Margarida Azevedo, MSc,  —

Margarida graduated with a BS in Health Sciences from the University of Lisbon and a MSc in Biotechnology from Instituto Superior Técnico (IST-UL). She worked as a molecular biologist research associate at a Cambridge UK-based biotech company that discovers and develops therapeutic, fully human monoclonal antibodies.

Articles by Margarida Azevedo

Uniqure’s Hemophilia B Treatment Granted FDA Breakthrough Therapy Designation

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has granted uniQure’s AMT-060, an investigational gene therapy, breakthrough therapy designation for patients with severe hemophilia B. The regulatory agency based its decision on data from the ongoing, dose-ranging Phase 1/2 clinical trial (NCT02396342) evaluating AMT-060 for hemophilia B. The study’s estimated completion…

Health Canada Approves Afstyla for Treatment of Hemophilia A

Health Canada, the agency that oversees health decisions and regulations in Canada, has approved Afstyla (lonoctocog alfa)  for the treatment and prevention of bleeding in adults and children with hemophilia A. In May, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approved Afstyla for the same indications. Developed by CSL Behring, Afstyla is…