Joana Carvalho, PhD, managing science editor —

Joana holds a bachelor’s in biology, a Master of Science in evolutionary and developmental biology, and a PhD in biomedical sciences from Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal. Her work has been focused on the impact of non-canonical Wnt signaling in the collective behavior of endothelial cells — those that make up the lining of blood vessels — found in the umbilical cord of newborns. In addition to several research fellowships, she was awarded two Erasmus scholarships to conduct part of her studies in France.

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Proteostasis Therapeutics Merges With Yumanity Therapeutics

Proteostasis Therapeutics (PTI) has entered into a definitive merger agreement with Yumanity Therapeutics to leverage their common expertise about protein misfolding to advance the development of disease-modifying therapies for several disorders. The merger should be complete before the end of the year. The combined company will operate under the…

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