What the HHT?
A blog for the HHT community
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
This June Awareness Month, Cure HHT was able to spread awareness in a huge way with a 24-foot-wide billboard! Our “More Than Just a Nosebleed” billboard was perched on Route 50 in Maryland, the most traveled highway to all the Maryland beaches where approximately 30,000 cars passed this sign every single day. Can you imagine…Read More
May 19, 2020 | Michigan Health | by Rene Wisely: “Nose bleeds are a less frequent tradition in the Gutowski family now as a team of doctors work together to treat their abnormal blood vessels caused by hereditary hemorrhagic telangiectasia…”Read More
Dr. Scott Olitsky, Cure HHT Chief Medical Officer, and Michael Knaapen, Director, Patient and Caregiver Programs at the Pulmonary Hypertension Association, discuss the dual diagnoses of Hereditary Hemorrhagic Telangiectasia (HHT) and Pulmonary Hypertension (PH). This dynamic duo take you through identifying the signs of PH, its relationship to HHT, diagnosis and treatment, and the resources…Read More