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PHA Joins NHLBI in Celebrating 50 Years of Progress in Pulmonary Science

2019-04-18T16:41:26+00:00 April 18th, 2019|

The National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute’s (NHLBI’s) Division of Lung Diseases celebrated its 50th anniversary April 9 with an NIH Symposium on lung research followed by a reception at the Rayburn House Office Building on Capitol Hill, Washington, D.C. The anniversary’s theme is “Celebrating 50 Years of Progress in Pulmonary Science.” Staff from

Make an Impact on the Hill and Attend Our First-Ever Symposium Trivia Night

2019-04-18T16:42:37+00:00 April 18th, 2019|

Health care professionals can register today for the Pulmonary Hypertension Association’s (PHA’s) 2019 PH Professional Network (PHPN) Symposium Sept. 5-7 in Washington, D.C., and take advantage of their proximity to Capitol Hill during Advocacy Day on Sept. 5. Nurses, respiratory therapists and physicians can advocate for their patients and their practice in facilitated, small

Michelle Dukes’ Lung and Heart Transplant Highlights Importance of Organ Donation

2019-04-18T16:43:32+00:00 April 18th, 2019|

National Donate Life Month continues to showcase the impact of registering to become an organ donor. This simple act can bring hope to patients on the National Transplant Registry waiting for an organ. This month, the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) has highlighted amazing stories of how organ donation provides recipients with a second chance

Positive Data from INSPIRE Trial Released

2019-04-15T14:46:47+00:00 April 11th, 2019|

New data from “INSPIRE: A Phase 3 Open-Label, Multicenter Study to Evaluate the Safety and Tolerability of LIQ861 in PAH” was presented last week during the 39th International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions in Orlando, Fla., by principal investigator Nicholas Hill, M.D., from Tufts University School of Medicine

Openings Still Available for Webinar Participation in FDA Meeting to Gather Input on Living With a Rare Disease

2019-04-11T15:59:10+00:00 April 11th, 2019|

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reports that the in-person registration for their April 29 public meeting “Patient Perspectives on the Impact of Rare Diseases” is full. However, interested persons can still register to attend via webcast. In addition, the FDA invites those interested in attending in-person to join the waitlist. The FDA

PHA’s Community Helps Highlight Importance of Organ Donation

2019-04-11T16:02:04+00:00 April 11th, 2019|

National Donate Life Month continues to celebrate the capacity we all possess to give life and hope by registering to become an organ donor. Every ten minutes, someone is added to the National Transplant Registry. Depending on the availability of necessary organs, wait times for patients on the list can be anywhere from days

Support the Online PH Community — Volunteer to Moderate a PHA Facebook Group

2019-04-11T16:00:36+00:00 April 11th, 2019|

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) currently hosts five specific Facebook groups for people living with PH. These groups provide members with a supportive space to share stories, updates, goals, worries and hopes, and ask questions and affirm others on their journeys. PHA hosts the following groups: Long Term Thrivers – for people living with

Pediatric Topics Featured at Symposium; Don’t Miss Touring DC!

2019-04-11T13:31:34+00:00 April 11th, 2019|

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) listens to the health care community’s comments about the topics they want to learn about at PHA’s educational programs. That’s why the 2019 Pulmonary Hypertension Professional Network (PHPN) Symposium, “Influencing the Practice: The Art and Science of Treating Pulmonary Hypertension,” will feature a variety of sessions on pediatric topics