Marta Figueiredo holds a BSc in Biology and a MSc in Evolutionary and Developmental Biology from the University of Lisbon, Portugal. She is currently finishing her PhD in Biomedical Sciences at the University of Lisbon, where she focused her research on the role of several signalling pathways in thymus and parathyroid glands embryonic development.
Preventive treatment with berotralstat (BCX7353) significantly lowered the number of swelling attacks — including those needing treatment — and the rates of standard on-demand therapy use in people with hereditary ... Read more
Researchers have developed a more cost-effective supporting diagnostic test for hereditary angioedema (HAE) to detect genetic changes that are otherwise missed by current standard methods. The study, “Gene mapping strategy for ... Read more
Long-term prevention with human formulations of the C1 esterase inhibitor — Cinryze or Haegarda — safely and effectively reduces the number of acute attacks in people with hereditary angioedema (HAE), but the ... Read more
Researchers reported the first case of exercise-induced angioedema that is dependent on food in a new case study from Israel. The report, “A case of food-dependent exercise-induced angioedema,” appeared ... Read more
In a Phase 3 clinical trial in Germany, the therapy Xolair (omalizumab) was shown to improve the quality of life and psychological well-being of chronic idiopathic urticaria (CIU) patients ... Read more
Subcutaneous Haegarda as a routine prevention for attacks of hereditary angioedema (HAE) significantly improves patients’ quality of life, such as lower anxiety levels and increased productivity at work, researchers found. ... Read more
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