Andrea Lobo, science writer —

Andrea Lobo holds a PhD in cell biology/neurosciences from the University of Coimbra-Portugal, where she studied stroke biology. As a research scientist for 19 years, Andrea participated in academic projects in multiple research fields, from stroke, gene regulation, cancer, and rare diseases. She has authored multiple research papers in peer-reviewed journals.

Articles by Andrea Lobo

IL-6, IL-10 may be biomarkers of Huntington’s progression: Review

People with Huntington’s disease have significantly higher levels of the proinflammatory molecule interleukin-6 (IL-6) and the anti-inflammatory molecule IL-10 in their blood relative to healthy people, according to a review study. The IL-6 difference was true for both pre-manifest patients — those carrying Huntington’s-causing mutations, but not yet having…