José is a science news writer with a PhD in Neuroscience from Universidade of Porto, in Portugal. He has also studied Biochemistry at Universidade do Porto and was a postdoctoral associate at Weill Cornell Medicine, in New York, and at The University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada. His work has ranged from the association of central cardiovascular and pain control to the neurobiological basis of hypertension, and the molecular pathways driving Alzheimer’s disease.
A mouse model of aromatic l-amino acid decarboxylase (AADC) deficiency, carrying a frequent mutation in patients with the condition, has been developed for the first time, according to researchers. Findings from ... Read more
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