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Positive Interim Results Of Aironite Phase 2 Study Presented At 4th Annual Drug Discovery And Development Symposium For Pulmonary Hypertension

Aironite Significantly Lowered Pulmonary Artery Pressures and Significantly Increased Pulmonary Arterial Compliance

AUSTIN, Texas, July 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- (Savara, Inc. NASDAQ: SVRA), a clinical-stage specialty pharmaceutical company focused on the development and commercialization of novel therapies for the treatment of serious or life-threatening rare respiratory diseases, today reported positive interim results from an ongoing 50-patient open-label Phase 2 study of Aironite in patients with pulmonary hypertension (PH) from multiple different etiologies. The results were presented in an invited lecture at the 4th Annual Drug Discovery and Development Symposium for Pulmonary Hypertension on July 10th, 2017 by lead investigator Marc A. Simon, M.D., M.S., F.A.C.C., Associate Professor of Medicine, Bioengineering, and Clinical Translational Science and Director, Heart Failure Research / Clinical Hemodynamics Core Facility, at the Pittsburgh Heart, Lung, and Blood Vascular Medicine Institute at the University of Pittsburgh.

In the 41 patients enrolled to date in the study, administration of Aironite significantly improved multiple hemodynamic measures, with most pronounced improvements in patients with pulmonary hypertension due to heart failure with preserved ejection fraction (PH-HFpEF). In the 10 PH-HFpEF patients analyzed, Aironite administration resulted in significant overall decreases in right...