Inês holds a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Lisbon, Portugal, where she specialized in blood vessel biology, blood stem cells, and cancer. Before that, she studied Cell and Molecular Biology at Universidade Nova de Lisboa and worked as a research fellow at Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologias and Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência.
Inês currently works as a Managing Science Editor, striving to deliver the latest scientific advances to patient communities in a clear and accurate manner.
The immunotherapy Libtayo (cemiplimab-rwlc) may be a promising treatment for the skin cancers that sometimes appear in people with recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (RDEB) as a result of chronic ... Read more
Transplanting skin grafts from healthy donors can be a safe and effective way of treating chronic wounds in people with recessive dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa, a small clinical trial shows. ... Read more
Krystal Biotech has launched a pivotal Phase 3 clinical trial to investigate the topical gene therapy B-VEC (beremagene geperpavec) as a treatment for skin wounds in people with dystrophic ... Read more
Intravenous immunoglobulin (IVIG) may be a promising treatment for reducing inflammation in severe epidermolysis bullosa pruriginosa (EBP) — a rare type of dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (DEB) marked by severe ... Read more
Abeona Therapeutics announced the opening of the Elisa Linton Center for Rare Disease Therapies, a commercial manufacturing facility to support the development of its gene and cell therapy candidates targeting ... Read more
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration recently granted fast-track designation to Krystal Biotech’s KB103 for the treatment of dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (DEB). DEB is caused by mutations in the ... Read more
Krystal Biotech recently dosed the first patient in a Phase 1/2 clinical trial testing KB103, a topical gene therapy candidate for the treatment of dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (DEB). DEB is ... Read more
Krystal Biotech recently announced that the European Medicines Agency (EMA) has granted the company’s investigational therapy KB103 orphan medicinal product designation for the treatment of dystrophic epidermolysis bullosa (DEB). KB103 is ... Read more
Debra of America (Dystrophic Epidermolysis Bullosa Research Association of America) and the Pachyonychia Congenita Project (PC Project) will soon meet with federal regulators to discuss patient-focused drug development in both ... Read more
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