Final Year PhD Student hoping to unravel the mystery of a rare and deadly lung disorder!
Pulmonary hypertension is a disease caused by thickening of lung blood vessels leading to heart failure. Recently, we found defects in the SOX17 gene in PAH patients. Aim: To examine SOX17 function and understand how the gene defects cause disease.
WHY IS THE STUDY IMPORTANT?
Pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH) is a fatal disease characterised by the narrowing of blood vessels in the lungs. The resulting increase in blood pressure leads to...