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PH and HHT: Signs, Symptoms and Disease Management 

Wednesday, June 22 at 7:30 p.m. EDT

Join the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) and Cure HHT for the upcoming PHA Live webinar “PH and HHT: Signs, Symptoms and Disease Management” at 7:30 p.m. EDT, Wednesday, June 22. Hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia (HHT) is a genetic disorder that causes abnormalities of blood vessels, usually resulting in excessive bleeding such as nose bleeds. Approximately 15-20% of people with HHT either have or are developing pulmonary hypertension (PH). Murali M. Chakinala, M.D., will discuss how to recognize the signs and symptoms of PH and HHT and the importance of early diagnosis and disease management.

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Thanks to Janssen Pharmaceuticals, Inc. for its Diamond sponsorship of PHA Connects which provides support for this PHA Live event.

About the Speaker

Murali M. Chakinala, M.D., FCCP

Dr. Chakinala is a professor in the Department of Internal Medicine, director of the Pulmonary Hypertension Care Centers (PHCC) and co-director of the HHT Center at the Washington University School of Medicine in St. Louis, Missouri. He is chair of PHA’s Scientific Leadership Council, chair of the PHCC Oversight Committee and a member of Cure HHT’s Global Research Medical Advisory Board. His interests include clinical management and clinical research in the areas of PH, pulmonary arterio-venous malformations, pulmonary thromboembolic diseases and end-stage lung diseases.

Murali Chakinala

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