners With American Thoracic Society to Jointly Fund $100,000 IPF Research Grant

SAN JOSE, Calif., May 22 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) today announced that is has partnered with the American...


Feb 28, 2006, 00:00 ET Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis Provides $43,000 Gift to The University of Chicago to Advance New Approaches to Understanding IPF

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 28 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) today announced a gift to the University of Chicago that...


Nov 16, 2005, 00:00 ET Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis Fundraising Campaign Raises More Than $290,000 for IPF

SAN JOSE, Calif., Nov. 16 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) today announced that its inaugural B.I.G. (Breathing is...


Oct 03, 2005, 01:00 ET Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis Concludes Its Most Successful National IPF Awareness Week

SAN JOSE, Oct. 3 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) today announced results from its third annual, and to date, most...


Aug 15, 2005, 01:00 ET First-Time National Poll on IPF Reveals Disorder's Prevalence Far Greater Than Its Public Awareness

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- The Coalition for Pulmonary Fibrosis (CPF) today released results of a first-of-its-kind national poll...


Aug 09, 2005, 01:00 ET New National Poll Finds Vast Majority of Americans Support Embryonic Stem Cell Research

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Exactly four years after the last new line of embryonic stem cells were allowed to be studied using...