José Lopes, PhD, managing science editor —

José holds a PhD in neuroscience from the University of Porto, Portugal. After postdocs at Weill Connell Medicine and Western University, where he studied the processes driving hypertension and Alzheimer’s disease, he moved on in 2016 to a career in science writing and communication. José is the author of several peer-reviewed papers and a book chapter and has presented his research in numerous international meetings.

Articles by José Lopes

Apomorphine Sublingual Spray to Treat ‘Off’ Episodes in Parkinson’s Shows Promise, Says Renown

A sublingual spray of apomorphine shows promising results in a Phase 1 pilot study for the treatment of severe uncontrollable motor fluctuations in late-stage Parkinson’s disease (PD) patients, the British specialty drugmaker Renown Pharma has announced. Apomorphine is currently the only drug approved specifically to treat “off” episodes in patients with…