Author Archives: Margarida Azevedo, MSc

Novel Muscle Cell Precursor Found To Be Involved in Pulmonary Hypertension Pathogenesis

Researchers at the Yale Cardiovascular Research Center have identified a specialized cell type involved in pulmonary hypertension pathogenesis. The research paper, entitled “Smooth muscle cell progenitors are primed to muscularize in pulmonary hypertension,” was published in Science Translational Medicine. Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a life-threatening…

New Imaging Data From Bellerophon’s INOpulse Trial Shows Promise For Treating PH Associated With COPD

Promising, new data from a clinical trial of Bellerophon Therapeutics’ product candidate developed under the INOpulse® program targeting pulmonary hypertension was recently presented at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress 2015. The results could eventually lead to an approved therapy for Pulmonary Hypertension associated with COPD. Pulmonary hypertension is characterized by…