Highlights from the 2017 North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference

Stacey L. Martiniano, Demet Toprak, Thida Ong, Edith T. Zemanick, Cori L. Daines, Marianne S. Muhlebach, Charles R. Esther, Elisabeth P. Dellon

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The 31st annual North American Cystic Fibrosis Conference (NACFC) was held in Indianapolis, IN on November 2–4, 2017. Abstracts of presentations from the conference were published in a supplement to Pediatric Pulmonology [2017; Pediatr Pulmonol Suppl. 52: S1-S776]. The current review summarizes several major topic areas addressed at the conference: the pathophysiology and basic science of cystic fibrosis (CF) lung disease, clinical trials, clinical management issues, and quality improvement (QI). In this review, we describe emerging concepts in several areas of CF research and care.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)979-986
Number of pages8
JournalPediatric pulmonology
Issue number7
StatePublished - Jul 2018


  • antibiotic therapy
  • clinical trials
  • cystic fibrosis (CF)
  • lung transplantation

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Pediatrics, Perinatology, and Child Health
  • Pulmonary and Respiratory Medicine


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