Joana brings more than 8 years of academic research and experience as well as Scientific writing and editing to her role as a Science and Research writer. She also served as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology in Coimbra, Portugal, where she also received her PhD in Health Science and Technologies, with a specialty in Molecular and Cellular Biology.
A specific frequency of brain rhythms detected in electroencephalograms (EEG), called delta oscillations, may serve as a valuable biomarker for Angelman syndrome, a new study says. According to researchers, ... Read more
Researchers from the University of Connecticut School of Medicine have turned stem cells from patients with Angelman syndrome into neurons to investigate how the disease affects these cells. The ... Read more
Roche and representatives of parent-driven organizations are collaborating on the first part of a study whose objective is to design better clinical trials and speed up the development of ... Read more
A recent review highlights the latest findings on the role of a group of molecules called long noncoding RNAs (lncRNAs) in neurodevelopmental disorders such as Angelman syndrome. The review, ... Read more
ANAVEX 2-73 significantly reduced sound-triggered seizures in mice with Angelman syndrome, according to a preclinical-trial study. Its developer, Anavex Life Sciences, reported the results at the Antiepileptic Drug Trials XIV 2017 Conference in ... Read more