Ana Pena, PhD,  —

Ana is a molecular biologist with a passion for communication and healthcare innovation. As a science writer she looks for connecting the public, in particular patient and healthcare communities, with clear and quality information about the latest medical advances. Ana holds a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Lisbon, Portugal, where she specialized in genetics, molecular biology, and infectious diseases

Articles by Ana Pena

Cancer Therapy Panobinostat Shows Anti-fibrotic Effects in IPF Fibroblasts, Preclinical Study Reports

Panobinostat, an approved treatment for multiple myeloma, exerts anti-fibrotic activity, inducing cell death and reducing the proliferation of lab-grown fibroblasts from idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) patients, a preclinical study reports. The data also suggest that, despite an ability to inhibit cellular pathways involved in fibrosis, approved IPF…