September 8, 2016

In the United States, the right to prescribe medicines is restricted to a small percentage of the population. Approximately, 1.2 million Americans are licensed to do so. The vast majority of these (908,508) are medical doctors in primary or specialty care. The second largest group (210,030) is dentists. As the …

April 12, 2016

A new study has found that communities of viruses can be transferred from donor to recipient during fecal transplants, according to mBio, an open-access journal from the American Society for Microbiology. Luckily, the viruses that were transmitted in this study appear to be non pathogenic, or harmless to humans. Fecal …

January 7, 2016

In August 2015, we hosted the first-ever Advocate Summit for C. diff survivors and family members who are committed to fulfilling the Peggy Lillis Foundation of a world where clostridium difficile infections are rare, treatable and survivable. While at the Summit, 10 of our new advocates sat down to share …

November 6, 2015

On Friday, October 23rd, more than 200 guests joined the Peggy Lillis Foundation held its 5th Anniversary FIGHT C. DIFF Gala in Brooklyn, New York. We gathered to celebrate leaders in advocacy and innovation as well as present our Lifetime Achievement Award to Dr. Lawrence J. Brandt. The Gala raised …