Lauren Massaro


Study Expands Evidence of Inheritance Pattern in GDF2 Associated With PAH

January 02, 2022

Study results regarding the clinical spectrum and inheritance pattern of GDF2 pathogenic variants suggest incomplete penetrance and/or variability of expressivity with a semi-dominant pattern of inheritance in the context of PAH.

Commentary Explores the Use of High-Flow Nasal Therapy in Patients With AECOPD

December 11, 2021

High-flow nasal therapy overcomes some of the barriers associated with noninvasive ventilation, making the novel support beneficial for patients with acute exacerbations of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD).

Study Finds Inconsistencies With GOLD Guidelines Regarding Diagnosis, Treatment of COPD

November 28, 2021

The prevalence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) underdiagnosis, false diagnosis, and treatment in the primary care setting is high and often inconsistent with Global Initiative for the Chronic Obstructive Lung Disease (GOLD) guidelines.