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LIQ861, Inhaled Treprostinil for PAH, Back Up for FDA Approval

An updated application has been filed with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA), again asking that LIQ861 be approved as an inhalation treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), its developer Liquidia announced. The company first made this request in an application to the FDA submitted in April 2020. But the…

Potential PAH Therapy Identified by Cellular Screen of Thousands

By screening thousands of potential candidates, researchers have identified a compound, called AG1296, that may be useful for the treatment of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). Their findings were published in the journal Science Translational Medicine, in a study, “iPSC–endothelial cell phenotypic drug screening and in silico…

Protein in Stem, Blood Cells May Be Marker of PAH Course, Severity

Levels of a protein found in certain blood cells indicate the severity and prognosis of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), a study suggested. The findings could help achieve earlier diagnosis of PAH, which may improve clinical outcomes, researchers said. The study, “Circulating nerve growth factor receptor positive…

United Therapeutics Seeks FDA Approval of Tyvaso DPI

United Therapeutics has submitted an application to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) seeking approval of Tyvaso DPI, a dry powder inhaled formulation of treprostinil, for both pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) and pulmonary hypertension associated with interstitial lung disease (PH-ILD). To expedite the process, the company  applied…