14 March 2024

Ion channels: pathogenic role and therapeutic intervention in pulmonary arterial hypertension

The next session of our monthly webinar series, PVRI 2024 Digital, continued on 13 March 2024, focusing on ion channels in pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). The webinar featured talks from four highly respected speakers as well as some panel discussions and questions from the audience. Get the details of the full series here.


  • Mechanosensitive cation channels in the pulmonary vascular wall in PAH Jason Yuan, University of California, San Diego, USA 
  • Proton exchangers in pulmonary smooth muscle cells in PAH Larissa Shimoda, Johns Hopkins University, USA  
  • Pathophysiologic role of mutant potassium channels in pulmonary hypertension Angel Cogolludo, Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain
  • TRPV4 activity in lung microvascular endothelial cells in PAH, Karthik Suresh, Johns Hopkins Hospital

Moderated by Troy Stevens, University of South Alabama, USA and Wolfgang M. Kuebler, Charité - Universitätsmedizin Berlin, Germany

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