All Posts by Billy Anton

PCDF Research Forum #5: Nocturnal Cough Analysis

Comparison of Nocturnal Cough Analysis in Healthy Subjects and in Patients with Cystic Fibrosis and Primary Ciliary Dyskinesia: A Prospective Observational Study. Radine A, Werner C, Raidt J, Dougherty GW, Kerschke L, Omran H, Grosse-Onnebrink J. This study set out to see if there is a difference in cough frequency between healthy subjects (HS), cystic fibrosis

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PCDF Research Forum #4: Azithromycin for Early Pseudomonas Infection in CF

Azithromycin for Early Pseudomonas Infection in Cystic Fibrosis. The OPTIMIZE Randomized Trial. Summary of Mayer-Hamblett N et al. Azithromycin for Early Pseudomonas Infection in Cystic Fibrosis. The OPTIMIZE Randomized Trial. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 Nov 1;198(9):1177-1187. doi: 10.1164/rccm.201802-0215OC. It is common in children with cystic fibrosis (and

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PCDF Research Forum #2

The second edition of PCD paper summaries is here, and this week we look at CT scans in PCD vs. CF! Bronchiectasis in PCD looks different to CF on CT scan Summary of Robinson P, Morgan L. Bronchiectasis in PCD looks different to CF on CT scan. Multidiscip Respir Med. 2018;13(Suppl

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ATS PAR/PCD Foundation 2018 Travel Grant Awardees

We’re proud to sponsor the outstanding abstract submissions of this year’s ATS Travel Grant awardees. Congratulations, Dr. Goyal and Dr. Hannah! The first abstract is from Vikas Goyal, MBBS, FRACP and the Australian group comparing two forms of antibiotic therapy for children with bronchiectasis (including PCD). You can access the

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The PCDF Turns 15… Let’s Celebrate!

The PCDF is pleased to announce the celebration of 15 years of supporting research and patient support, which will take place on October 11th 2017 in Chicago, IL. The benefit will honor Drs. Michael Knowles and Margaret Leigh, who have been the pioneers of PCD treatment, research, and care. In

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