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

Celtaxsys Receives New Patent for Its CF Inflammation Therapy Acebilustat

Celtaxsys has obtained four U.S. patents, including a new one for acebilustat, its lead candidate for treating the lung inflammation found in cystic fibrosis. The other three patents cover potential therapies for additional inflammatory diseases. Acebilustat is designed to reduce an overabundance of white blood cells known as neutrophils in CF…