Joana brings more than 8 years of academic research and experience as well as Scientific writing and editing to her role as a Science and Research writer. She also served as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology in Coimbra, Portugal, where she also received her PhD in Health Science and Technologies, with a specialty in Molecular and Cellular Biology.
Building on previous research, scientists at Brown University report that a trio of proteins work together to promote a variety of lung diseases, including idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). The findings, published ... Read more
Researchers suggest that a certain type of the immune system cell – called myeloid-derived suppressor cells (MDSC) – can serve as a biomarker to diagnose idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). These cells may ... Read more
Long-term treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) patients with Ofev (nintedanib) showed positive effects in keeping disease progression at bay, while inducing manageable side effects, Boehringer Ingelheim Pharmaceuticals announced. This finding comes from ... Read more
A new study suggests that metformin, a drug widely used to treat diabetes, can benefit people with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) by working to diminish lung fibrosis. The study, “Metformin ... Read more
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