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15 Jun, 2017, 15:10 ET Pulmonary Fibrosis Community Lobbies Lawmakers To Support Federal Funding

Four-time World Series champion Bernie Williams joined in the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation's (PFF) recent advocacy session with Capitol Hill...


17 May, 2017, 11:55 ET 1,000th Patient Registers In National Database To Be Used In Fight Against Deadly Lung Disease

One thousand patients living with pulmonary fibrosis (PF), a progressive and deadly lung disease, have enrolled in the Pulmonary Fibrosis...


19 Apr, 2017, 16:17 ET International Pulmonary Fibrosis Community To Gather In Nashville For Biennial Global Summit, Nov. 9-11, 2017

The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) has announced its biennial PFF Summit 2017, an international conference addressing pulmonary fibrosis (PF),...


11 Apr, 2017, 11:10 ET La Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation anuncia su nueva 'Guía de Información sobre la Fibrosis Pulmonar'

La Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF), el principal recurso sobre la fibrosis pulmonar para pacientes, sus familias y la comunidad médica,...


03 Apr, 2017, 13:22 ET The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Releases its New 'Pulmonary Fibrosis Information Guide'

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


13 Mar, 2017, 15:30 ET The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Releases its New 'Pulmonary Fibrosis Information Guide'

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


06 Mar, 2017, 15:22 ET Stars Perform For Sold-Out Audience At BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF!

The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) announced that the 7th annual BROADWAY BELTS FOR PFF! raised a record-breaking $250,000 (a 35% increase...


28 Feb, 2017, 11:50 ET Chicago Bears Running Back Jordan Howard Presents $10,000 Check to Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation in Memory of His Father

On Friday, Feb. 24, 2017, Jordan Howard, Chicago Bears record-breaking rookie rusher, presented a $10,000 check payable to the Pulmonary Fibrosis...


22 Feb, 2017, 15:30 ET Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation President And CEO, Dr. Patti Tuomey, Departs For Education Role

Patti Tuomey, Ed.D., president and CEO of the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF), will leave the Foundation on March 3, 2017, to become the...


10 Jan, 2017, 15:12 ET Chicago Bear Running Back Jordan Howard, Fights For A Pulmonary Fibrosis Cure 10 Years After His Father's Death

NFL Offensive Rookie of the Month and Chicago Bears MVP Jordan Howard imagines a world without pulmonary fibrosis (PF), the disease that cut...


06 Dec, 2016, 15:27 ET Chicago Bears' Jordan Howard Places Cleats up for Auction to Benefit the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF)

Chicago Bears running back Jordan Howard rushed 117 yards and scored three touchdowns on Sunday, December 4 in the Bears 26-6 win against the San...


07 Nov, 2016, 10:18 ET Chicago Bear Jordan Howard Brings His Fight To Pulmonary Fibrosis

Jordan Howard, 22-year old lead rusher for the Chicago Bears, will announce his commitment to fight pulmonary fibrosis (PF) at the 2016 Pulmonary...


10 Mar, 2016, 14:16 ET Broadway Stars, Tony And Grammy Winners, Take The Stage To Raise Funds And Awareness For The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation

Key members of the pulmonary fibrosis (PF) community and Broadway's finest united for a unique evening of exceptional entertainment during the...


01 Dec, 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...


19 Nov, 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...


18 Nov, 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...


09 Nov, 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...


05 Nov, 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...


05 Nov, 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...


08 Oct, 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...


06 Oct, 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...


01 Oct, 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...


01 Sep, 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...


27 Jan, 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,...


16 Oct, 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...