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Dr. Manu Jain, Professor of Medicine and Pediatrics at Northwestern University’s Feinberg School of Medicine and Director of the Adult CF Program at Northwestern, presents a comprehensive overview on mRNA therapy for people with cystic fibrosis, a mutation-agnostic treatment that could work for any person with CF regardless of their CFTR mutation. Dr. Jain provides an update on the principles behind mRNA therapy, the hurdles it faces to become a viable treatment option, and the various programs in clinical development. This presentation was part of CFRI's Virtual 35th National CF Education Conference on July 30, 2022.
CFRI's 35th National CF Education Conference was sponsored by Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Genentech, Gilead Sciences, Chiesi USA, AbbVie, and Ionis Pharmaceuticals.