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

Murepavadin Antibiotic Well-tolerated by Animals Infected with Pseudomonas Aeruginosa, Preclinical Data Show

Murepavadin (POL7080), Polyphor‘s lead investigational antibiotic targeting Gram-negative bacteria, behaved as expected and was well-tolerated when administered to mice harboring a lung infection caused by Pseudomonas aeruginosa, data from a preclinical study show. Of note, P. aeruginosa is a bacteria that often infects the lungs of patients…