VerSIM Life Launched A Pharmaceutical Branch With A Rare Disease Mission
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VerSIM Life Launched A Pharmaceutical Branch With A Rare Disease Mission

As reported in Business Wire; VerSIM Life, a company that uses computational sciences to create novel machine learning to aid drug development, has announced that they are launching a pharmaceutical…

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Researchers Work to Understand the Role of GDF15 in Lung Diseases Like Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis

Growth differentiation factor 15 (GDF15) is expressed in normal conditions but is overly expressed when cells are under stress. It has multiple roles in different diseases and has been used…

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DNMT3B Gene May Cause Pulmonary Hypertension, PAH Development
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DNMT3B Gene May Cause Pulmonary Hypertension, PAH Development

Recently, Pulmonary Hypertension News shared some burgeoning medical news: that the DNMT3B gene has now been linked to the development of pulmonary hypertension (PH) and a rare form of chronic high blood…

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Sotatercept for PAH Granted Orphan Designation from EC
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Sotatercept for PAH Granted Orphan Designation from EC

In a recent press release, biopharmaceutical company Acceleron Pharma, Inc. ("Acceleron") announced that its investigational drug candidate sotatercept received Orphan designation from the European Commission (EC) for the treatment of…

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Study: The Relationship Between Obesity, Lung Diseases, and Pulmonary Hypertension in Transplant Patients

The United States is coping with an obesity epidemic. It is therefore critical to understand the distribution of body fat and its effect on treatment. A recent article in Healio…

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First Patient Dosed in Phase 1B Trial for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
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First Patient Dosed in Phase 1B Trial for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

New Trial A Phase 1A trial for GMA301 was completed this year in Australia for pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). This trial demonstrated a positive safety profile for a range of…

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FDA Grants IDE to Test Experimental Device for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
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FDA Grants IDE to Test Experimental Device for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

According to a story from GlobeNewswire, the medical device company SoniVie announced recently that the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted approval for its Investigational Device Exemption (IDE).…

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Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Drug Adempas Achieves Primary Endpoint in Recent Trial
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Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Drug Adempas Achieves Primary Endpoint in Recent Trial

According to a story from Pharmaceutical Business Review, the pharmaceutical company Bayer has recently announced encouraging findings from its phase 4 clinical study. This trial was testing the drug riociguat…

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Positive Results from Trial of Sotatercept, a Treatment for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
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Positive Results from Trial of Sotatercept, a Treatment for Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension

Acceleron Pharma has released the results from Phase 2 of their PULSAR trial, which studied sotatercept as a treatment for pulmonary arterial hypertension. Researchers are very excited by the positive…

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US Veterans with Pulmonary Hypertension Are Not Treated with Exercise Rehabilitation

According to Healio, US veterans affected by pulmonary arterial hypertension are typically not treated with exercise rehabilitation, despite the fact that many medical professionals believe that utilizing exercise rehabilitation in…

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Scientists Explore the Epigenetic Causes of PAH
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Scientists Explore the Epigenetic Causes of PAH

  Recently, researchers from European Molecular Biology Laboratory (EMBL) looked to understand the cause of pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). They collaborated with Stanford University through the Life Sciences Alliance. Because…

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