Andrea Lobo, PhD, science writer —

Andrea Lobo holds a PhD in cell biology/neurosciences from the University of Coimbra-Portugal, where she studied stroke biology. As a research scientist for 19 years, Andrea participated in academic projects in multiple research fields, from stroke, gene regulation, cancer, and rare diseases. She has authored multiple research papers in peer-reviewed journals.

Articles by Andrea Lobo

18-month data on juvenile Batten therapy shows positive efficacy

Treatment with the investigational therapy Batten-1 (miglustat) for 18 months, or about 1.5 years, stabilized motor symptoms in patients with juvenile Batten disease, according to the final results from a Phase 1/2 trial. The progression of motor symptoms was considerably slowed down, as evaluated using the modified Unified Batten Disease…

Theranexus shares update of Phase 1/2 trial of Batten-1

Treatment for up to six months with Batten-1 — Theranexus’ novel therapy for juvenile Batten disease — reduced nerve cell death and stabilized patients’ motor symptoms. That’s according to preliminary results from an ongoing Phase 1/2 clinical trial testing the experimental therapy. The results will be presented at the…