Vanda Pinto, PhD, science writer —

Vanda is a biochemist with a PhD in biomedicine from the University of Porto, Portugal. She conducted her postdoctoral research first at the Bristol Medical School, U.K., studying the insulin-PI3K/Akt signaling pathway in diabetic nephropathy, then at the Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology of the University of Porto, where her focus was on glycosylation in lupus nephritis and inflammatory bowel disease. She next made the switch to science publishing, handling papers in biochemistry, molecular biology, and immunology.

Articles by Vanda Pinto

Brineura Being Tested in Eyes of Children With CLN2

Brineura (cerliponase alfa) — a therapy developed by BioMarin for late infantile Batten disease that is typically infused directly into the brain — is being administered into the eyes of a select group of children with the disorder as an attempt to prevent vision loss. The study,…