Joana holds a BSc in Biology and a MSc in Evolutionary and Developmental Biology from Universidade de Lisboa. She is currently finishing her PhD in Biomedicine and Clinical Research at Universidade de Lisboa. Her work has been focused on the impact of non-canonical Wnt signaling in the collective behavior of endothelial cells — cells that made up the lining of blood vessels — found in the umbilical cord of newborns.
Tasigna (nilotinib), an approved leukemia medication being tested as a repurposed treatment for Parkinson’s disease, was found to be safe and increased the levels of dopamine in the brain of ... Read more
Sprint running is a safe and feasible form of physical exercise for people with mild-to-moderate Parkinson’s disease. That is the conclusion reached in the study, “Sprint exercise for subjects ... Read more
Tasigna (nilotinib), an approved leukemia medication being tested as a repurposed treatment for Parkinson’s disease, failed to show any clinically meaningful benefits in a Phase 2 trial, the study’s steering ... Read more
The levels of calprotectin — a protein whose levels increase in response to tissue inflammation — in the stool may be used as a marker of bowel inflammation in patients ... Read more
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