Ana de Barros, PhD, managing science editor —

Ana holds a PhD in immunology from the University of Lisbon and worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Instituto de Medicina Molecular (iMM) in Lisbon, Portugal. Ana was awarded two FCT fellowships and has won the Portuguese Immunology Society Best Paper and Best Poster award in 2009 and 2010, as well as the CESPU International Research Award in 2010. After leaving the lab to pursue a career in science communication, she served as the director of science communication at iMM Lisbon.

Articles by Ana de Barros

Clairvoyant Unveils Theora Care for Caregivers to Connect with, Monitor People with Memory Loss, Alzheimer’s

Clairvoyant Networks is accepting pre-orders for Theora Care, a new line of caregiver solutions designed to locate and connect with loved ones living with conditions like dementia, memory loss, or Alzheimer’s disease. The devices are expected to be launched this spring, according to the company’s website. Clairvoyant presented Theora Care…

USC Joins Consortium to Look for Blood-vessel-related Biomarkers of Alzheimer’s

The University of Southern California’s Keck School of Medicine has joined a nationwide consortium of researchers looking for biological factors that could help predict blood-vessel-related health conditions, including dementia and Alzheimer’s. Six institutions besides USC are part of the initiative that the National Institutes of Health started two years ago. Scientists…