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Addie PetersonAge: 14

Diagnosis: Cystic fibrosis

Department: Pulmonology, Cystic Fibrosis Center

Doctor(s): Mike Powers, MD and Holger Link, MD, MRCP

Favorite hobby: Playing the violin, cooking, playing the piano and horseback riding

Favorite movie: Catching Fire

What do you want to be when you grow up? A teacher

Perfect day: Going on a trip to the beach with my friend without having to do any treatments (for my CF).

Stats: Doernbecher's Cystic Fibrosis Center is the only nationally certified cystic fibrosis center in Oregon and treats patients from as far away as Alaska. Doernbecher scientists are investigating the underlying causes of CF and are part of an international team devoted for finding a cure.