What the HHT?
A blog for the HHT community
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
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…Read More
This August, Dr. Raj Kasthuri, our HHT Center of Excellence Director from the University of North Carolina Chapel Hill, gave an exceptional HHT presentation (the most attended presentation of the day) at this week’s National Hemophilia Foundation’s Bleeding Disorder Conference: Future Therapies and Surveillance for Blood Disorders. With this year’s conference fully virtual, Dr. Kasthuri…Read More