Margarida Azevedo, MSc,  —

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.

Articles by Margarida Azevedo

Novel Muscle Cell Precursor Found To Be Involved in Pulmonary Hypertension Pathogenesis

Researchers at the Yale Cardiovascular Research Center have identified a specialized cell type involved in pulmonary hypertension pathogenesis. The research paper, entitled “Smooth muscle cell progenitors are primed to muscularize in pulmonary hypertension,” was published in Science Translational Medicine. Pulmonary hypertension (PH) is a life-threatening…

New Imaging Data From Bellerophon’s INOpulse Trial Shows Promise For Treating PH Associated With COPD

Promising, new data from a clinical trial of Bellerophon Therapeutics’ product candidate developed under the INOpulse® program targeting pulmonary hypertension was recently presented at the European Respiratory Society (ERS) International Congress 2015. The results could eventually lead to an approved therapy for Pulmonary Hypertension associated with COPD. Pulmonary hypertension is characterized by…

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