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

Servier and Treventis Teaming Up to Develop Therapies That Can Circumvent Protein Misfolding

Servier and Treventis will work together on therapies that can circumvent the misfolded proteins involved in Alzheimer’s and other neurodegenerative diseases. The goal is to develop compounds that prevent the brain’s accumulation of two faulty proteins associated with the disorders — amyloid beta and tau. Servier is an international pharmaceutical concern led…

Probiodrug and Crossbeta Extend Alzheimer’s Biomarker Partnership

Probiodrug and Crossbeta Biosciences are extending a partnership that Probiodrug believes will help it continue developing a potential Alzheimer’s therapy. Under the partnership, established in 2016, the companies are using a proprietary Crossbeta technology to try to create biomarkers specific to Alzheimer’s as opposed to   neurodegenerative diseases in general.