With over three years of experience in the medical communications business, Catarina holds a BSc. in Biomedical Sciences and a MSc. in Neurosciences. Apart from writing, she has been involved in patient-oriented translational and clinical research.
Thermo Fisher Scientific introduced a new test it says will allow reproductive health researchers to efficiently screen 420 genes for markers of several disorders, including spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). ... Read more
Researchers have developed a platform called SMArtCARE that allows prospective monitoring of all spinal muscular atrophy patients regardless of their current treatment. The technology has the potential to shed ... Read more
Measuring the levels of proteins known as neurofilaments, and tau in the cerebrospinal fluid of infantile-onset spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) patients can be used as biomarkers to monitor the effectiveness ... Read more
A new gene of unknown function, called FAM135B, is expressed at lower levels in a cellular model of spinal and bulbar muscular atrophy (SBMA) and is thought to play a role ... Read more