Preston Campbell | President and Chief Executive Officer
Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Preston Campbell, President and Chief Executive Officer, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation

Dr. Preston Campbell is the president and chief executive officer of the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. He previously served as the Foundation's executive vice president for medical affairs. Dr. Campbell has more than 25 years of experience caring for people with CF. Most recently, he oversaw the Foundation's research, drug discovery, drug development and clinical research programs, and directed clinical research, the Foundation's network of care centers, clinical training programs and the national patient registry database. He initially became interested in cystic fibrosis as a CF camp counselor while earning his medical degree from the University of Virginia Medical School.


World Orphan Drug Congress USA 2018 - Conference Day One @ 11:50

Patient advocates taking a real stand in drug development: how the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation worked with biotech and pharma

  • Research funds and initiatives coming from grassroots advocacy and support, not from pharma 
  • Uniting the CF community with drug developers through transparency and the pursuit of a common goal
  • Fueling motivation from all involved parties to continue with the co-development of drugs
  • What is the applicability of this model to other rare diseases?

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