Author Archives: Marta Figueiredo PhD

CTEPH Patients Suffer Depression, Anxiety, Poorer Quality of Life Than Those with PAH, Study Finds

A retrospective study found that patients with chronic thromboembolic pulmonary hypertension (CTEPH) have more pronounced decreases in mental health than those with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). The German study, “Anxiety, Depression, and Health-Related QOL in Patients Diagnosed with PAH or CTEPH,” appeared in the journal Lung. PAH and…

PhaseBio Exploratory Trial Assesses Potential PAH Treatment

PhaseBio Pharmaceuticals has enrolled and dosed its first patient with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) in a Phase 1 clinical study assessing the safety, tolerability and hemodynamic response to its PAH drug candidate PB1046. Participants are all adult PAH patients with a permanently implanted hemodynamic monitor (CardioMEMS HF System). PB1046,…