Teresa Carvalho, MS, science writer —

Teresa holds her Master of Science in cell and molecular biology from Coimbra University, Portugal. She was a researcher and science communicator for several years at the Institute for Research and Innovation in Health in Oporto, Portugal. From 2013, she has held a fellowship working with Pulmonary Hypertension Europe as a patient advocate, social media/website manager, public relations officer, and translator. Her work has been focused on providing patients access to treatments, raising awareness for pulmonary hypertension, and promoting patient empowerment.

Articles by Teresa Carvalho

SAT-3153 for DMD is Targeted for Further Development

Satellos Bioscience has designated SAT-3153 as a potential muscle regeneration treatment for Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). The therapeutic candidate now will be tested in pre-investigational new drug (pre-IND) enabling studies intended to provide evidence to obtain regulatory approval for conducting a clinical trial. “We are thrilled to be in…

Santhera Asks EMA to Approve Vamorolone for DMD

Santhera Pharmaceuticals has asked the European Medicines Agency (EMA) to approve vamorolone to treat Duchenne muscular dystrophy (DMD). The agency’s assessments of new approval requests — in the form of marketing authorization applications — take up to 210 days, but can be longer if the Committee for Medicinal Products…

MDA Awards $17M+ on Behalf of Neuromuscular Disease Research

The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) has awarded more than $17 million to projects aimed at advancing research and developing new treatments in muscular dystrophy (MD) and other neuromuscular diseases. The funding adds to the more than $1 billion the MDA has already invested in research. “The Muscular Dystrophy…

#RAREis Representation Program Promotes Equity, Diversity

Horizon Therapeutics has launched its #RAREis Representation program aimed at increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion among patients with rare diseases. There are about 400 million people worldwide living with a rare disease; for many of them, access to diagnosis, care, and treatments can be challenging. Accessing better care depends on…

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