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Session Recording from PHA's 2012 10th International PH Conference
Guinea Pig or Hero – The Journey through Clinical Trials

June 23, 2012

Clinical trials in pulmonary arterial hypertension have led to the FDA approval of nine medicines over the past 17 years! This is great for the community as a whole, but what is it like for an individual patient to participate in a research trial? Experienced researchers will discuss the benefits and potential risks of clinical trials.

Presenter Information

Karen Fagan, MD, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Ala. (Chair); Serpil Erzurum, MD, Cleveland Clinic Lerner College of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio; Jeremy Feldman, MD, Arizona Pulmonary Specialists, LTD, Phoenix, Ariz.; Steven Kawut, MD, Pereleman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pa.








Actelion Pharmaceuticals US, Inc. Gilead Sciences, Inc. Bayer HealthCare United Therapeutics Corporation
This is a program of the PHA Medical Education Fund, made possible through unrestricted educational grants from our supporters.


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