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PFF SUMMIT 2017 VIDEOS NOW AVAILABLE
The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) is pleased to announce that video recordings of sessions from the PFF Summit 2017 are now available to view online at the Foundation’s official Youtube page.
At PFF Summit 2017 , physicians and researchers presented the latest scientific research into the numerous types of pulmonary fibrosis (PF), giving hope to a record attendance of nearly 900 patients, caregivers, and industry professionals on November 9-11, 2017 in Nashville, Tennessee.
The PFF Summit featured more than 20 sessions, each of which were designed to meet the needs of attendees, including healthcare professionals, patients, caregivers, and those who have lost a loved one. While the sessions were tailored to suit individual interests, all attendees were welcome to attend any session of their choosing. The full 2017 program is currently available online at the PFF Summit website.
Notable announcements from the Summit include the the first round of studies underway using data from the PFF Patient Registry, the expansion of the PFF Care Center Network, and a partnership with monARC Bionetworks and the release of a new app called PF Health (available now on iTunes).
In addition, the Summit’s scientific poster presentation featured 76 research projects. Academic posters were evaluated and the top six presented their research during sessions at the Summit. The winning poster, on single cell RNA-sequencing from IPF lungs, was presented by Taylor Adams of Yale University, School of Medicine.
The PFF Summit 2017 was sponsored in part by Boehringer Ingelheim, Genentech, FibroGen, Veractye, and The Pete DeVito Memorial Foundation. The PFF also acknowledged support from the PFF Summit Circle Supporters, Hales Family Foundation, and the Chuck and Monica McQuaid Family Foundation.About the Pulmonary Fibrosis FoundationThe Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation mobilizes people and resources to provide access to high quality care and leads research for a cure so people with pulmonary fibrosis will live longer, healthier lives. The PFF collaborates with physicians, organizations, patients, and caregivers worldwide. The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation has a four-star rating from Charity Navigator and is a Better Business Bureau accredited charity. For more information, visit pulmonaryfibrosis.org or call 844.TalkPFF (844.825.5733) or 312.587.9272 from outside of the US.