Margarida graduated with a BS in Health Sciences from the University of Lisbon and a MSc in Biotechnology from Instituto Superior Técnico (IST-UL). She worked as a molecular biologist research associate at a Cambridge UK-based biotech company that discovers and develops therapeutic, fully human monoclonal antibodies.
Cytori Therapeutics recently announced that its Phase 3 STAR clinical trial, evaluating the efficacy and safety of Cytori Cell Therapy in scleroderma patients with hand impairment, has treated its 20th patient to reach 25 percent ... Read more
A two-year study found that 80 percent of systemic sclerosis (SSc) patients had deficient levels of vitamin D when compared to healthy controls, and worse disease symptoms. The results were presented at the 2015 ... Read more
miRagen Therapeutics, Inc, a biopharmaceutical company working to develop microRNA-based therapeutic agents for a range of diseases, recently announced the initiation of a Phase I clinical study assessing MRG-201, the company’s lead ... Read more
In a new research paper, scientists at the Faculty of Dentistry, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece, presented a clinical report of a systemic sclerosis case where the jaw was affected. ... Read more