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Post  Admin on Fri May 13, 2011 11:58 am

A 16-year-old from the Toronto area used a supercomputer system to find a new drug combination that shows potential in treating the genetic disorder cystic fibrosis, and won top honors for his work. Marshall Zhang, an 11th-grade student at Richmond. It's a rallying cry for victims of cystic fibrosis. On it were the words painted Turn Cystic Fibrosis into Cure Found, and smash for a cure, along with decorative blue and yellows that represent the colors of the awareness campaign.. 21-month-old Madyson Rose Boykin-Flynn has cystic fibrosis. On Tuesday, May 17, her mother, Meghan Flynn of Reisterstown, will walk to raise money for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.. VIENNA -- Dealing with Cystic Fibrosis is difficult for anyone, especially a teenager, and Wyatt Smith knows that all too well. \"He's spent probably close to two years of his life hospitalized,\" Carolyn Smith, Wyatt's mother said.. IRELAND'S first cystic fibrosis sufferer to receive a double lung transplant has lost his battle for life. The family of Paul Minchin (pictured) have been left \"heartbroken\" after the 22-year-old died in hospital yesterday. Paul, from Bagenalstown. The European Commission has granted Swedish researchers over 5 million to conduct a clinical phase III study on patients with cystic fibrosis. Antibodies from hen's eggs (IgY) may shortly come to revolutionize the treatment of patients suffering from. The 15-year-old has cystic fibrosis and has raised a significant amount of money for CF awareness. She has a fundraising event planned Sunday. There are many challenges to living with cystic fibrosis, including the strict timetable of tablets or the. Cystic Fibrosis fundraiser in memory of Michael Massie: A Graduation Fundraiser Celebration for cystic fibrosis in memory of Michael Massie is set for 4 to 8 pm Saturday in the Grand Forks Central High School commons. Massie, who died at age 15 of. At one time, Carley Kamego, a seventh-grader at St. Michael School, didn't want people to know she had cystic fibrosis, a genetic disease affecting the lungs and digestive system. She didn't want to be different, said Sue Collins, director of special. Marshall Zhang, a Grade 11 student at Bayview Secondary School in Richmond Hill near Toronto, used Canada's collaborative SCINET super-net to model the effects of different compounds on the mutant proteins responsible for cystic fibrosis..

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