Joana Vindeirinho, PhD,  —

Joana is a Science Writer at BioNews. She is a cell biologist with a PhD in neurobiology of disease (University of Coimbra, Portugal), focused on the role of the adenosinergic system in the early stages of diabetic retinopathy. She moved from research into high-impact medical editing in 2017, before shifting into a more direct science writing and communication role in 2022.

Articles by Joana Vindeirinho

Spark, Neurochase Collaborate on Brain Delivery Technology

Spark Therapeutics and Neurochase have joined forces to develop Neurochase’s proprietary delivery technology for gene therapies that target neurodegenerative diseases, such as Huntington’s disease. The technology, called Convection Enhanced Delivery (CED), allows for a controlled delivery of gene and other therapies directly into specific brain regions with the…