Andrea Lobo, Science Writer —

Andrea Lobo is a Science writer at BioNews. She holds a Biology degree and a PhD in Cell Biology/Neurosciences from the University of Coimbra-Portugal, where she studied stroke biology. She was a postdoctoral and senior researcher at the Institute for Research and Innovation in Health in Porto, in drug addiction, studying neuronal plasticity induced by amphetamines. As a research scientist for 19 years, Andrea participated in academic projects in multiple research fields, from stroke, gene regulation, cancer, and rare diseases. She authored multiple research papers in peer-reviewed journals. She shifted towards a career in science writing and communication in 2022.

Articles by Andrea Lobo

First IPF patient dosed in Phase 2 trial of bersiporocin

The first patient has been dosed in a Phase 2 clinical trial of bersiporocin, Daewoong Pharmaceutical’s treatment candidate for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). Full patient dosing and initial data from the study are anticipated by 2024, according to Daewoong. “Daewoong Pharmaceutical has set the significant first step to the…

IPF Treatment RXC007 Shows Promise in Easing Scarring in Mice

The treatment candidate RXC007 demonstrated promising efficacy in easing fibrosis, or scarring, in mouse models of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and other scarring-related conditions. In healthy human volunteers participating in a recently-completed Phase 1 trial, RXC007 displayed a good safety and pharmacological profile. Now, Redx Pharma, the company…

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