One Year Post Transplant: Where is Jerry Now?

Just one year ago on April 18, 2012, Jerry underwent a double-lung transplant surgery, and was back home interacting with the CF community only fifteen days later. Three months after his transplant, Jerry ran in Boomer’s CF Run to Breathe 10K in Central Park with his surgeon. Jerry’s Continue reading One Year Post Transplant: Where is Jerry Now?

Cystic-fibrosis drug gets first clinical trial

N30 Pharmaceuticals Inc. in Boulder announced Wednesday that it has administered, in a clinical trial, the first dose of a drug designed to treat cystic fibrosis.

The drug, labeled N6022, was administered this week to a patient at National Jewish Health in Denver. Continue reading Cystic-fibrosis drug gets first clinical trial

Meditation – Guest Blog by Jeanie Hanley

I’m not great or even very good at meditation, or at least my idea of what should be proper meditation. Turns out that, for me, regardless of whatever is great and proper meditation, sometimes all you need is just enough meditation – a tiny little something to get you through whatever stressful situation may be occurring. Everyone has or should have a way of dealing with Continue reading Meditation – Guest Blog by Jeanie Hanley

The Boomer Esiason Foundation is excited to announce the release of Jerry Cahill’s Children’s Book

BEF CF Ambassador, Jerry Cahill, created the You Cannot Fail program to challenge people to discover their own heroism, embrace the ups and downs of their life’s journey, make a difference by sharing that journey with others, and celebrate the stories that make them unique. Continue reading The Boomer Esiason Foundation is excited to announce the release of Jerry Cahill’s Children’s Book

Vertex Readies Late-Stage Cystic Fibrosis Drug Studies

Vertex Pharmaceuticals (VRTX) announced Tuesday night the design of two phase III studies for its combination therapy to treat the most common form of cystic fibrosis. The studies will each run for six months, so results could be ready as early as the end of 2013 or during first half of 2014.

If the studies are positive, Vertex intends to file for U.S. approval in 2014. Continue reading Vertex Readies Late-Stage Cystic Fibrosis Drug Studies

Pharma And Biotech

Promising pre-clinical data in Cystic Fibrosis for ProtAffin AGs PA401 to be presented at ATS, Philadelphia, 17-22 May 2013

ProtAffin AG, a biotechnology company developing a novel class of next-generation biopharmaceuticals for inflammation, respiratory disease and oncology, has announced that a collaboration with a leading European centre for the study of cystic fibrosis has generated Continue reading Pharma And Biotech

Check out new Irish recording artist Michael Cunningham, Jr.

New Album Available from March 6

Finally, the new album, ‘The Boy at the Window’ has a release date of March 6th 2013.

Samples can be listened to on the Music page. See his website for more info: http://www.michaelcunninghamjnr.com/
and like him on facebook: www.facebook.com/michaelcunninghamjnr Continue reading Check out new Irish recording artist Michael Cunningham, Jr.

You Cannot Fail Website is Live

What would you do if you knew you could not fail? Find out at: www.youcannotfail.com

Your struggle does not define you. Your reaction to that struggle will.

Whether faced with a life-altering disease, decision, or situation, how you react exposes hidden Continue reading You Cannot Fail Website is Live

New Children’s Book by Jerry Cahill

My children’s book is coming out in late January, “Jerry, The Boy Who Could Not Fail”, and you can pre-order ($7.95) by emailing me: jcahill@esiason.org. All book sales go to the Boomer Esiason Foundation for the YOU CANNOT FAIL scholarship for people with cystic fibrosis.

my email is: jerrypv17@aol.com

“The Power of Two” Documentary is Available on DVD September 25th

We are pleased to announce that “The Power Of Two” documentary film about life, hope and the miracle of organ donation will be available on DVD starting Sept 25! The DVD not only includes the touching film about living with cystic fibrosis and lung transplantation,  but also many special Continue reading “The Power of Two” Documentary is Available on DVD September 25th