Ana holds a PhD in Immunology from the University of Lisbon and worked as a postdoctoral researcher at Instituto de Medicina Molecular (iMM) in Lisbon, Portugal. She graduated with a BSc in Genetics from the University of Newcastle and received a Masters in Biomolecular Archaeology from the University of Manchester, England. After leaving the lab to pursue a career in Science Communication, she served as the Director of Science Communication at iMM.
Two 5-year-olds participating in a trial evaluating the first treatment for Batten disease were reunited at Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital in Memphis after Hurricane Harvey almost suspended the treatment for ... Read more
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) granted orphan drug status to Polaryx Therapeutics’ PLX-200 in response to a lack of treatments available for late infantile neuronal ceroid lipofuscinosis ... Read more
A small North Carolina nonprofit organization, Indo Jax Surf Charities, has recently gained attention for its set of free programs to help children with Batten disease and other special needs build ... Read more
The Batten Disease Support and Research Association (BDSRA) will hold its 2017 Family Conference in July, bringing together patients and families touched by Batten disease. The on July 6–9 event ... Read more