– Hello from Boston!
Dr. Anton Titov MD We’re with Dr. Aaron Waxman, who is Associate
Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Executive Director, Center for Pulmonary
Heart Diseases, and Director of Pulmonary Vascular Disease Program at Brigham and Women’s
Hospital in Boston. Dr. Waxman obtained his MD from Yale University
School of Medicine and his PhD from Albany Medical College in New York. He did residency training in medicine at the
Yale New Haven Hospital and fellowship in pulmonary and critical care at the Yale New
Haven Hospital and in research in Howard Hughes Medical Institute. Dr. Waxman’s clinical and research interests
include pulmonary arterial hypertension, right heart failure, thromboembolic disease and
pulmonary vascular disease. His research focuses on the inflammatory mechanisms
of pulmonary vascular remodeling that lead to right he art failure. Dr. Waxman has authored and co-authored over
110 peer-reviewed publications in international medical journals and presented numerous talks
at international conferences on heart and lung disease. Dr. Waxman, thank you and welcome! – Thank you! What is pulmonary arterial hypertension? How to recognize its symptoms? What are some of its causes?