Margarida Maia, PhD, science writer —

Margarida is a biochemist (University of Porto, Portugal) with a PhD in biomedical sciences (VIB and KULeuven, Belgium). Her main interest is science communication. She is also passionate about design and the dialogue between art and science.

Articles by Margarida Maia

FAST Science Summit Brings Message of Hope and Raises Funds

Researchers brought a message of hope for the Angelman syndrome community as they discussed advances in treatment and scientific knowledge at the recent 2021 FAST Global Science Summit and Gala in Austin. Hosted by the Foundation for Angelman Syndrome Therapeutics (FAST), the annual event is an opportunity for members…

FDA Clears Way for KIK-AS Phase 1/2 Trial to Resume

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has lifted the clinical hold on a Phase 1/2 study testing GTX-102 — an investigational therapy by GeneTx Biotherapeutics and Ultragenyx Pharmaceutical — in children and adolescents with Angelman syndrome. GeneTx is now cleared to begin dosing treatment-naïve patients — those who have never received…