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Long-Standing Care for Cystic Fibrosis Patients of All Ages

Infants, children and adolescents with cystic fibrosis (CF), and their families receive expert care at the University of Chicago Medicine Cystic Fibrosis Center. Our pediatric and adult cystic fibrosis programs are accredited by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation.

Leading Research Advancements

Our team is actively involved in research to evaluate promising treatments for children with CF. In recent years, we have tested many of the newer inhaled antibiotics, as well as ivacaftor, a new oral medication that can help children and teens who have certain genetic mutations causing CF.

Why Choose UChicago Medicine for Pediatric Cystic Fibrosis Care

Our center has been treating pediatric patients with cystic fibrosis since 1967, making it one of the oldest in the nation. Our program also is fully accredited by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. Our care team works in partnership with families to develop individualized care plans for young people with this inherited lung disease.

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