PHA's 2016 International PH Conference and Scientific Sessions

25 Years of Progress: Changing the History of PH - Oral Abstract Presentations

The following abstracts were presented during the Scientific Sessions. PHA congratulates the winners of the awards for best abstracts in basic and clinical science.

Basic Science

Abstract 1002 - Category Winner!

PHD2 Deficiency in Endothelial Cells and Hematopoietic Cells Induces Obliterative Vascular Remodeling and Severe Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension Recapitulating Clinical PAH
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Zhiyu Dai, PhD
University of Illinois College of Medicine
Chicago, Ill.

Abstract 1010

A Selective TGFß Ligand Trap Attenuates Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
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Lai-Ming Yung, MD
Brigham and Women’s Hospital
Boston, Mass.

Clinical Science

Abstract 1051 - Category Winner!

Evidence of Fatty Acid Metabolic Defects and Right Ventricular Lipotoxicity in Human Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension
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Evan L. Brittain, MD, MSCI
Vanderbilt University
Nashville, Tenn.

Abstract 1042

A Computer Simulation Model for Atrial Fenestration Sizing in Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension with Right Ventricular Failure
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Joseph Kuruvilla, DO
Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital of Spectrum Health
Grand Rapids, Mich.


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