Ana Pena, PhD,  —

Ana is a molecular biologist with a passion for discovery and communication. As a science writer, she looks for connecting the public, in particular patients and healthcare providers, with clear and quality information about the latest medical advances. Ana holds a Ph.D. in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Lisbon, Portugal, where she specialized in infectious diseases, epigenetics, and gene expression.

Articles by Ana Pena

Experts Create New Guidelines for Optimal CLN2 Disease Management

A group of experts has created a set of guidelines to best manage late infantile Batten disease, also known as CLN2.  Although effective strategies exist, clinicians currently lack common management guidelines to best respond to the disease’s symptoms. Multidisciplinary approaches and consensual practice guidelines are…