Joana brings more than 8 years of academic research and experience as well as Scientific writing and editing to her role as a Science and Research writer. She also served as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology in Coimbra, Portugal, where she also received her PhD in Health Science and Technologies, with a specialty in Molecular and Cellular Biology.
Wave Life Sciences will start two Phase 1b/2a clinical trials to investigate the safety and tolerability of its products WVE-120101 and WVE-120102 in Huntington’s disease patients. The trials will ... Read more
Huntington’s patients who are taking Xenazine for the twitching condition known as chorea can switch without concern to the newly approved Austedo, according to Austedo’s maker, Teva Pharmaceutical Industries. A Phase 3 ... Read more
Mitoconix Bio has secured $20 million in financing to continue developing MTC-1203 as a treatment for mitochondrial impairment in Huntington’s and Parkinson’s diseases. Several pharmaceutical companies and medical-related venture-capital funds ... Read more
WAVE Life Sciences’ products WVE-120101 (SNP-1) and WVE-120102 (SNP-2) will enter clinical trials in mid-2017 as part of the effort to develop new treatments for patients with Huntington’s disease. ... Read more
Disruption in the trafficking of molecules in and out of the cell’s nucleus may contribute to the pathology of Huntington’s disease, according to results of recent research. The study “Mutant ... Read more
Stealth BioTherapeutics has started a Phase 1/2 clinical trial to investigate the safety and effectiveness of SBT-20 in patients with early-stage Huntington’s disease in the Netherlands. SBT-20 was designed to ... Read more
Treatment with Vaccinex’s experimental antibody VX15 was seen to stop loss of brain volume and activity in patients with late prodromal (pre-manifest) and early manifest Huntington’s disease, according to preliminary ... Read more