José Lopes, PhD, managing science editor —

José holds a PhD in neuroscience from the University of Porto, Portugal. After postdocs at Weill Connell Medicine and Western University, where he studied the processes driving hypertension and Alzheimer’s disease, he moved on in 2016 to a career in science writing and communication. José is the author of several peer-reviewed papers and a book chapter and has presented his research in numerous international meetings.

Articles by José Lopes

Hemophilia Limits Quality of Sex Life, Two Studies Reveal

Although most patients report that discussing their sexual health with their doctors is helpful, hemophilia significantly affects the quality of their sex lives, according to the results of two studies. The research, “Hemophilia and sexual health: results from the HERO and B-HERO-S studies,” was published in…

Hemlibra May Surpass Bypassing Agents in AHA, Study Says

An 87-year old woman with acquired hemophilia A (AHA) showed no adverse events or major bleeding events after starting on Hemlibra (emicizumab). The findings suggest that Hemlibra may be a better option for bleeding prevention in AHA patients than bypassing agents, the team said. The study, “…