Patricia holds her Ph.D. in Cell Biology from University Nova de Lisboa, and has served as an author on several research projects and fellowships, as well as major grant applications for European Agencies. She also served as a PhD student research assistant in the Laboratory of Doctor David A. Fidock, Department of Microbiology & Immunology, Columbia University, New York.
Increasing the levels of a tiny RNA molecule known as microRNA-483 enhanced the function of endothelial cells and eased the symptoms of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) in rat models of the disease, a new ... Read more
Six weeks of treatment with levosimendan significantly lowered pressure on the heart and improved physical capacity among people with pulmonary hypertension and heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (PH-HFpEF), findings from ... Read more
Kalytera Therapeutics intends to acquire Salzman Group, a company developing R-107 — a liquid form of nitric oxide — to possibly treat pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), lung disease associated with COVID-19, and other lung ... Read more
United Therapeutics has temporarily stopped enrolling patients in ongoing clinical trials of treprostinil-based therapies for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) amid the COVID-19 pandemic, the company announced. Treprostinil is a man-made version of the hormone prostacyclin, ... Read more
United Therapeutics’ Orenitram (treprostinil) improves heart function and lowers risk status in people with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) who had begun treatment with another approved therapy, new data from a Phase 3 ... Read more
Small vesicles, called exosomes, released by mesenchymal stem cells helped to ease vascular remodeling in a rat model of pulmonary hypertension (PH), a study reports. The study “Mesenchymal stromal cell-derived ... Read more
The number of treatments for children with rare diseases has grown over the past decade, according to a new study. However, despite the increase, nearly 7,000 rare diseases are still lacking ... Read more