Benoît Gore

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The objectives of this study were to determine the effectiveness, side effects, and acceptability of one-third the standard 600 mg dose of mifepristone (200 mg) to induce abortion. A prospective trial at seven sites enrolled women > or = 18 years, up to 8 weeks pregnant, and wanting an abortion. The women received 200 mg mifepristone orally,(More)
Mutations affecting transforming growth factor-beta (TGF-β) superfamily receptors, activin receptor-like kinase (ALK)-1, and endoglin (ENG) occur in patients with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH). To determine whether the TGF-β/ALK1/ENG pathway was involved in PAH, we investigated pulmonary TGF-β, ALK1, ALK5, and ENG expressions in human lung tissue(More)
Pulmonary vascular remodeling is key to the pathogenesis of idiopathic pulmonary arterial hypertension (IPAH). We recently reported that fibroblast growth factor (FGF)2 is markedly overproduced by pulmonary endothelial cells (P-ECs) in IPAH and contributes significantly to smooth muscle hyperplasia and disease progression. Excessive FGF2 expression in(More)
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