Inês holds a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Lisbon, Portugal, where she specialized in blood vessel biology, blood stem cells, and cancer. Before that, she studied Cell and Molecular Biology at Universidade Nova de Lisboa and worked as a research fellow at Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologias and Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência.
Inês currently works as a Managing Science Editor, striving to deliver the latest scientific advances to patient communities in a clear and accurate manner.
Neurofilament light chain may be a new blood biomarker to monitor disease severity and response to treatment among people with Friedreich’s ataxia (FA), particularly younger ones, a study suggests. The ... Read more
Researchers at the College of Health & Life Sciences in London have identified a mechanism that may lead to neurodegeneration in Friedreich’s ataxia (FA) patients, and which could be a possible target ... Read more
The National Ataxia Foundation (NAF) announced that 20 promising ataxia studies were awarded funding for 2016, and include four Young Investigator SCA Research Awards that provide $50,000, one-year grants to young ... Read more
The National Ataxia Foundation (NAF) is funding 20 ataxia research studies during 2016, including six projects in the United States, Italy, Canada, United Kingdom and Portugal that were provided ... Read more