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.
By blocking activity of the protein GSK-3 beta, the investigational therapy 9-ING-41 slowed disease progression and improved lung function in mice with pulmonary fibrosis (PF), a study found. The study, ... Read more
Idebenone, an antioxidant molecule used to treat Alzheimer’s disease and other brain-damaging conditions, prevented lung damage in a mouse model of pulmonary fibrosis (PF), a study has found. The therapy ... Read more
Pulmonary rehabilitation — a multidisciplinary intervention designed to manage the symptoms of different chronic lung diseases — may improve the exercise capacity and quality of life of patients with idiopathic pulmonary ... Read more