Ana de Barros, PhD, managing science editor —

Ana holds a PhD in immunology from the University of Lisbon and worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Instituto de Medicina Molecular (iMM) in Lisbon, Portugal. Ana was awarded two FCT fellowships and has won the Portuguese Immunology Society Best Paper and Best Poster award in 2009 and 2010, as well as the CESPU International Research Award in 2010. After leaving the lab to pursue a career in science communication, she served as the director of science communication at iMM Lisbon.

Articles by Ana de Barros

Linda Lowes’ Research Awarded $80,000 from Cure SMA

The Cure SMA has organization awarded a research grant totaling $80,000 to support a project from Linda Lowes, PT, PhD, at Nationwide Children’s Hospital. The project is entitled “Development of An Innovative Outcome Measure to Define Disease Progression in SMA Type I for Use in the…

Cure SMA Awarded $2,500 Grant from Newfield Foundation

The oil and gas company Newfield Exploration awarded a $2,500 grant to nonprofit organization Cure SMA. The funding will be invested in Cure SMA’s main mission of supporting both patients and families who suffer the burden of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) as well as research projects…

Isis to Showcase SMA Investigational Therapy at Investor Conferences

Isis Pharmaceuticals, Inc., a drug development company using RNA-targeted technology to develop novel drugs for the treatment of cardiovascular, metabolic, severe and rare diseases such as spinal muscular atrophy (SMA), has been invited to present its pipeline of therapeutic products at three conferences within the next few months, according…