Author Archives: Patricia Inacio, PhD

PHA Names New President and CEO, Matt Granato

Matt J. Granato is the newly named president and CEO of the Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA), the nonprofit group announced. Granato, who has more than 20 years of experience working in nonprofits and healthcare associations, will assume this office and its duties on Jan. 4. He is the third…

Switching to Adempas Improves Clinical Outcomes in Intermediate-risk PAH Patients, Phase 4 Trial Shows

People with intermediate-risk pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) who failed to respond adequately to phosphodiesterase-5 inhibitors (PDE5i) show significant benefits when transitioned to Adempas (riociguat) treatment, a Phase 4 trial has found. A total of 41% of patients who made that transition experienced significant clinical improvements, compared with…