José Lopes, PhD, managing science editor —

José holds a PhD in neuroscience from the University of Porto, Portugal. After postdocs at Weill Connell Medicine and Western University, where he studied the processes driving hypertension and Alzheimer’s disease, he moved on in 2016 to a career in science writing and communication. José is the author of several peer-reviewed papers and a book chapter and has presented his research in numerous international meetings.

Articles by José Lopes

Study Supports Genetic Testing to Diagnose HAE of Unknown Cause

Use of genetic testing enabled the detection of hereditary angioedema (HAE) in a previously misdiagnosed woman, found to be carrying a gene variant linked with HAE of unknown genetic cause. The findings support the consideration of genetic testing to diagnose unexplained angioedema, with an end goal of speeding treatment…