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The voice of the patients – Interview with Leonardo Radicchi, president of AIPI: Associazione Ipertensione Polmonare Italiana
06.09.2019

Mr Radicchi, would you please introduce yourself? Good morning, I’m Leonardo Radicchi, president of the non-profit organization AIPI: Associazione Ipertensione Polmonare Italiana (Italian Association of Pulmonary Hypertension), an Association founded 20 years ago, and that for 20 years has been working to raise awareness of…

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The voice of the patients – Interview with Brad Wong, president and CEO of the Pulmonary Hypertension Association in the United States
30.08.2019

Mr. Wong, please introduce yourself. I’m the president and CEO of the Pulmonary Hypertension Association in the United States. What is the purpose of the Pulmonary Hypertension Association? The mission of the Pulmonary Hypertension Association is to improve the lives of those affected by Pulmonary…

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The voice of the patients | Interview with Hall Skaara, president of PHA EUROPE European Pulmonary Hypertension Association
23.08.2019

Mr. Skaara, will you introduce yourself? My name is Hall Skaara, I’m originally from Norway but I’m representing PHA Europe. What is the European PH Association and what is its objective? PHA Europe is an umbrella Association with about 35 European national members. The objective…

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WSPHA founders portraits. An interview with Professor Nazzareno Galiè
26.07.2019

Professor Galiè, how important have the World Symposia on Pulmonary Hypertension been for the study of this disease? In the past 45 years the sequence of the Word Symposia has actually represented some very relevant cornerstones for the development of the knowledge, the scientific knowledge,…

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WSPHA founders portraits. An interview with Professor Gerald Simonneau
19.07.2019

Professor Simonneau, please introduce yourself: I am Professor Simonneau. I’m Professor Emeritus at the University of South Paris, and I have been working in the field of Pulmonary Hypertension since 1978. What was the most important reason for the founding of the WSPH Association? The…

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Get Me to 21: Gabi Lowe’s epic battle to save her daughter’s life
12.07.2019

Cape Town, 14 June 2019: In her brilliant memoir, Get Me To 21 Gabi Lowe reveals the incredible journey she embarks on to save Jenna, a bright young girl diagnosed with a life-threatening rare disease. This is the untold true story of a mother’s courageous…

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WSPHA founders portraits. An interview with Professor Lewis Rubin

Professor Rubin, would you please introduce yourself? My name is Lewis Rubin and I’m a Professor Emeritus from the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine in the United States. I am a pulmonologist specialist in lung disease and my professional interest my entire…

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ATS international conference in Dallas TX

Summary of the main topics on Pulmonary Vascular Science discussed at The 2019 American Thoracic Society international conference in Dallas TX. By Fabio Dardi, M.D. of the Scientific Board Secretariat of WSPHA A) Pulmonary Hypertension new definition The new haemodynamic definition of PH proposed during…

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WSPHA founders portraits. An interview with Professor Vallerie McLaughlin
05.07.2019

Professor McLaughlin, please introduce yourself: My name is Vallerie McLaughlin, I’m a professor of medicine and director of the Pulmonary Hypertension Program at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, Michigan. What is the role of World Symposia in Pulmonary Hypertension studies? So, the World…

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PH by Clinical Cases 2019. A quick overview

The 2019 edition analyzed some of the findings of the sixth World Symposium held in Nice in 2018 On June 14th and 15th, 2019 was held, in the prestigious location of Bologna’s Archiginnasio in Italy, the 8th edition of the annual medical Congress “Pulmonary Hypertension…

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