With over three years of experience in the medical communications business, Catarina holds a BSc. in Biomedical Sciences and a MSc. in Neurosciences. Apart from writing, she has been involved in patient-oriented translational and clinical research.
Adults with cystic fibrosis (CF) are less active than they should be, although they have comparable activity levels to people without the genetic disorder, according to a recent review. The ... Read more
More than 60 cystic fibrosis experts strongly support Relizorb being made available to CF patients on tube feeding, pushing in a commentary for the insurance coverage that’s generally denied this digestive ... Read more
Vertex Pharmaceuticals and Arbor Biotechnologies have established a partnership to discover new proteins to advance the development of gene therapies for cystic fibrosis. The companies also plan to develop new ... Read more
Prepubescent children with cystic fibrosis (CF) have lower bone density compared to healthy children, and findings are comparable using two distinct bone density scanning methods, researchers report. The study that ... Read more
Pseudomonas aeruginosa is a bacteria that commonly infects cystic fibrosis patients. Now, researchers have designed a synthetic peptide that blocks the ability of these bacteria to cause disease. This discovery might ... Read more
Synspira has started a Phase 1a clinical trial to determine the safety and tolerability of its cystic fibrosis therapy candidate SNSP113 in healthy volunteers and eventually in patients with stable CF. ... Read more
Preclinical data shows that AB-PA01 can reduce biofilms produced by the bacteria Pseudomonas aeruginosa, a major cause of lung infections in cystic fibrosis patients, scientists report. The study, “Activity of Bacteriophages ... Read more