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  • Antifungal drug improves key cystic fibrosis biomarkers in clinical study

    Dr. Martin Burke.

    Dr. Martin D. Burke led a clinical study that found that an antifungal drug improves a key biomarker in the noses of patients with cystic fibrosis.

    Photo by L. Brian Stauffer


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  • Editor’s notes: To reach Martin Burke, call 217-244-8726; email:  

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    The paper “Small molecule ion channels increase host defenses in cystic fibrosis airway epithelia” is available online. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcf.2020.11.018