New UPMC research from the laboratory of Dr. Stephen Chan demonstrates that mutations in a gene called BOLA3 can lead to a syndrome that results in PH in affected individuals.
Frank Tarwacki knew something wasn’t right in 2014. It was the tightness in his chest when he walked up the stairs. It was the shortness… Read more
Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), a progressive life-limiting lung disease with no known cure, affects approximately 128,000 individuals in the U.S. annually. Average survival for patients… Read more
A study led by researchers from UPMC and the University of Pittsburgh aimed to minimize the risk of postoperative aspiration – food and liquid entering… Read more
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control estimates that around 25 million Americans have asthma. Of those, around 90 to 95 percent are considered to have… Read more