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United Therapeutics Blocks Generic PAH Drug For Remodulin in Patent Case

The U.S. District Court for the District of New Jersey has ruled in United Therapeutics Corporation‘s favor in the company’s case against Sandoz, regarding United Therapeutics’ Remodulin product. First approved in the United States in May 2002, Remodulin is a prostacyclin vasodilator used for the treatment of pulmonary arterial…

New Omentin Study Sheds Light On PAH

Omentin, an adipocyte-derived cytokine, is a potential novel candidate to treat obesity-related cardiovascular disease. Dr. Kyosuke Kazama and colleagues from the School of Veterinary Medicine, Kitasato University, Japan, have shown for the first time that long term treatment for 14 days with omentin inhibits vascular structural remodeling and abnormal contractile…

Key Data From Newly-Tested PAH Drug To Be Presented at European Conference

The first results of AMBITION, a large pulmonary arterial hypertension clinical trial, will be presented this month at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress 2014, as part of the highlights of the meeting. AMBITION is a randomized, double blind, multi center Phase 4 clinical trial testing the efficacy…

New Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis Immunotherapy Being Supported By NIH

Sorrento Therapeutics, Inc., a late-stage clinical oncology company, has announced that it will advance with its immunotherapy targeting WNT1-Inducible Signaling Protein-1 (WISP1) for the potential treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). IPF is a chronic and fatal disease that occurs in individuals between 50 and 70 years of…


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