Joana holds a BSc in Biology, a MSc 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 — cells that made up the lining of blood vessels — found in the umbilical cord of newborns.
High blood levels of primary fatty acid amides (PFAMS), a class of fatty molecules involved in sleep and movement control, are associated with increased accumulation of beta-amyloid protein in ... Read more
Latest findings from the open-label extension (OLE) Phase 3 clinical trials Scarlet RoAD (NCT01224106) and Marguerite RoAD (NCT02051608) on gantenerumab (RG1450, RO4909832) continue to show significant reductions in the ... Read more
The combination of two factors, aging and eating foods high in sugar or fats, raises susceptibility to Alzheimer’s disease, a study in mice reports. The research, “Evaluation of neuropathological ... Read more