Magdalena Kegel,  —

Magdalena is a writer with a passion for bridging the gap between the people performing research, and those who want or need to understand it. She writes about medical science and drug discovery. She holds an MS in Pharmaceutical Bioscience and a PhD — spanning the fields of psychiatry, immunology, and neuropharmacology — from Karolinska Institutet in Sweden.

Articles by Magdalena Kegel

Sildenafil’s Use in Children with Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Still Topic of Controversy

Sildenafil (Revatio) — a phosphodiesterase type-5 inhibitor developed by Pfizer – is approved for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) in adults. Two large international clinical trials, the STARTS I and II trials, subsequently investigated the safety of sildenafil use in children. Based on their findings, however, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) and the…