Margarida Maia, PhD, science writer —

Margarida is a biochemist (University of Porto, Portugal) with a PhD in biomedical sciences (VIB and KULeuven, Belgium). Her main interest is science communication. She is also passionate about design and the dialogue between art and science.

Articles by Margarida Maia

Acorda, Chance enter agreement to sell Inbrija in China

Acorda Therapeutics has entered into an agreement with Chance Pharmaceuticals for Inbrija (levodopa inhalation powder), a medication used to treat symptoms during off episodes in Parkinson’s disease, to become available in China. Parkinson’s is a growing problem in China due to the country’s aging population; by…

FDA needs additional information before approval of ABBV-951

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has requested more information about the specialized pump used to administer ABBV-951 (foslevodopa/foscarbidopa), an under-the-skin formulation of levodopa/carbidopa, before it will consider approving the therapy for motor fluctuations in people with advanced Parkinson’s disease. The agency’s complete response letter comes 10…