Patient Stories and FDL News

Hub lab seeks wider cystic fibrosis cure

Word last week that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration had approved a drug developed by a Cambridge biotech company to treat a rare form of cystic fibrosis that affects about 1,200 people upped the ante for a lab in neighboring Charlestown trying to find a cure for...

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Venture firm backs start-ups targeting cystic fibrosis

John Flatley, a real estate developer and philanthropist, has founded an investment group called Flatley Venture Capital to back life sciences start-ups with potential treatments for the genetic disease cystic fibrosis. Flatley, who has a close relative with the...

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