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. She graduated with a BSc in Genetics from the University of Newcastle and received a Masters in Biomolecular Archaeology from the University of Manchester, England. After leaving the lab to pursue a career in Science Communication, she served as the Director of Science Communication at iMM.
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 ... Read more
The U.S.’s fifth Angelman syndrome clinic has opened at Vanderbilt University Medical Center in Nashville. The Angelman Syndrome Clinic at Vanderbilt was established with support from the Angelman Syndrome Foundation. It will offer ... Read more
Purdue University is conducting a telehealth study to help identify autism symptoms in infants with rare neuro-genetic diseases who might otherwise not be able to receive specialized care. Results of the ... Read more
Shire, Microsoft and Rare Diseases Europe have formed an alliance to try to accelerate the time it takes to diagnose children with rare diseases such as Angelman syndrome. Meanwhile, Shire said it ... Read more
To mark Feb. 15, International Angelman Day, the Angelman Syndrome Foundation (ASF) has compiled a list of f 15 simple ways to help raise awareness for Angelman syndrome worldwide and in your hometown: Ask ... Read more
People with Angelman syndrome and other rare diseases need more psychosocial support, an Oregon State University study reports. A lot of the support can be similar, cutting across the types of disorders that patients ... Read more
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 ... Read more