Best wishes to the pulmonary hypertension community during this holiday season. Our offices will be closed Dec. 24 through Dec. 31, but the patient support line will remain open during the holiday break. PHA will reopen Monday, Jan. 3, 2022.
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
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
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
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
“I fish, travel, camp and go to festivals. I've come a long way, and I'm proud of myself.” On Jan. 10, 2010, I was told I had idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). The past 10 years haven’t been easy. I first noticed a change all in one day (during Christmas weekend 2009). I
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.
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
The Pulmonary Hypertension Association’s (PHA’s) The Right Heart blog brings you a story about 17-year-old Anna Lindner, who lives with idiopathic pulmonary hypertension (PH). Anna was diagnosed with PH when she was 6 years old. “From then on, my life completely changed,” Anna says. “I had to stop gymnastics and soccer. I watched my
“I want others with PH to know, whether you are young or older, no matter what life puts in front of you, you are worth it and just keep fighting because PH will not beat you.” I am Anna Lindner, and I am 17 years old. I was diagnosed with pulmonary hypertension (PH)