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 sales of Elelyso for the treatment of Gaucher disease have increased significantly so far this year, Protalix BioTherapeutics announced in a press release. Protalix BioTherapeutics is an Israel-based pharmaceutical company ... Read more
The Assistance Fund is now providing financial assistance to help patients living with Gaucher disease (GD). The new fund will provide GD patients and families with financial aid for copayments, ... Read more
The Committee for Medicinal Products for Human Use (CHMP) has adopted a positive opinion recommending the granting of a marketing authorization for Yargesa (miglustat), for the treatment of adults ... Read more
Protalix BioTherapeutics has announced that Fundação Oswaldo Cruz (Fiocruz), an arm of the Brazilian Ministry of Health, has issued a letter of intent to purchase significant quantities of Uplyso (alfataliglicerase) to ... Read more
Protalix BioTherapeutics, a biopharma specializing in the development of recombinant therapeutic proteins, announced that the Brazilian National Health Surveillance Agency, known as ANVISA, has granted regulatory approval for Uplyso (alfataliglicerase) ... Read more
Global Genes, a global advocacy nonprofit working for patients and families of rare and genetic diseases, will help hundreds of patient advocates worldwide, including those for Gaucher disease, with ... Read more
Researchers at the Cairo University Pediatric Hospital, in Egypt and at the Baylor Research Institute in Dallas conducted a study on Egyptian patients with the genetic Gaucher disease (GD) type ... Read more
Researchers at the Academic Medical Center Amsterdam in the Netherlands conducted a study with the aim of providing insight on the pathophysiological implications of iron accumulation in patients with Gaucher disease ... Read more
Fatigue is a debilitating symptom of Gaucher disease (GD) patients that substantially impairs their quality of life, but is usually not clinically assessed by physicians. A new study, entitled ... Read more
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