• Diggle awarded CFF pilot grant thumbnail Photo

    Diggle awarded CFF pilot grant

    November 16, 2018

    Steve Diggle awarded a pilot grant from the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation "Chronic infections found in cystic fibrosis (CF) lungs are debilitating, highly antibiotic resistant and often lethal. Pseudomonas aeruginosa (Pa) is a common pathogen found in CF lungs and is…

  • Sorscher R01 “Rare Mutations in Cystic Fibrosis: Overcoming Barriers to Personalized Medicine”

    November 16, 2018

    Eric Sorscher awarded R01 titled "Rare Mutations in Cystic Fibrosis: Overcoming Barriers to Personalized Medicine" The project will investigate very rare CFTR variants in model systems such as pluripotent stem cells differentiated to an airway epithelial phenotype. We will also…

  • Azimi awarded CFF Postdoc Fellowship thumbnail Photo

    Azimi awarded CFF Postdoc Fellowship

    October 17, 2018

    Sheyda Azimi, PhD’s proposal aims to uncover links between changes in the population dynamics of Pseudomonas aeruginosa (Pa) and acute pulmonary exacerbations (APEs) in CF patients. She plans to understand the changes in diversity levels to form a…

  • Chandler et al. article in Free Radical Biology and Medicine

    September 18, 2018

    "Determination of thiocyanate in exhaled breath condensate." Chandler JD, Horati H, Walker DI, Pagliano E, Tirouvanziam R, Veltman M, Scholte BJ, Janssens HM, Go YM, Jones DP. Free Radic Biol…

  • Chandler et al. article in European Respiratory Journal

    September 18, 2018

    "Myeloperoxidase oxidation of methionine associates with early cystic fibrosis lung disease." Chandler JD, Margaroli C, Horati H, Kilgore MB, Veltman M, Liu HK, Taurone AJ, Peng L, Guglani L, Uppal…

  • Claudia Morris Featured in 2018 Researcher Appreciation Day at Emory thumbnail Photo

    Claudia Morris Featured in 2018 Researcher Appreciation Day at Emory

    September 18, 2018

    On September 12, Claudia Morris, MD was featured in Emory School of Medicine's 2018 Researcher Appreciation Day. She was noted for "changing the physicians' perspective on sickle cell management and challenging previously held standards of care with her data." See full…

  • Anne Fitzpatrick Named AAN Fellow thumbnail Photo

    Anne Fitzpatrick Named AAN Fellow

    September 18, 2018

    Anne Fitzpatrick, PhD, RN will be inducted as 2018 Fellows of the American Academy of Nursing. Dr. Fitzpatrick is one of 8 nurses from Emory University being inducted this year. The Academy is composed of more than 2,000 of the nation's most…

  • Andrés García & Nael McCarty Awarded CFF Grant

    August 22, 2018

    Andrés García & Nael McCarty awarded CFF grant titled "Bacteriophage-particles to Treate CF Infections." Bacterial infection, including by Pseudomonas aeruginosa and Staphylococcus aureus, is the main causative agent of morbidity and mortality in CF patients. For…