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Want to learn about the latest advances in PF research, clinical trials, health care, and more? Explore press releases and articles of interest to PF patients, caregivers and medical professionals.


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  • Pulmonary Fibrosis Researcher Wins NIH Award

    The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) is announcing that 2019 PFF Scholar, Dr. Jeremy Katzen at the University of Pennsylvania, a PFF Care Center Network site, has received a National Institutes of Health (NIH) K08 award.

  • Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Launches Campaign ​To Raise PF Awareness And Early Diagnosis

    The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation today announced the “Pinpoint PF” education and awareness campaign aimed at individuals with symptoms and at a higher risk for pulmonary fibrosis (PF).

  • REMEMBERING THOMAS E. HALES

    Thomas E. Hales, 83, passed away peacefully surrounded by​ his wife of 60 years and the love of his life, Alice Marie (Power) Hales, his six children and his grandchildren, on Thursday, October 8, 2020 in Baltimore, Maryland.

  • FOUNDATION LAUNCHES NEW LOGO AND BRANDING

    The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) has developed a new logo, which features powerful lettering with an abstract pair of lungs in the organization’s signature teal and green colors.

  • BUILDINGS NATIONWIDE SHINE BLUE FOR PULMONARY FIBROSIS AWARENESS MONTH 2020

    From the Columbia Center in Seattle to Yonkers City Hall in New York, iconic landmarks in cities across the country will shine with the signature blue color of the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation to put a spotlight on the devastating lung disease.

  • Julie Halston Joins Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Board of Directors

    The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF), the nation’s leading pulmonary fibrosis (PF) patient education and advocacy organization, has appointed actress and comedienne, Julie Halston, to its Board of Directors.

  • Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month Set to Celebrate Pulmonary Fibrosis Heroes

    September marks Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month, presented by the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) to spread the word about pulmonary fibrosis (PF), a progressive, incurable lung disease with different causes affecting more than 200,000 people in the U.S. While more than 50,000 new cases are diagnosed annually, awareness of PF symptoms, which include shortness of breath, fatigue and a dry, hacking cough, remains very low for a vast majority (86%) of Americans, according to the PFF.

  • The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation’s Commitment to Equality

    The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation is committed to its mission to drive research and act as the trusted resource for individuals afflicted with pulmonary fibrosis. We exist to serve people of every race and background, and we know that the suffering resulting from PF is often accompanied by other painful hardships borne by patients and their loved ones.

  • Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Expands Medical Team

    The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) announced the appointment of three highly respected pulmonologists as senior members of its medical team. The new team members are: Dr. Amy Hajari Case of Piedmont Healthcare (Atlanta); Dr. Sonye Danoff of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Baltimore); and Dr. Joyce Lee of the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus (Aurora). They will bring a combined 40-plus years of expertise in treating individuals with interstitial lung disease (ILD).

  • 86% of Americans Do Not Know Symptoms of Pulmonary Fibrosis

    Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation National Awareness Survey reveals little understanding of disease in advance of Rare Disease Week.

  • Medical Centers To Treat Patients With Complex Lung Disease

    Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation’s Care Center Network Expands To 33 States

 

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