Joana Carvalho, PhD, managing science editor —

Joana holds a bachelor’s in biology, a Master of Science 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 — those that make up the lining of blood vessels — found in the umbilical cord of newborns. In addition to several research fellowships, she was awarded two Erasmus scholarships to conduct part of her studies in France.

Articles by Joana Carvalho

Endeavor Raises $62M for New Trials for Taladegib IPF Therapy

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 pulmonary fibrosis (IPF), the company announced in a press release. The therapy is designed to target the underlying…

Early Data Support NXP004 as Potential IPF Treatment

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 (tissue scarring) and IPF progression, a preclinical study shows. Although these are preliminary findings in a tissue study,…