Author Archives: Marisa Wexler MS

Europe Awaits Proposed New Framework for Sharing Health Data

The European Commission is expected to propose a new governing framework for health data next month, called the European Health Data Space (EHDS), with the aim of connecting national health systems to facilitate secure and efficient transfer of data across systems in different European nations. The move is expected to…

INOpulse Shows Promise in Proof-of-concept Trial for PH-Sarcoidosis

INOpulse, a device that administers inhaled nitric oxide, significantly improved blood flow parameters in a small proof-of-concept clinical trial conducted in people with pulmonary hypertension associated with sarcoidosis (PH-Sarc). “We are pleased with the positive top-line data from this proof-of-concept study,” Naseem Amin, MD, chairman of the board…

Xentria Seeks to Begin Clinical Trial of XTMAB-16

Xentria is seeking regulatory approval to begin clinical trials to test XTMAB-16, its investigational TNF-alpha inhibitor for the treatment of sarcoidosis. Xentria submitted the request — in the form of an investigational new drug (IND) application — to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) on Feb. 26. The…

Sarcoidosis Carries Higher Risk of Heart Failure, Study Suggests

Relative to the general population, people with sarcoidosis are at higher long-term risk of heart failure and other heart problems, a large Danish data study suggests. Its researchers recommend regular monitoring of cardiac issues across this patient group. The study, “Long-Term Adverse Cardiac Outcomes in Patients With…