Marta Figueiredo, PhD, science writer —

Marta holds a biology degree, a master’s in evolutionary and developmental biology, and a PhD in biomedical sciences from the University of Lisbon, Portugal. She was awarded a research scholarship and a PhD scholarship, and her research focused on the role of several signaling pathways in thymus and parathyroid glands embryonic development. She also previously worked as an assistant professor of an annual one-week embryology course at the University of Lisbon’s Faculty of Medicine.

Articles by Marta Figueiredo

Routine Haegarda Use to Prevent Hereditary Angioedema Attacks Improves Anxiety, Productivity, Study Finds

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. The study, “Health-Related Quality-of-Life with Subcutaneous C1-inhibitor for Prevention of Attacks of Hereditary Angioedema,” was published…