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

Canadian Angelman Syndrome Society Hosted 2018 Conference

To celebrate the Canadian Angelman Syndrome Society’s (CASS) 25th anniversary, the society hosted its 2018 annual conference April 20-21, in Toronto, Ontario. The conference, held at the Omni King Edward Hotel in downtown Toronto, provided the Angelman syndrome (AS) community a weekend of team-building, education and empowerment. The…

Angelman Syndrome Foundation Opens Calls for Research Proposals

The Angelman Syndrome Foundation (ASF) plans to award one- or two-year grants of up to $100,000 to projects that test new ideas regarding the biology behind Angelman syndrome and treatments for the genetic disease. The ASF conducts biannual calls for proposals through its research funding program. Applications are accepted on a rolling…