Penn Pulmonary Vascular Cell Center

Cell Resources for the study of Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension (PAH)

Overview of Inventory

Insofar the center has processed 155 subject lungs, with an aim to isolate 11 different cell types from 4 distinct vascular locations of importance to the study of pulmonary arterial hypertension

Over 10,000 vials pulmonary vascular cells has been generated from the isolations

The center has served well-known Pulmonary Arterial Hypertension study laboratories at various research institutes

University of Pennsylvania, Stanford University, University of Pittsburgh, Vanderbilt University, Johns Hopkins University, and many others

Research

Center has collaborated with Cardiovascular Medical Research and Education Fund (CMREF) and National Institute of Health (NIH) – R03 funded researchers