Joana Carvalho, PhD, managing science editor —

Joana holds a bachelor’s in biology, a Master of Science in evolutionary and developmental biology, and a PhD in biomedical sciences from Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal. Her work has been focused on the impact of non-canonical Wnt signaling in the collective behavior of endothelial cells — those that make up the lining of blood vessels — found in the umbilical cord of newborns. In addition to several research fellowships, she was awarded two Erasmus scholarships to conduct part of her studies in France.

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Sangamo Concludes Collaboration Agreement with Biogen

After handing over the development of the gene therapy candidate SB-525 to Pfizer, Sangamo Therapeutics has now concluded its collaboration agreement with Biogen to advance and market gene therapies for Alzheimer’s and Parkinson’s diseases, and other neuromuscular and other neurological disorders. Among other goals, the…