Teresa Carvalho, MS, science writer —

Teresa holds her Master of Science in cell and molecular biology from Coimbra University, Portugal. She was a researcher and science communicator for several years at the Institute for Research and Innovation in Health in Oporto, Portugal. From 2013, she has held a fellowship working with Pulmonary Hypertension Europe as a patient advocate, social media/website manager, public relations officer, and translator. Her work has been focused on providing patients access to treatments, raising awareness for pulmonary hypertension, and promoting patient empowerment.

Articles by Teresa Carvalho

Seelos Awarded Fox Foundation Grant to Study SLS-004

Seelos Therapeutics has been awarded a grant from the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson’s Research to advance the development of its gene therapy candidate SLS-004 in people with Parkinson’s disease. SLS-004 aims to regulate the expression, or levels, of the SNCA gene, which provides instructions to produce…

Device May Help Diagnose Parkinson’s From Breathing Patterns

The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) has developed a device that uses artificial intelligence (AI) to detect the presence and severity of Parkinson’s disease through patients’ breathing patterns. Because respiratory symptoms occur at early stages of the disease, researchers proposed that breathing assessment may help in diagnosing…

Parkinson’s Foundation Invests $4.3 Million for Research

The Parkinson’s Foundation announced it will invest $4.3 million in 29 grants for projects that will investigate the underlying causes of Parkinson’s disease and its biological mechanisms, with the goal of finding new treatments. This investment is in addition to the $10 million the Foundation committed to spend earlier this year. “The…

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