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Diseases

Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Cystic fibrosis


Other Names for this Disease
  • Mucoviscidosis
  • CF
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Research

Clinical Trials & Research for this Disease

  • ClinicalTrials.gov lists trials that are studying or have studied Cystic fibrosis. Click on the link to go to ClinicalTrials.gov to read descriptions of these studies.
  • The Cystic Fibrosis Research Program is funded by the National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (NIDDK) to support investigator-initiated research grants encompassing both fundamental and clinical studies of the etiology, molecular pathogenesis, pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of cystic fibrosis and its complications.

Patient Registry

  • The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation started a national patient registry to track the health of people with cystic fibrosis (CF) across the United States. The patient registry report tracks the health of more than 23,000 CF patients who receive care at a CF Foundation-accredited care center.The type of information collected includes state of residence, height, weight, gender, genotype, pulmonary function test results, pancreatic enzyme use, length of hospitalizations, home IVs, and complications related to CF. Click on the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation link to read more.
Other Names for this Disease
  • Mucoviscidosis
  • CF
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.