RESEARCH NEWS

PHA Offers New Pediatric Research Award

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association is launching a new grant opportunity to support pediatric pulmonary hypertension research. The award will support a pilot study for one year, up to $65,000 a year, that would provide foundational research for a larger study and support additional grant submissions. Learn more.

PHA Names 2022 Aldrighetti Young Investigator

Catherine Simpson, M.D., is the latest recipient of the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) Aldrighetti Research Award for Young Investigators. The award is for young researchers who show promise of significantly increasing understanding of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH).

PAH Trial Participants Inspire Doctor’s Passion for PH Research

Nadine Al-Naamani, M.D., was inspired to become a doctor after growing up in Beirut during the civil war in Lebanon. She knew then that she wanted to help people around her. Today, she treats people with pulmonary hypertension (PH) and other serious lung conditions at Penn Medicine and conducts PH research. She is an assistant professor of medicine at University of Pennsylvania Hospital, a Pulmonary Hypertension Association-accredited PH Care Center. She originally shared her story with Pathlight, PHA’s quarterly member magazine.

Help Advance PH Research

Researchers: It’s not too late to participate in the PHA 2022 Research Room. Five research teams will have a rare opportunity to collect data and biological specimens from the largest gathering of pulmonary hypertension patients. Apply by April 3 to conduct your research at the Pulmonary Hypertension Association’s International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions, June 10-12, Atlanta.

Junior Investigators: Make an Impact on PAH Research

The Pulmonary Hypertension Association is offering a two-year grant for junior investigators interested in pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) research. The Aldrighetti Award for Young Investigators, supported by a partnership with Janssen Pharmaceuticals, covers salaries and/or supplies up to $40,000 each year.

Advances in Pulmonary Hypertension

Read the latest issue of Advances in Pulmonary Hypertension, PHA’s quarterly medical journal.

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