The Latest News for the PF Community

Want to learn about the latest advances in PF research, clinical trials, health care, and more? Explore press releases and articles of interest to PF patients, caregivers and medical professionals.

Featured News

  • The Importance of SARS-CO-V-2 Vaccination to Prevent COVID-19 and its Impact in the Pulmonary Fibrosis Community

    In accordance with Recommendations issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation strongly encourages vaccination for COVID-19, as the benefits far outweigh the risks. The two authorized vaccines have been demonstrated to be safe and extremely effective in preventing COVID-19 and/or limiting the development of severe COVID-19.

  • Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Chief Medical Officer To Depart For Industry Role

    The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF), the nation’s leading pulmonary fibrosis (PF) education and advocacy organization, announces the departure of Chief Medical Officer (CMO) Gregory P. Cosgrove, MD who will join Pliant Therapeutics, a clinical stage biopharmaceutical company focused on discovering and developing novel therapies for the treatment of fibrosis and related disease, as Vice President, Clinical Development (IPF), effective December 31, 2020.

  • Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Launches Campaign ​To Raise PF Awareness And Early Diagnosis

    The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation today announced the “Pinpoint PF” education and awareness campaign aimed at individuals with symptoms and at a higher risk for pulmonary fibrosis (PF).


    The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) has developed a new logo, which features powerful lettering with an abstract pair of lungs in the organization’s signature teal and green colors.


    From the Columbia Center in Seattle to Yonkers City Hall in New York, iconic landmarks in cities across the country will shine with the signature blue color of the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation to put a spotlight on the devastating lung disease.

  • Julie Halston Joins Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Board of Directors

    The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF), the nation’s leading pulmonary fibrosis (PF) patient education and advocacy organization, has appointed actress and comedienne, Julie Halston, to its Board of Directors.

  • Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month Set to Celebrate Pulmonary Fibrosis Heroes

    September marks Pulmonary Fibrosis Awareness Month, presented by the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) to spread the word about pulmonary fibrosis (PF), a progressive, incurable lung disease with different causes affecting more than 200,000 people in the U.S. While more than 50,000 new cases are diagnosed annually, awareness of PF symptoms, which include shortness of breath, fatigue and a dry, hacking cough, remains very low for a vast majority (86%) of Americans, according to the PFF.

  • The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation’s Commitment to Equality

    The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation is committed to its mission to drive research and act as the trusted resource for individuals afflicted with pulmonary fibrosis. We exist to serve people of every race and background, and we know that the suffering resulting from PF is often accompanied by other painful hardships borne by patients and their loved ones.

  • Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation Expands Medical Team

    The Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) announced the appointment of three highly respected pulmonologists as senior members of its medical team. The new team members are: Dr. Amy Hajari Case of Piedmont Healthcare (Atlanta); Dr. Sonye Danoff of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine (Baltimore); and Dr. Joyce Lee of the University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus (Aurora). They will bring a combined 40-plus years of expertise in treating individuals with interstitial lung disease (ILD).

  • 86% of Americans Do Not Know Symptoms of Pulmonary Fibrosis

    Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation National Awareness Survey reveals little understanding of disease in advance of Rare Disease Week.

  • Medical Centers To Treat Patients With Complex Lung Disease

    Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation’s Care Center Network Expands To 33 States


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