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PHA Registry Enrollment Tops 1,700

2021-10-14T15:26:58-04:00October 14th, 2021|

People with pulmonary hypertension (PH) are increasingly signing on to help researchers better understand PH. Thanks to growing participation in the Pulmonary Hypertension Association Registry (PHAR), researchers have better access than ever to data from people with PH. PHAR enrollment recently surpassed a new milestone with more than 1,700 patients.

Merck to Acquire Acceleron

2021-10-14T15:25:16-04:00October 14th, 2021|

Pharmaceutical giant Merck is acquiring Acceleron Pharma, which is testing a potentially new add-on treatment for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). The $11.5 billion deal is expected to close by year end. Acceleron’s sotatercept is undergoing Stage 3 trials for PAH.

CEO Update: How Symposium Benefits People with PH

2021-10-01T09:49:27-04:00September 30th, 2021|

The Pulmonary Hypertension Professional Network Symposium opens today for the first time as online event. Although Symposium is designed for health care providers, people with PH are the ultimate beneficiaries. The PH professionals who attend Symposium gain knowledge and resources to better care for their patients and take ideas and inspiration back to their clinics and colleagues.

Are You Eligible for a COVID-19 Booster? See Our FAQ for Answers

2021-09-30T11:16:00-04:00September 30th, 2021|

Adults with pulmonary hypertension are among those eligible for a third dose of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine, according to new Centers for Disease Control guidance. Those who should receive the booster: people 65 and over, adults living in long-term care facilities and people over 50 who have underlying health conditions. Learn more in our COVID-19 FAQ.

Advocacy Day: Clinicians Share Patient Stories with Congress

2021-09-30T11:14:31-04:00September 30th, 2021|

Nearly 50 health care providers made virtual visits to their members of Congress today as part of PH Professional Network Advocacy Day. They shared their patients’ pulmonary hypertension (PH)-related challenges and asked Congress to help improve life for people with PH. It’s not too late to share your story and amplify their message.

Give Hope to Kids With PH

2021-09-30T11:12:28-04:00September 30th, 2021|

Sixth-grader Tyler Garigen is a guitar player, baseball player and dog lover. He also has pulmonary hypertension (PH). Go to bat for Tyler and other people with PH to find better treatments and a cure. Join Tyler and his family to raise money in support of PHA’s 30th anniversary and give hope to kids like Tyler.