Joana Carvalho, PhD, managing science editor —

Joana holds a bachelor’s in biology, a Master of Science in evolutionary and developmental biology, and a PhD in biomedical sciences from Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal. Her work has been focused on the impact of non-canonical Wnt signaling in the collective behavior of endothelial cells — those that make up the lining of blood vessels — found in the umbilical cord of newborns. In addition to several research fellowships, she was awarded two Erasmus scholarships to conduct part of her studies in France.

Articles by Joana Carvalho

Troriluzole Fails to Ease Cognitive Impairments in Phase 2/3 Trial

Troriluzole, an investigational oral symptomatic treatment developed by Biohaven for Alzheimer’s disease, did not work better than a placebo in alleviating cognitive impairments and reducing brain volume loss in patients with mild-to-moderate disease, according to top-line data from a Phase 2/3 trial. However, a subgroup analysis — performed…