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Nov 16, 2017, 12:42 ET Expanding Care, Research And Technology Reported At Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Conference

Physicians and researchers presented the latest scientific research into the numerous types of pulmonary fibrosis (PF), giving hope to nearly 900...


Sep 29, 2017, 11:42 ET Pulmonary Fibrosis Walk Surpasses Participation And Fundraising Goals

Nearly 1,000 patients, families, caregivers and health care professionals from 40 states joined the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation's (PFF) inaugural...


Sep 27, 2017, 11:20 ET Speakers Set For International Conference On Pulmonary Fibrosis

The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF), the nation's leading pulmonary fibrosis (PF) advocacy organization, has announced its keynote speakers for...


Aug 01, 2017, 15:51 ET Inaugural PFF Walk Kicks Off Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month In September

The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) will launch its inaugural PFF Walk on Sept. 9 in Chicago's Lincoln Park to raise awareness and funds in its...


Jul 25, 2017, 12:05 ET Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Appoints Health Care Advocacy Executive William T. Schmidt As President And CEO

The board of directors of the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) has named William T. Schmidt as the next President and CEO, effective August 14,...


Jun 15, 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...


May 17, 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...


Apr 19, 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),...


Apr 11, 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,...


Apr 03, 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...


Mar 13, 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...


Mar 06, 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...


Feb 28, 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...


Feb 22, 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...


Jan 10, 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...


Dec 06, 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...


Nov 07, 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...


Mar 10, 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...


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...