Cars & 'Q Press
FDA Approves Trikafta for Children Ages 6 Through 11 With Certain Mutations
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the use of Trikafta® (elexacaftor/tezacaftor/ivacaftor) for children ages 6 through 11 who have at least one copy of the F508del mutation or certain mutations in the CFTR gene that are responsive based on lab data.
CFF & COVID-19 Community Questions and Answers
The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation has prepared FAQs to address key concerns we have heard from the CF community regarding the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, including information from the CDC on the risk to people with underlying health conditions and steps you can take to protect yourself and your loved ones living with cystic fibrosis.
CF ambassador, Amye Phinazee, delivers her message to Choate staff
MONDAY, MARCH 9, 2020: "Those of you who work here and have worked here during these last 30 years have touched the lives of those of us with cystic fibrosis in ways that you may never understand. Drugs that come to market like Trikafta are a direct result of your giving and support to the CF community and ultimately allows us to live a life that not only makes it, but THRIVES."
Local crusader for cystic fibrosis spreads awareness
Cumming resident Amye Phinazee can best be described as courageous, spiritually faithful, passionate and resilient. Diagnosed with cystic fibrosis as a child, the 25-year-old has earned her stripes not only as a person living with CF, but as a crusader for CF research. This year, she is the ambassador for a local annual event called Cars and ‘Q for the Cause. Hosted by Choate Construction, the event has raised more than $1.7 million and is celebrating its 11th season.
Cars & ‘Q for the Cause marking 10 years of funding cystic fibrosis cure
Organizers of the 10th annual Cars & ‘Q for the Cause are supercharged about fueling their best fundraising year on record. The award-winning car show and party hosted by Choate Construction in support of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation's Georgia chapter returns to Choate’s Sandy Springs headquarters May 4 from 4 to 7 p.m.
10TH ANNUAL CARS & 'Q FOR THE CAUSE
Two-year-old Finn Wood’s favorite pastime are the playgrounds at Jones Bridge Park and in the Medlock Bridge subdivision where he lives with parents, Jenn and Joseph, and grandparents Bill and Debby Wood. His infectious joy for life combined with his love for toy cars and trucks makes him the perfect ambassador for Cars & ‘Q for the Cause, a family-friendly car show and party
Strong Medicine: Friends Take on Cystic Fibrosis Together
Two little girls from the lunchroom always just rolled with it. They had play dates at the Choate home, where supplies of Leann’s medicine were kept on hand. And sleepovers in Leann’s hospital room during her medical “tuneups” over Christmas school breaks. As middle schoolers, they even shared a bunk bed at a summer camp in North Carolina that turned out to be a great experience.