Catarina Silva, MSc,  —

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.

Articles by Catarina Silva

Protein Called MITOL Linked to Parkinson’s, Research Suggests

Parkinson’s disease-related protein Parkin may rely on another protein called MITOL to repair damaged mitochondria, the small organelles that provide energy to cells and, when defective, can damage brain nerve cells. Understanding these molecular mechanisms may help improve Parkinson’s therapies that intend to boost Parkin activity. The study…