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2014-08-18 16:25:38

LONDON, Aug. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report:Lung Transplantation-Pipeline Insights, 2014https://www.reportbuyer.com/product/2278637/-Lung-Transplantation-Pipeline-Insights-2014.htmlSUMMARYDelveInsight's," Lung Transplantation-Pipeline Insights, 2014", report provides comprehensive insights about pipeline drugs across this indication. A key objective of the report is to establish the understanding for all the pipeline drugs that...

2014-07-23 16:27:13

Patients, caregivers and health care professionals share stories; offer awareness, hope and inspiration CHICAGO, July 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Twenty of the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation's advocates have come together to inaugurate PFF Ambassador program, a group of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) patients and caregivers who are committed to share personal stories of living with IPF as well as health care providers who deliver current disease education information to...

2014-07-02 23:06:35

An Oklahoma man who came to Pittsburgh for his second double-lung transplant was placed on a device never before used in the U.S., making him healthy enough to eventually get a transplant. Jon Sacker, of Moore, Okla., is now recovering after his lifesaving surgery at UPMC Presbyterian. Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (PRWEB) July 02, 2014 Suffering from cystic fibrosis and rejecting the transplanted lungs he had gotten just two years ago, Jon Sacker, 33, came to UPMC from his hometown in Moore,...

2014-05-06 08:32:48

Lung Biotechnology Also Makes $50M Equity Investment in SGI LA JOLLA, Calif. and SILVER SPRING, Md., May 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Synthetic Genomics Inc. (SGI), a privately held company developing and commercializing genomic driven advancements in a variety of industries, and Lung Biotechnology Inc., a subsidiary of United Therapeutics Corporation (NASDAQ: UTHR), today announced they have entered into a multi-year research and development agreement to develop humanized pig organs...

2014-04-14 12:37:01

ANDOVER, Mass., April 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The PROCEED II heart transplant Food and Drug Administration (FDA) pivotal trial results using the Organ Care System (OCS(TM)) -Heart platform were announced on Saturday, April 12, 2014 at the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation (ISHLT) 34(th) Annual Meeting and Scientific Sessions in San Diego, Calif. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130425/NE01744LOGO-b The OCS Heart PROCEED II FDA pivotal trial met its success...

2014-04-09 23:25:19

Team PHenomenal Hope, a four-woman relay team, will cycle 3,000 miles non-stop across 12 states this June as they compete in the Race Across America. Dr. Patricia George, pulmonologist and lung transplant physician in the UPMC Comprehensive Pulmonary Hypertension (PH) Clinic, is part of this team, which is dedicated to furthering the race to cure PH. Silver Spring, MD (PRWEB) April 09, 2014 Team PHenomenal Hope, a four-woman relay team, will cycle 3,000 miles non-stop across 12 states...

2014-04-04 23:01:58

Award winning singer/songwriter Chloe Temtchine, who has pulmonary hypertension and is contemplating lung transplantation, has released a new song, "Be Brave," which she performs while using her oxygen tank, which she affectionately calls Steve Martin. Half of the proceeds from the song, available on iTunes, will be donated to the Pulmonary Hypertension Association. New York, NY (PRWEB) April 04, 2014 The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) today announced the release of a...

2014-03-18 08:31:41

SynCardia Systems, Inc. Continues to Make Progress for Approval of the SynCardia Heart for Permanent Use to Save Patients Who Are Unlikely to Receive Another Donor Heart TUCSON, Ariz., March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- SynCardia Systems, Inc. is moving forward to gain FDA approval to use the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart as destination therapy (a permanent replacement heart), which could save patients whose donor heart transplant is failing and are unlikely to receive another...

2014-03-04 08:33:06

AHA-Tucson Division Names SynCardia Co-Founder Copeland a Heart Hero for His Pioneering Work With Heart Transplants & the SynCardia Total Artificial Heart TUCSON, Ariz., March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Internationally renowned heart transplant pioneer Dr. Jack G. Copeland was honored recently as a "Heart Hero" by the American Heart Association in Tucson, Arizona, for his trailblazing work saving lives with heart transplantation, the SynCardia temporary Total Artificial Heart and the use of...

2014-02-26 12:24:18

Julie Halston, Lindsay Mendez, Lucas Steele, Christina Bianco, Tony Yazbeck, Liz Callaway, Robert Creighton, Cady Huffman and Rashidra Scott join Emmy and Golden Globe nominated actor Tony Danza at the Fourth Annual Broadway Belts for PFF! NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the fourth consecutive year Broadway's best vocal talent appeared Monday night to raise funds for the rare disease, pulmonary fibrosis (PF), and honor the memory of Associated Press theater...


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