This week, Dr, Vincent Valentine from UTMB will be joining Dr. Galati to discuss cystic fibrosis, and the advances being made at UTMB in Galveston, TX. Dr. Valentine is the Medical Director of the Lung Transplant program at UTMB, and is a leading authority in all facets of lung disease, including cystic fibrosis. 


Cystic fibrosis is an inherited disease that causes thick, sticky mucus to build up in the lungs and digestive tract. It is one of the most common type of chronic lung disease in children and young adults, and may result in early death. 
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