Ana Pena, PhD,  —

Ana is a molecular biologist with a passion for communication and discovery. As a science writer, her goal is to provide readers, in particular patients and healthcare providers, with clear and quality information about the latest medical advances. Ana holds a Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Lisbon, Portugal, where she specialized in infectious diseases, epigenetics, and gene expression.

Articles by Ana Pena

New Parkinson’s Collaboration Is Exactly What’s Needed, Editorial Says

So much Parkinson’s-related biomarker information has been collected under various research projects that sorting through it for additional clues to the disease poses a challenge to scientists. The scope of the information makes a collaborative research effort paramount — and a U.S. government-sponsored initiative is meeting that need, according to…