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Low-Dose Radiation Leads To Drop In PAR For Idiopathic Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Patient, According To Study

A novel concept of targeting the autonomic nervous system around pulmonary arteries and activation of vasointestinal peptides (VIP) to treat Idiopathic Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (IPAH) was recently developed by a group of researchers. The study, published in the online journal Therapeutics and Clinical Risk Management (March 27, 2014), profiled a 58…

Early-Stage Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Therapy From Pulmokine Awarded $1.5 Million Through Federally Funded VITA Contract

Rensselaer, New York-based biopharmaceutical company Pulmokine recently made a major announcement regarding the company’s efforts in developing a novel therapy for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). In a press release from late March, Pulmokine indicated that that the National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute (NHLBI), a division of the federally run National…