Ray Benza

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Isolated perfused rat hearts were used to compare the effects of the synthetic neuropeptide Y (NPY) and 4-norleucine-NPY on cardiac function. Each peptide exhibited both negative inotropic and chronotropic effects, and also caused coronary vasoconstriction leading to a reduction in coronary flow. A comparison of the IC50 values from dose-response curves(More)
This study assessed the relationship between dose and plasma concentration following administration of treprostinil sodium infusion therapy in pulmonary arterial hypertension patients. This was a multicenter, open-label, multiple-cohort, steady-state, pharmacokinetic study in subjects with pulmonary arterial hypertension receiving treprostinil by continuous(More)
Experiment 1 was a between-subjects design comparing transplant candidates completing self-report measures under an evaluative versus an anonymous research condition. A cardiac disease group and a healthy community group served as controls. Transplant candidates in the anonymous research condition reported significantly more depression, anxiety, and(More)
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