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Dec 01, 2015, 12:42 ET

Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Care Center Network Adds 19 New Sites

 The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) today announced the expansion of the PFF Care Center Network with the selection of 19 additional...

Nov 19, 2015, 11:00 ET

Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Acquires Daughters of Pulmonary Fibrosis Program to Continue Inspiring Local Awareness Efforts and Serve the Community

 The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) today announced that it has acquired all rights to the Daughters of Pulmonary Fibrosis program from...

Nov 18, 2015, 11:30 ET

Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation International Conference A Forum For Sharing Research, Launching New Programs

A record number of more than 700 researchers, health care professionals, pulmonary fibrosis patients, caregivers and industry leaders from 18...

Nov 09, 2015, 11:30 ET

Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Highlights Scientific Program at Upcoming Third Biennial International Conference

The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF), the leading pulmonary (PF) fibrosis information resource, today announced a record number of scientific...

Nov 05, 2015, 13:00 ET

Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Announces Five Year Partnership With Boehringer Ingelheim To Support Programs Designed To Improve Patient Outcomes

The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF), the leading pulmonary fibrosis resource for patients and their families as well as for the medical...

Nov 05, 2015, 11:00 ET

Genentech Named Founding Partner For Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Patient Registry Program

 The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF), the leading pulmonary fibrosis resource, today announced that Genentech, a leading biotechnology...

Oct 08, 2015, 11:08 ET

Keynote Addresses By Respected Experts In Patient Care Among Upcoming Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation International Conference Program Highlights

 The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) today announced additional program details regarding the upcoming PFF Summit 2015: From Bench to...

Oct 06, 2015, 08:00 ET

Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Appoints Patti Tuomey, EdD, As President And Chief Executive Officer

 The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) announced today that Patti Tuomey, EdD, has been unanimously elected by its Board of Directors to...

Oct 01, 2015, 12:32 ET

Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Announces 2015 Research Fund To Cure Pulmonary Fibrosis Award Recipients

The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) announced today the recipients of the 2015 Established Investigator and Junior Investigator Awards. The...

Sep 01, 2015, 10:30 ET

Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Celebrates Global Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month To Increase Disease Awareness And Education

 The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) announced today the celebration of September as Global Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month, a campaign...

Apr 28, 2015, 11:50 ET

Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Announces Open Registration And Call For Abstracts For International Conference On Pulmonary Fibrosis

 The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) announced today that registration is open for PFF Summit 2015: From Bench to Bedside. The Summit is an...

Mar 12, 2015, 11:00 ET

Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Expands Funding For Support Groups Across The Country

The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF), the leading provider of education and support for the pulmonary fibrosis (PF) community, today announced...

Feb 24, 2015, 14:55 ET
(Back row, left to right) Broadway Belts for PFF! cast members, Julia Murney, Randy Graff, Julie Halston, Erich Bergen, Zakiya Young, Betsy Wolfe (Front row, left to right) Bobby Creighton, Annaleigh Ashford, Santino Fontana. The Tony award-winning cast performed at the Broadway Belts for PFF! fundraiser to benefit the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation at Birdland in New York City on February 23, 2015. Photo by Mike Sheehan.

Broadway Stars Show Off Their Belting Talents To Raise Funds And Awareness For The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation

Broadway's finest appeared at the Birdland Jazz Club Monday night to raise funds for the fifth consecutive year to battle pulmonary fibrosis (PF),...

Jan 27, 2015, 08:00 ET

Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Announces Expansion Of First-Of-Its-Kind Care Center Network

The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) today announced the expansion of its PFF Care Center Network with the selection of 12 additional sites,...

Oct 16, 2014, 12:31 ET

Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Applauds The Food And Drug Administration's (FDA) Prompt Decision To Approve Esbriet® (pirfenidone) And OFEV® (nintedanib) For The Treatment Of Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

 The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) applauds the approval of Esbriet® (pirfenidone) and OFEV® (nintedanib) by the U.S. Food and...

Sep 16, 2014, 17:46 ET

PFF Submits Survey Data From More Than 1,100 Pulmonary Fibrosis Patients And Families To U.S. Food And Drug Administration For Upcoming Drug Development Meeting

The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) announced today that it has submitted survey data from more than 1,100 patients and families suffering from...

Sep 02, 2014, 16:03 ET

September Is Global Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month

The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) launches a full month of events and initiatives for September's Global Pulmonary Fibrosis (PF) Awareness...

Aug 14, 2014, 16:09 ET

Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation's Patient Survey To Reveal New Insights

The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) today announced that it has funded a survey designed to collect patient insights, which will help inform...

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...