Alejandra has a PhD in Genetics from São Paulo State University (UNESP) and is currently working as a scientific writer, editor, and translator. As a writer for BioNews, she is fulfilling her passion for making scientific data easily available and understandable to the general public. Aside from her work with BioNews, she also works as a language editor for non-English speaking authors and is an author of science books for kids.
Etravirine — an FDA-approved antiviral therapy currently used in the treatment of HIV — could serve as a specific treatment for Friedreich’s ataxia, according to a study. Etravirine increased frataxin in ... Read more