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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, 14:22 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 over...


Feb 28, 2017, 10:50 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, 14:30 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, 14:12 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 his...


Dec 06, 2016, 03:27 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...


Apr 07, 2016, 11:00 ET Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Launches National Registry For Pulmonary Fibrosis Patients, Enrolls First Patient

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


Mar 10, 2016, 02:16 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 sixth...


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 sites,...


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 the...


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, 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 company and ...


Nov 05, 2015, 01:00 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...


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 Bedside,...


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 serve as...


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 to...


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 the ...


Feb 24, 2015, 02:55 ET 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), a...


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 Drug...


Sep 16, 2014, 05:46 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...