Ana is a molecular biologist enthusiastic about innovation and communication. In her role as a science writer she wishes to bring the advances in medical science and technology closer to the public, particularly to those most in need of them. Ana holds a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Lisbon, Portugal, where she focused her research on molecular biology, epigenetics and infectious diseases.
Shire, Microsoft and Rare Diseases Europe have formed an alliance to try to accelerate the time it takes to diagnose children with rare diseases such as Sanfilippo syndrome. Meanwhile, Shire said ... Read more
BioMarin Pharmaceutical announced interim results for its Phase 1/2 trial evaluating BMN 250, an enzyme replacement therapy, for the treatment of Sanfilippo B syndrome, also called mucopolysaccharidosis IIIB. The ... Read more