Marta Figueiredo, PhD, science writer —

Marta holds a biology degree, a master’s in evolutionary and developmental biology, and a PhD in biomedical sciences from the University of Lisbon, Portugal. She was awarded a research scholarship and a PhD scholarship, and her research focused on the role of several signaling pathways in thymus and parathyroid glands embryonic development. She also previously worked as an assistant professor of an annual one-week embryology course at the University of Lisbon’s Faculty of Medicine.

Articles by Marta Figueiredo

Continuous Advate IV Effectively Prevented Bleeds in Surgery

Continuous into-the-vein (intravenous) infusions of Advate immediately before and after major orthopedic surgery is as safe and effective as standard, short, bolus infusions at preventing bleeds in men with moderate-to-severe hemophilia A. That finding from a Phase 3/4 clinical trial — the first controlled trial to compare the two types…