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Genetic and Rare Diseases Information Center (GARD)

Pulmonary arterial hypertension


Other Names for this Disease
  • Primary pulmonary hypertension
  • PPH
  • PAH
  • Idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension
  • Idiopathic pulmonary hypertension
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News & Events


ORDR Co-Sponsored Conferences

  • 2016 Rare Disease Day at NIH, Monday, February 29, 2016
    Location: Building 10, Masur Auditorium, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD
    Description: The 2016 Rare Disease Day at NIH will take place on February 29. The event, sponsored by NCATS and the NIH Clinical Center, aims to raise awareness about rare diseases, the patients they affect and the research collaborations that are addressing rare disease challenges. The day will feature tours, posters and exhibits, and presentations.

  • Grover Conference: Risk Factors in Pulmonary Hypertension: Gender, Sex Hormones, Obesity, and Novel Genetic Influences, Wednesday, September 07, 2011 - Sunday, September 11, 2011
    Location: Lost Valley Ranch Conference Center, Sedalia, CO
    Description: At the conclusion of this conference, attendees will be expected to: (1) identify key factors increasing disease penetrance in females, (2) identify key factors increasing disease penetrance in carriers of the BMPR2+/- mutation, (3) identify risk factors that can be targeted pharmacologically as novel therapeutic strategies, and (4) assess the relevance of genetic and environmental risk factors on the responsiveness of patients to current and emerging therapies.

  • Strategic Planning for Pulmonary Vascular Disease Research , Monday, March 08, 2010 - Tuesday, March 09, 2010
    Location: Bethesda, Maryland
    Description: Formulation of strategy for advancing clinical research in pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) was a high priority of this conference. Plans are to make participants' recommendations available via publication in a peer-reviewed journal. Initiatives on future research were considered.

Other Names for this Disease
  • Primary pulmonary hypertension
  • PPH
  • PAH
  • Idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension
  • Idiopathic pulmonary hypertension
See Disclaimer regarding information on this site. Some links on this page may take you to organizations outside of the National Institutes of Health.