Ana Pena, PhD,  —

Ana is a molecular biologist enthusiastic about innovation and communication. In her role as a science writer she wishes to bring the advances in medical science and technology closer to the public, particularly to those most in need of them. Ana holds a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Lisbon, Portugal, where she focused her research on molecular biology, epigenetics and infectious diseases.

Articles by Ana Pena

New Inhaled Carrier May Work for CF mRNA Therapy, Mouse Study Finds

An inhaled form of messenger RNA (mRNA) with the potential to safely deliver therapeutics to the lungs of cystic fibrosis (CF) patients has been discovered by researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT). Researchers developed a type of nanoparticle given as an inhaled mist (nebulizer) that allows the…