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.

Articles by Joana Carvalho

NuvoAir Home Platform Classified as Class Im Medical Device

Note: This story was updated Aug. 25, 2020, to clarify that, according to NuvoAir, the regulatory entity in question is the European Medical Device Directive.  The NuvoAir Home platform, NuvoAir’s respiratory support system for patients with lung diseases such as cystic fibrosis (CF) and idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF),…

OneLegacy Video Series Promotes Organ, Tissue Donation

The nonprofit group OneLegacy has launched a video series, available on its social media channels, to raise awareness of the importance of organ and tissue donations. Called “Sound Good?” the four-part series features the stories of two teenagers and high school friends, one who is struggling with heart disease and…