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

Gantenerumab Continues to Show Promise in Reduction of Amyloid Plaques

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 accumulation of amyloid plaques in patients with Alzheimer’s disease with and without amyloid-related imaging abnormalities-edema (ARIA-E).