Ana is a molecular biologist enthusiastic about innovation and communication. In her role as a science writer she wishes to bring the advances in medical science and technology closer to the public, particularly to those most in need of them. Ana holds a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Lisbon, Portugal, where she focused her research on molecular biology, epigenetics and infectious diseases.
Treatment with methylprednisolone, an anti-inflammatory medication, had no evident benefit in children and adults with Friedreich’s ataxia (FA) enrolled in a pilot clinical trial conducted at the Children’s Hospital ... Read more
People with Friedreich’s ataxia (FRDA) have fewer small nerve fibers in their skin compared with healthy subjects, and the greater a patient’s defects in the frataxin (FXN) gene, the more ... Read more
People with Friedreich’s ataxia (FA) have alterations in the connectivity of different brain regions, which most likely is associated with the disease’s neurological symptoms. Researchers used magnetic resonance imaging ... Read more
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