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Published on Jun 13, 2012
Join us at CFRI's 25th National CF Family Education Conference, Facing CF Together with Confidence!
The conference, which will take place at Sofitel Hotel in Redwood City, CA, from July 27 to July 29, connects families, care teams and scientists.
The National CF Family Education Conference supports families, adults with CF, health providers and caregivers. Clinicians, researchers and therapists bring their expertise from across the country and abroad.
Topics and Speakers Include:
"Providing Best Care for Adults with CF: A Partnership with Patients" Michael Boyle, M.D., Director, Adult Cystic Fibrosis Program The John Hopkins Medical Institutions Baltimore, MD
"Effective Airway Clearance Treatments" Mary Lester, R.R.T., R.C.P. Pediatric and Adult Cystic Fibrosis Centers Medical University of South Carolina Charleston, SC
"Closer to a Cure: Correcting the Basic Defect in the CF Gene" Eric Olson, Ph.D., Vice President and Program Leader Vertex Pharmaceuticals, Inc. Cambridge, MA
"Kicking Butt with CF at 67!" Paul Quinton, Ph.D., Professor of Biomedical Sciences University of California, San Diego San Diego, CA
"Solving CF Puzzles: New Drugs in the Pipeline" Felix Ratjen, M.D., F.R.C.P.(C), Division Chief, Respiratory Medicine The Hospital for Sick Children Toronto, Canada
"Nutrition Essentials for CF: Antioxidants, Vitamin D and More" Terri Schindler, M.S., R.D., Nutritionist Rainbow Babies and Children's Hospital Cleveland, OH
"Men with CF are Having Children!" Paul J. Turek, M.D., Founder The Turek Clinic San Francisco, CA
"PTSD: Confronting High Anxiety with Confidence" Heather Walter, Ph.D., Mother of Child with CF, Parent Mentor CF Family Council Akron, OH
"Women with CF are Having Children!" Lynn Westphal, M.D., Associate Professor Stanford School of Medicine Stanford, CA
Early Bird Registration Fee (before or on 7/1/12) - $175 per person Regular Registration Fee (after 7/1/12) - $210 per person