With over three years of experience in the medical communications business, Catarina holds a BSc. in Biomedical Sciences and a MSc. in Neurosciences. Apart from writing, she has been involved in patient-oriented translational and clinical research.
Treatment with AGIL-AADC gene therapy induces sustained improvements in motor, cognitive, and language measures in children with aromatic L-amino acid decarboxylase (AADC) deficiency for up to five years, researchers report. Their ... Read more
Gene therapy has demonstrated the ability to improve motor function in movement disorders, including ones triggered by aromatic L-amino acid decarboxylase (AADC) deficiency, a study reports. According to the researchers, ... Read more
Drugs used in Parkinson’s disease were seen to increase muscle tone and reduce eyelid droopiness and involuntary upward deviation of the eyes in a boy with aromatic L-amino acid decarboxylase ... Read more
Microstructural changes were observed in brain regions related to language and motor function in children with aromatic L-amino acid decarboxylase (AADC) deficiency, suggesting that this enzyme shortage can influence ... Read more
A generalized dopamine deficiency in aromatic L-acid decarboxylase (AADC) deficiency causes some neurons to be overly active, which may contribute to the motor dysfunction associated with the condition, researchers report. A ... Read more
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