Joana is currently completing her PhD in Biomedicine and Clinical Research at Universidade de Lisboa. She also holds a BSc in Biology and an MSc in Evolutionary and Developmental Biology from Universidade de Lisboa. Her work has been focused on the impact of non-canonical Wnt signaling in the collective behavior of endothelial cells — cells that make up the lining of blood vessels — found in the umbilical cord of newborns.
Gene therapy with small RNA molecules may be a promising therapeutic strategy to correct RNA processing errors in aromatic l-amino acid decarboxylase (AADC) deficiency, a study says. The findings of the ... Read more
Since its founding in 2013, the International Working Group on Neurotransmitter related Disorders (iNTD) has been building a network and patient registry aimed at promoting knowledge and awareness among clinicians ... Read more
Gene therapy using a special type of virus vector to deliver the functional DDC gene is well-tolerated and might improve motor development in children with aromatic l-amino acid decarboxylase (AADC) deficiency in ... Read more
Only 18 months after its initial licensing, Agilis Biotherapeutics‘ gene therapy for aromatic l-amino acid decarboxylase (AADC) deficiency has been deemed ready for submission to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA). Given its ... Read more
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