Teresa Carvalho, MS, science writer —

Teresa holds her Master of Science in cell and molecular biology from Coimbra University, Portugal. She was a researcher and science communicator for several years at the Institute for Research and Innovation in Health in Oporto, Portugal. From 2013, she has held a fellowship working with Pulmonary Hypertension Europe as a patient advocate, social media/website manager, public relations officer, and translator. Her work has been focused on providing patients access to treatments, raising awareness for pulmonary hypertension, and promoting patient empowerment.

Articles by Teresa Carvalho

#RAREis Representation Program Promotes Equity, Diversity

Horizon Therapeutics has launched its #RAREis Representation program aimed at increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion among patients with rare diseases. There are about 400 million people worldwide living with a rare disease; for many of them, access to diagnosis, care, and treatments can be challenging. Accessing better care depends on…

Remunity Pump on Market for Dispensing Remodulin

Remunity, an innovative pump for Remodulin (treprostinil) to treat adults with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), has launched commercial sales, according to the device’s developer, United Therapeutics. The Remunity system allows constant subcutaneous (under-the-skin) delivery of Remodulin (treprostinil). The therapy mimics the effects of prostacyclin, a natural vasodilator…

ERN-LUNG Project Helping People With Rare Lung Diseases

“Patient journeys” is an initiative designed to help patients and clinicians  improve care for rare lung diseases, including pulmonary hypertension (PH). The project, announced in a press release from the European Reference Network on Rare Respiratory Diseases (ERN-LUNG), presents testimonies showing the clinical history and needs of patients through…

PF Foundation Patient Registry Opening to Those With Secondary PH

United Therapeutics is now among the leading sponsors of the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation (PFF) Registry, a research data resource for pulmonary fibrosis (PF) that is expanding to include pulmonary hypertension (PH) associated with PF, the foundation announced. Pulmonary hypertension that develops during the course of PF (characterized by scarring…

Team PHenomenal Hope Sets Out PH Awareness Month Challenges

A bike competition to educational meetings and daily walks, runs, or meditations are among the events Team PHenomenal Hope is hosting throughout November to honor pulmonary hypertension (PH) awareness month. People are invited to join the nonprofit group’s Tour of PHenomenal Hope and its monthlong series, ranging from educational sessions, physical…