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Lindsay Vos Delivers Keynote Speech at the HFA Annual Symposium

Many of you may recognize Lindsay Vos’s name, and if you’ve ever had the opportunity to meet Lindsay or hear her speak, you’d undoubtedly have a hard time forgetting her infectious smile and positive attitude. After being diagnosed with HHT and undergoing a 14 hour surgery to remove a brain AVM in 2017, Lindsay has continued…

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PATH – Now Recruiting!

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The PATH Study is exploring the use of an oral medication called pomalidomide for the treatment of nosebleeds in HHT at 11 research centers across the United States. Find centers and check your eligibility. **Please note that recruitment may be impacted by health concerns over COVID-19. Please check with your local recruitment centers**

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Ask The Doctor: Tackling Anemia and Iron Deficiency (Recorded)

Feeling tired? Weak? Short of Breath? These symptoms could be related to HHT induced anemia and iron deficiency. With anemia affecting 50% of people diagnosed with HHT, and many not even aware that they have anemia. Watch our “Ask the Doctor” series with Dr. Scott Olitsky, Cure HHT Chief Medical Officer, as he addresses many…

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Cure HHT’s 2020 Robert E. Berkman Leadership Award Recipient

Up Close and Personal with Christopher Hughes, PhD – Cure HHT’s 2020 Robert E. Berkman Leadership Award Recipient by Phyllis Loveland In recognition of Robert E. Berkman’s exemplary leadership, we honor his legacy through the creation of the Robert E. Berkman Leadership Award, to recognize those members of the Cure HHT Community who exhibit the…

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Top Geneticist and HHT CoE Director Announces Retirement

We are at once happy and sad to announce the retirement of Reed Pyeritz, MD, PhD, Co-Director of the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine (“UPenn”) HHT Center of Excellence. Dr. Pyeritz has been an integral part of our organization since 2003 when UPenn became Cure HHT’s 7th HHT Center of Excellence. The knowledge and…

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