Marta Figueiredo, PhD, science writer —

Marta holds a biology degree, a master’s in evolutionary and developmental biology, and a PhD in biomedical sciences from the University of Lisbon, Portugal. She was awarded a research scholarship and a PhD scholarship, and her research focused on the role of several signaling pathways in thymus and parathyroid glands embryonic development. She also previously worked as an assistant professor of an annual one-week embryology course at the University of Lisbon’s Faculty of Medicine.

Articles by Marta Figueiredo

Adempas Safe in PAH Patients Over Long Term, Real-world Study Shows

Long-term treatment with Bayer’s Adempas (riociguat) was safe and well-tolerated in people with pulmonary arterial hypertension (PAH), according to data from the real-world EXPERT study. These findings from clinical practice were consistent with those reported in previous clinical trials, supporting the therapy’s favorable safety profile. Data from EXPERT…

Riociguat Not Recommended for Patients with PH Associated with IIP

Riociguat increases the risk of death and serious adverse events in people with pulmonary hypertension (PH) associated with idiopathic interstitial pneumonia (IIP), and should not be prescribed to those patients, final results of a Phase 2 study show. The study, “Riociguat for idiopathic interstitial pneumonia-associated pulmonary hypertension…