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, PhD

Patient with HAE and normal C1-INH treated with Takhzyro

Treatment with Takhzyro (lanadelumab) led to a more than 80% reduction in swelling attacks in a woman with hereditary angioedema (HAE) and normal C1-inhibitor (C1-INH) activity, a case study reports. The medication effectively reduced both the frequency and severity of the attacks, leading to ongoing benefits for this…