Research Room Brings Community Together to Advance PH Studies

2021-12-14T12:36:45-05:00January 30th, 2020|

Researchers who study pulmonary hypertension (PH) can apply now to advance their research at the PHA 2020 International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions, which brings the PH community to Anaheim, California, to learn, connect and share a focus on a common “Vision for a Cure.” In addition, all attendees at PHA 2020 may take

Young Investigator’s Research Looks at Vascular Remodeling in PAH

2021-12-14T12:36:46-05:00January 30th, 2020|

Ke Yuan, Ph.D., received the 2019 PHA Aldrighetti Research Award for Young Investigators, with sponsorship support provided by Actelion Pharmaceuticals, U.S. The award, one of three Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) research grants awarded last year, funds Yuan’s proposal, “SDF1 signaling: A Master Regulator of Mural Cell-Dependent Vascular Remodeling in PAH.” Yuan is an associate

10 Years Since Diagnosis and Life Is Getting Better

2021-12-14T12:36:46-05:00January 30th, 2020|

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association’s (PHA’s) The Right Heart blog brings you a story about Aubrey Stout, who lives with idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). Life hasn’t always been easy for Aubrey over the last 10 years since was diagnosed with PAH. She has experienced multiple life changes as she has adapted to her life

PHA Raises Heart Health Awareness in February

2021-12-14T12:36:47-05:00January 30th, 2020|

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) joins other organizations and individuals in recognition of American Heart Month during February. Many individuals with pulmonary hypertension (PH) also have heart disease. More than 1.4 million U.S. adults have congenital heart disease (CHD), and between 3% and 10% of people with CHD will develop PH or high blood pressure

PHA 2020 Registration Opens, New Event Website Debuts

2021-12-14T12:36:47-05:00January 23rd, 2020|

It’s the week the pulmonary hypertension (PH) community has been waiting for! Registration is now open for PHA 2020 International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions coming June 12-14 to Anaheim, California. The world’s largest PH conference offers educational programming and activities for individuals with PH, their caregivers and families as well as health care professionals.

Research Fellow to Study How Inflammation Contributes to PH

2021-12-14T12:36:48-05:00January 23rd, 2020|

Rahul Kumar, Ph.D., received the 2019 PHA/ATS Research Fellowship, one of three individual Pulmonary Hypertension Association research grants awarded last year, to study inflammation and how it contributes to pulmonary hypertension (PH). This award is in collaboration with the American Thoracic Society Foundation. His funded proposal is titled “Crosstalk Between Bone Marrow Compartment and Inflamed