José Lopes, PhD, managing science editor —

José holds a PhD in neuroscience from the University of Porto, Portugal. After postdocs at Weill Connell Medicine and Western University, where he studied the processes driving hypertension and Alzheimer’s disease, he moved on in 2016 to a career in science writing and communication. José is the author of several peer-reviewed papers and a book chapter and has presented his research in numerous international meetings.

Articles by José Lopes

Top 10 Pulmonary Fibrosis Stories of 2018

Throughout 2018, Pulmonary Fibrosis News provided you daily coverage of key discoveries, potential treatments, and clinical trials related to pulmonary fibrosis (PF). As we look forward to bringing more news to patients, family members, and caregivers dealing with PF in 2019, here are the Top 10 most-read articles of 2018,…

FDA Puts FibroGen’s Pamrevlumab on Fast Track as IPF Treatment

FibroGen’s investigational compound pamrevlumab has received fast track designation by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the treatment of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF). The agency’s decision follows review of the double-blind PRAISE Phase 2b study (NCT01890265) results, which showed that, over 48 weeks, intravenous…