Vanda Pinto, PhD, science writer —

​​Vanda is a biochemist with a PhD in biomedicine from the University of Porto, Portugal. She conducted her postdoctoral research first at the Bristol Medical School, U.K., studying the insulin-PI3K/Akt signaling pathway in diabetic nephropathy, then at the Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology of the University of Porto, where her focus was on glycosylation in lupus nephritis and inflammatory bowel disease. She next made the switch to science publishing, handling papers in biochemistry, molecular biology, and immunology.

Articles by Vanda Pinto

Reata Granted Pre-NDA Meeting for Omaveloxolone

Reata Pharmaceuticals has been granted a preliminary meeting with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to discuss the submission of a new drug application (NDA) for omaveloxolone, an investigational treatment for Friedreich’s ataxia (FA). According to a company press release, the pre-NDA meeting is scheduled…