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Illustration of lungs with DNA helixes.

September 29, 2015

Five genetic regions implicated in cystic fibrosis severity

An international consortium of researchers conducted the largest-ever CF genome-wide analysis to find new therapeutic targets.

Genetics, Research

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Scott Donaldson

October 28, 2014

CF Foundation honors UNC researchers for vital treatment

Hypertonic saline, developed into an effective treatment at UNC School of Medicine in collaboration with Australian researchers, has become a proven therapy for thousands of people with cystic fibrosis.

Awards, Cystic Fibrosis, Research

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Mehmet Kesimer

June 2, 2014

Increased mucins pinned to worsening cystic fibrosis symptoms

The discovery from UNC School of Medicine researchers overturns a controversial research study and offers a path for creating and testing CF treatments.

Cystic Fibrosis, Research

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