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Jul 23, 2014, 14:30 ET

Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Launches National PFF Ambassador Program

Twenty of the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation's advocates have come together to inaugurate PFF Ambassador program, a group of idiopathic pulmonary...

Jul 21, 2014, 19:00 ET

Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Disease Education Webinars Focus On Pulmonary Rehabilitation And The FDA's Breakthrough Drug Therapy Designation

The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) is pleased to announce two upcoming webinars, one of which is related to the U.S. Food and Drug...

Jun 10, 2014, 11:00 ET

The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Receives Grant From Biogen Idec To Support The PFF Patient Registry

 The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) today announced a key partnership with Biogen Idec in support of the PFF Patient Registry. The PFF...

May 18, 2014, 17:00 ET

Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Offers Clinical Trial Update Webinar

WHO: The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) will discuss results from recent idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) clinical trials in an upcoming...

May 16, 2014, 08:00 ET

Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Provides The Latest Disease Education Information

 The newly launched Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Patient Communication Center (PCC) has become the destination for the most up-to-date...

May 14, 2014, 10:00 ET

Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Announces New Programs, Redesigned Website

Continuing its ongoing commitment to the pulmonary fibrosis community, the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) announces three new initiatives this...

Mar 27, 2014, 11:00 ET

Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Launches First Communication Center For The Pulmonary Fibrosis Community

 Patients with pulmonary fibrosis (PF), their caregivers, family members, and health care providers will now be able to access a centralized...

Feb 26, 2014, 13:06 ET
Award-winning actress and pulmonary fibrosis advocate, Julie Halston (TV's "Sex and the City," Broadway's "Anything Goes" and "Gypsy"). Ms. Halston hosted the Broadway Belts for PFF! fundraiser to benefit the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation at Birdland in New York City on February 24, 2014. Photo by Seth Walters.   (PRNewsFoto/The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation, Seth Walters)

Broadway's Finest Gather To Raise Funds And Awareness For The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation

For the fourth consecutive year Broadway's best vocal talent appeared Monday night to raise funds for the rare disease, pulmonary fibrosis (PF),...

Feb 04, 2014, 15:52 ET

Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Expands With Two New Leadership Positions

Chief Medical Officer and Chairman of the Steering Committee for the PFF Care Center Network and PFF Patient Registry Announced The Pulmonary...

Dec 17, 2013, 11:27 ET

The Pulmonary Fibrosis Community Again Commends The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation's Biennial PFF Summit

PFF Summit 2013: An Environment to Improve Education, Facilitate Research, and Increase Disease Awareness  The Pulmonary Fibrosis...

Dec 10, 2013, 07:30 ET

Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Announces Plans To Establish A Care Center Network And Patient Registry

National Network of Leading Academic Medical Centers and National Database of Patient Information Will Spread Knowledge, Improve Care, Improve...

Nov 08, 2013, 16:42 ET

Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Raises Funds and Awareness While Recognizing Outstanding Leaders in the Pulmonary Fibrosis Community

Breathe Benefit 2013: Community Inspiring a Cure Honors Co-Founder and Acknowledges Research Grant Recipients and Volunteer Leaders The...

Aug 16, 2013, 16:47 ET
The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation announces that the second annual Global Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Day will take place on September 7, 2013.  (PRNewsFoto/The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation)

Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Announces Second Annual Global Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Day

Foundation and Community Initiatives Offer Opportunities for Improving Patient Advocacy, Education, and Awareness in September  The...

Mar 27, 2013, 09:00 ET

Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Announces Open Registration For International Health Care Conference On Pulmonary Fibrosis

PFF Summit 2013: From Bench to Bedside will be held December 5-7 in La Jolla, California The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF)...

Feb 27, 2013, 10:40 ET

Rare lung disease community empowered through connectivity

Unique educational and support group toolkit -- a vital resource for IPF community TORONTO, Feb. 27, 2013 /CNW/ - To mark the sixth...

Feb 26, 2013, 14:20 ET

Broadway's Best Gather to Raise Funds and Awareness for the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation

Julie Halston, Debbie Gravitte, Max von Essen, Emily Bergyl, Robert Creighton, Klea Blackhurst, Emma Hunton, and Edward Watts Join Legendary...

Nov 14, 2012, 11:00 ET

Human, Canine Patient Health Organizations Join Forces to Fight Deadly Lung Disease Killing Dogs, Humans

 "Westie" Dogs May Hold Answers to Pulmonary Fibrosis, Disease that Claims as Many Lives as Breast Cancer The Coalition for...

Oct 23, 2012, 14:46 ET

Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Calls For Letters Of Intent For 2013 Young Investigator And Established Investigator Awards

Foundation Recognizes 2012 Investigator Award Recipients at Annual Dinner The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) announced today that it is...

Oct 17, 2012, 17:02 ET

Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation's Global Dinner Raises Funds and Awareness For The Fight Against Pulmonary Fibrosis

Breathe Benefit 2012 Honors Co-Founder and Acknowledges Grant Recipients The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation's (PFF) annual dinner, Breathe...

Sep 12, 2012, 09:30 ET

Canadians with rare, fatal lung disease dissatisfied with poor standard of care: new survey

Increased awareness and education will help give IPF patients a fighting chance TORONTO, Sept. 12, 2012 /CNW/ - According to a new patient...

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