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

Smartphone App Designed to Help Early Detection of Parkinson’s Disease

European experts have developed a set of technology-based solutions for the early detection of Parkinson’s disease and improvement of patients’ quality of life. Led by Greek researchers at the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, the four-year i-PROGNOSIS (Intelligent Parkinson eaRly detectiOn Guiding NOvel Supportive InterventionS) project is testing its first product…

MJFF Partners with Verily to Use Data Collection Watch in PPMI Study to Advance Parkinson’s Research

The Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research (MJFF) and Verily Life Sciences are collaborating to collect data on movement, physiological, and environmental measures in Parkinson’s patients for the MJFF-led Parkinson’s Progression Markers Initiative (PPMI). More than 800 PPMI participants will be outfitted with Verily’s investigational Study Watch, a multi-sensor…

e-Therapeutics, C4X Discovery Collaborate to Find New Strategies for Treating Parkinson’s

e-Therapeutics recently entered a collaboration agreement with C4X Discovery to identify new intervention strategies for the treatment of Parkinson’s disease. The collaboration is based on leveraging e-Therapeutics’ Network-Driven Drug Discovery (NDD) platform for drug discovery with C4X Discoveries’ Taxonomy3 technology to identify new cellular mechanisms that are important…

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