Margarida graduated with a BS in Health Sciences from the University of Lisbon and a MSc in Biotechnology from Instituto Superior Técnico (IST-UL). She worked as a molecular biologist research associate at a Cambridge UK-based biotech company that discovers and develops therapeutic, fully human monoclonal antibodies.
A 62-year-old with systemic sclerosis-associated pulmonary arterial hypertension (SSc-PAH) was successfully treated with immunosuppressants and vasodilators, a case study reports. The unusual antibody linked to her disease, called the ... Read more
The Phase 2 HELP study testing levosimendan as a potential treatment for pulmonary hypertension (PH) has exceeded its target number and is fully enrolled, Tenax Therapeutics announced. The trial (NCT03541603), testing the potential ... Read more
Mast Therapeutics Inc. announced positive interim results from an ongoing Phase 2a clinical study of its investigational drug AIR001 for the treatment of patients with pulmonary hypertension (PH) associated with heart failure with ... Read more
Bayer Pharmaceuticals announced it is terminating a Phase 2 clinical trial evaluating the efficacy and safety of riociguat in patients with pulmonary hypertension (PH) associated with idiopathic interstitial pneumonias. The decision was based on ... Read more
Insmed, Inc., recently announced that three abstracts related to Arikayce, its drug candidate to treat nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) lung disease, and one related to its treprostinil prodrug, will be presented at the American ... Read more
The Pulmonary Hypertension Association (PHA) announced the launch of “PH Care for All,” an initiative to address disparities in the treatment of pulmonary hypertension (PH) among minorities and low-income patients in ... Read more
Praxair, Inc., announced that it has received approval, through a subsidiary, for the sale of its Noxivent brand of inhaled nitric oxide in Canada. Noxivent is indicated for the treatment of newborns, ... Read more