Inês holds a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Lisbon, Portugal, where she specialized in blood vessel biology, blood stem cells, and cancer. Before that, she studied Cell and Molecular Biology at Universidade Nova de Lisboa and worked as a research fellow at Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologias and Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência. Inês currently works as a Managing Science Editor, striving to deliver the latest scientific advances to patient communities in a clear and accurate manner.
Liquidia Technologies, a company developing an inhaled form of treprostinil for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), has established an agreement to acquire the rare disease company and marketer of generic treprostinil injections, ... Read more
Gene expression patterns in the lungs can help distinguish pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) from pulmonary veno-occlusive disease (PVOD) — a subtype in which the narrowing of veins, instead of arteries, ... Read more
Chronic inhalation of nicotine, the addictive component of all tobacco products, is enough to trigger changes in pulmonary arteries and in the heart’s right chamber that can cause pulmonary hypertension ... Read more
Tricumed‘s LENUS Pro pump, an implantable device approved in Europe for the long-term intravenous administration of Remodulin (treprostinil) to treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), does not maintain a steady flow rate ... Read more
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted the designation of breakthrough therapy to Acceleron Pharma‘s investigational molecule sotatercept for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). Breakthrough designation is given to ... Read more
Despite previous evidence to the contrary, a single-center study suggests that sex hormones do not influence the development or progression of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), nor do they explain the ... Read more
Patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) who are successfully treated with pulmonary endarterectomy (PEA) may be at increased risk of having low levels of oxygen in the blood due ... Read more