Daniela Semedo, PhD,  —

Daniela holds a PhD in Clinical Psychology from The University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom, a MSc in Health Psychology and a BSc in Clinical Psychology. Her work has been focused on vulnerability to psychopathology and early identification and intervention in psychosis.

Articles by Daniela Semedo

CFF Grant Will Support Early Studies of Oral Antibiotic, MAT2501, to Treat NTM Infections in Cystic Fibrosis

Under a research contract award granted by the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation Therapeutics (CFFT), Matinas BioPharma and the Colorado State University (CSU) will jointly conduct preclinical studies assessing the efficacy of MAT2501, a potential oral antibiotic, in treating nontuberculous mycobacterium infection (NTM) in a cystic fibrosis (CF) lung model.

Therapy Targeting CF Mutation Appears to Restore CFTR Gene in Homozygous Patients in Study

ProQR Therapeutics is reporting that an early clinical study of  QR-010 in cystic fibrosis patients homozygous for the ΔF508 mutation in the CFTR gene met its primary endpoint. After four weeks of treatment, these patients showed a positive change in total chloride response, meaning that the CFTR protein was again working. In patients heterozygous for…

#NACFC2016 – Catabasis to Present Data on Potential Treatment for CFTR and Bacterial Infection

Catabasis Pharmaceuticals announced that it will present data on CAT-5571, its investigational oral treatment for cystic fibrosis (CF). The drug has potential effectiveness both on improving the working of the cystic fibrosis transmembrane conductance regulator (CFTR), and in treating Pseudomonas aeruginosa infection. The data will be presented at the 30th Annual North American Cystic Fibrosis…

Aradigm and Woolcock Institute Partner to Better Treat Biofilm Infections in CF

Aradigm Corporation and the Woolcock Institute are collaborating to develop cutting-edge nanotechnologies that target the bacterial and fungal biofilms often present in patients with cystic fibrosis (CF), non-CF bronchiectasis (non-CF BE), and other chronic lung diseases. The most prevalent pathogenic microorganisms found in CF and non-CF BE patients are Haemophilus influenzae, Pseudomonas aeruginosa,…