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Andrea Lobo is a Science writer at BioNews. She holds a Biology degree and a PhD in Cell Biology/Neurosciences from the University of Coimbra-Portugal, where she studied stroke biology. She was a postdoctoral and senior researcher at the Institute for Research and Innovation in Health in Porto, in drug addiction, studying neuronal plasticity induced by amphetamines. As a research scientist for 19 years, Andrea participated in academic projects in multiple research fields, from stroke, gene regulation, cancer, and rare diseases. She authored multiple research papers in peer-reviewed journals. She shifted towards a career in science writing and communication in 2022.

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Leqembi for Alzheimer’s Patients in US Available Through Soleo Health

Soleo Health was selected by Eisai as the sole specialty pharmacy to carry Leqembi (lecanemab) for Alzheimer’s disease patients prescribed the treatment. Leqembi, approved for use in the U.S. earlier this month, is an anti-amyloid targeted antibody, used to treat mild cognitive impairment or mild dementia due to Alzheimer’s.