Joana Carvalho, PhD, managing science editor —

Joana holds a bachelor’s in biology, a Master of Science in evolutionary and developmental biology, and a PhD in biomedical sciences from Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal. Her work has been focused on the impact of non-canonical Wnt signaling in the collective behavior of endothelial cells — those that make up the lining of blood vessels — found in the umbilical cord of newborns. In addition to several research fellowships, she was awarded two Erasmus scholarships to conduct part of her studies in France.

Articles by Joana Carvalho

Top 10 Muscular Dystrophy Stories of 2020

Throughout 2020, Muscular Dystrophy News Today brought you daily coverage of important discoveries, treatment advancements, clinical trial findings, and other relevant events related to muscular dystrophy. As we look forward to bringing you more news this year, we present here the 10 most-read stories of 2020, along with a…

Sarepta Poised to Start Next Trial of SRP-9001 for Duchenne MD

Sarepta Therapeutics has completed a meeting with the Office of Tissues and Advanced Therapies (OTAT) that clarified regulatory requirements to start the company’s next clinical trial of SRP-9001, an investigational gene therapy for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). During the type C “written response only” meeting, the…