Ana Pena, PhD,  —

Ana is a molecular biologist with a passion for discovery and communication. As a science writer, she looks for connecting the public, in particular patients and healthcare providers, with clear and quality information about the latest medical advances. Ana holds a Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Lisbon, Portugal, where she specialized in infectious diseases, epigenetics, and gene expression.

Articles by Ana Pena

Potential DMD Therapy WVE-210201 Shows Positive Phase 1 Safety Results

WVE-210201, an exon 51 skipping therapy, has shown positive safety and tolerability results in a Phase 1 clinical trial in boys with Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD), Wave Life Sciences announced. According to Wave Life Sciences, the positive safety data supports moving the therapy into a Phase 2/3 trial, planned to start…