Joana holds a BSc in Biology, a MSc in Evolutionary and Developmental Biology and a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal. Her work has been focused on the impact of non-canonical Wnt signaling in the collective behavior of endothelial cells — cells that made up the lining of blood vessels — found in the umbilical cord of newborns.
Endeavor BioMedicines has raised $62 million in series A funding to support the launch of two Phase 2 trials evaluating taladegib (ENV-101), its investigational candidate for the treatment of idiopathic ... Read more
iBio has received a U.S. patent for its method of increasing the amount and quality of endostatin-derived peptides generated from the company’s plant-based FastPharming protein production system. These peptides, ... Read more
GLPG1205, an investigational therapy by Galapagos, was found to be safe and well tolerated, with an ability to lower lung function decline in adults with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), ... Read more
A first patient has been enrolled in a proof-of-concept Phase 2 trial of C21 (VP01), Vicore Pharma’s investigational oral therapy for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) and other lung diseases. ... Read more
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) has given the status of Advanced Diagnostic Laboratory Test (ADLT) to the Envisia Genomic Classifier, Veracyte’s genomic test specifically designed to ... Read more
NXP004, Nuformix’s potential anti-fibrotic treatment for idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), led to a dose-dependent reduction in the production and deposition of proteins that are known key drivers of fibrosis ... Read more