When the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation was created in 1955, kids with CF often lived short lives and could barely even go to grade school. Due in vast part to the Foundation’s forceful interests in inventive examination and exhaustive consideration, numerous individuals with the illness are currently living into their 30s, 40s and even later. In 1989, the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and its supported researcher by their scientists had found the defective gene that causes cystic fibrosis. This step was a great leap forward in making progress towards a cure. The Foundation assumed a basic part in the advancement and FDA endorsement of various treatments that are presently a piece of consistent treatment regimens for those with the disease. The Foundation has a powerful pipeline of promising potential medications that target the sickness and disease from each angle possible.
The Foundation supported the advancement of the earth shattering medication named ivacaftor that is also named Kalydeco. The first to treat the underlying cause of Cystic Fibrosis and has done so in small groups of people who are affected by this deadly disease. The Foundation is also supporting exploration to treat the main cause of the disease for more people who have to live with it. They will not rest until they discover a cure for every living person with Cystic Fibrosis.
Backing this organization with full support was an easy choice for Dr Arthur Kanev. It has been a vital part in discovering the cure for such a brutal disease. With compassion, devotion and persistence he believes this disease can be defeated once and for all. The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation gives him a great sense of hope that one day that conclusive cure will be found for CF, as well as other diseases.