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.

Articles by Joana Carvalho

Catalyst Announces Updates on Two Lead Compounds for Hemophilia

Catalyst Biosciences recently announced updates on two of its lead compounds — Factor VIIa (FVIIa) marzeptacog alfa (activated) (MarzAA) and Factor IX (FIX) dalcinonacog alfa (DalcA) — for treatment of hemophilia A or B with inhibitors, and for hemophilia B. DalcA is a potent recombinant (artificial) Factor IX prophylactic therapy designed to…