cystic fibrosis

Driscoll pharmacist appointed Congressional Captain

Congressman Michael Cloud joined Jennifer Witte, PharmD, to discuss cystic fibrosis

TEXAS - Jennifer Witte, PharmD, is a dedicated cystic fibrosis clinical pharmacist for the Driscoll Children's Hospital Cystic Fibrosis Center. Witte is certified by the Society of Infectious Diseases Pharmacists (SIDP) in antimicrobial stewardship. Recently, Witte was appointed the Congressional…

Genetically modified virus saves teen's life

Isabelle Carnell-Holdaway, 17, has faced not one but two unrelenting threats to her life. Diagnosed at 11 months of age with cystic fibrosis, the progressive genetic disease that causes lung infections and breathing impairment, Isabelle has also combated an on-again, off-again infection caused by antibiotic-resistant bacteria since age 8.

'Five Feet Apart' injects new wrinkle into ill-teen romance

The dying teen/young-adult romance is such a familiar Hollywood genre that websites can devote lists to it. So "Five Feet Apart" -- an earnest story about two teens afflicted with cystic fibrosis -- must be viewed within that context, which offers a solid showcase for its young leads, Haley Lu Richardson and Cole Sprouse, while laboring to flesh out a complete movie.