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

Sangamo Gets OK to Enroll UK Patients in Phase 1/2 Trial on SB-FIX, Potential Hemophilia B Therapy

A Phase 1/2 clinical trial on SB-FIX, an investigative gene-editing therapy for hemophilia B, is now authorized to enroll adult and adolescent patients in the U.K., Sangamo Therapeutics announced. Approval from the U.K.’s Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) will make this the first genome-editing study conducted in Europe. Once safety…

Hemlibra Data Show Sustained Bleed Reductions in Hemophilia A Patients with Inhibitors

Clinical trials of Hemlibra (emicizumab-kxwh) continue to show significant reductions in bleeding episodes in patients with hemophilia A with inhibitors, Genentech recently announced. Data from Hemlibra’s clinical development program were presented at the 59th American Society of Hematology (ASH) Annual Meeting. The results show that in hemophilia A patients with inhibitors…