Margarida Azevedo, MSc,  —

Margarida graduated with a BS in Health Sciences from the University of Lisbon and a MSc in Biotechnology from Instituto Superior Técnico (IST-UL). She worked as a molecular biologist research associate at a Cambridge UK-based biotech company that discovers and develops therapeutic, fully human monoclonal antibodies.

Articles by Margarida Azevedo

Biomarkers for Spinal Muscular Atrophy Progression Identified

A new research paper published in Annals of Clinical and Translational Neurology reveals promising biomarkers for disease progression assessment of spinal muscular atrophy (SMA) in infants, as well as monitoring of treatment effectiveness. The paper is titled “Baseline results of the NeuroNEXT spinal muscular atrophy infant biomarker study.” Early…

Target Enrollment in Child Spinal Muscular Atrophy Study Earns Ionis $2M Payment From Biogen

Ionis Pharmaceuticals announced it has completed its target enrollment of the Phase 3 CHERISH study, a trial designed to support marketing approval of the drug candidate nusinersen in children with spinal muscular atrophy (SMA). The achievement earned Carlsbad, California-based Ionis a milestone payment of $2.15 million from Biogen, of Cambridge, Mass. According…