Breathing in a New Gene Therapy to treat Pulmonary Hypertension
Mount Sinai has partnered with Theragene Pharmaceuticals, Inc. to advance a novel airway-delivered gene therapy for treating pulmonary hypertension (PH), a form of high blood pressure in blood vessels in the lungs that is linked to heart failure. If the therapy succeeds in human clinical trials, it will provide patients for the first time with a way to reverse the damage caused by PH
Anges Québec leads $us 9 million financing round for innovative medical technology
Anges Québec announced a major investment in 4C Medical Technologies Inc., a company developing minimally invasive therapies for structural heart disease.
Positive Interim Results Of Aironite Phase 2 Study Presented At 4th Annual Drug Discovery And Development Symposium For Pulmonary Hypertension
Aironite Significantly Lowered Pulmonary Artery Pressures and Significantly Increased Pulmonary Arterial Compliance
Teenage girl undergoes first combined heart-lung transplant
Giving a big leap to organ transplant surgeries in the two Telugu States, Yashoda Hospitals, Secunderabad, performed the first-ever combined heart-lung transplantation surgery on a single person simultaneously.
SSc Patients with PAH Show High Levels of Adipsin in the Blood, Study Reports
Systemic sclerosis (SSc) patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) show high serum levels of adipsin, a peptide secreted from adipose tissue. Researchers believe adipsin could be used as a potential biomarker for SSc-PAH in these people.
In Memory of Harry Kingston, PHA Canada Director
It is with great sadness that we share news of the passing of PHA Canada Director Harry Kingston. Harry passed away peacefully on Tuesday, June 27th, in Ottawa, Ontario, with his wife Teri by his side. Our thoughts go out to her, and to Harry’s step-children (Danielle and Marc), family, and friends.
In Memory of Lynn-Marie Cox, PHA Canada Director
It is with great sadness that we share news of the passing of PHA Canada Director – and long-term PAH survivor­­ – Lynn-Marie (Lynn) Cox. Lynn passed away on Friday, June 23rd in Edmonton, AB surrounded by her family. Our thoughts go out to her husband (Brian), sons (Robert and Andrew), and granddaughter (Madison).
PHA Canada pleased to announces first recipient of the Mohammed Family PH Research Scholarship
PHA Canada is pleased to announce the first recipient of the Mohammed Family PH Research Scholarship
PHA Canada Awards Third $10,000 Paroian Family PH Research Scholarship
The Pulmonary Hypertension Association of Canada (PHA Canada) is pleased to announce that the recipient of the third Paroian Family PH Research Scholarship is Sylvia Rinaldi, PhD candidate in the Department of Health and Rehabilitation Sciences at the University of Western Ontario (London, ON). In 2016, Sylvia was awarded a $10,000 Paroian Family Research Scholarship to complete early phases of a study on the nutritional status of PH patients. We…
Interview with Sophia and Stephanie Ricci
The Stollery Children's Hospital needs some new equipment to treat PHighters like Sophia Ricci, who is doing an amazing job raising PH awareness as this year's Stollery Champion Child. Sophia and her mom, Stephanie Ricci, spoke to CTV Edmonton about life with PH and why the Edmonton Pediatric PH Clinic needs the best possible equipment!
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