Joana brings more than 8 years of academic research and experience as well as Scientific writing and editing to her role as a Science and Research writer. She also served as a Postdoctoral Researcher at the Center for Neuroscience and Cell Biology in Coimbra, Portugal, where she also received her PhD in Health Science and Technologies, with a specialty in Molecular and Cellular Biology.
A new magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) technique, called ultrashort echo-time (UTE), can efficiently detect abnormalities in the structure and function of the lungs of patients with cystic fibrosis (CF), ... Read more
Lung inflammation in animal models of cystic fibrosis (CF) can be studied by a combination of genetics and bioluminescence imaging (BLI) techniques, that is, techniques that allow the non-invasive study of ... Read more
The abundant mucus in the lungs of cystic fibrosis (CF) patients helps certain types of bacteria, called anaerobes, to survive and, in turn, support the survival and proliferation of more ... Read more
The Journal of Innate Immunity published three studies that reviewed several central questions about lung disease in cystic fibrosis (CF). The reviews, prepared by three international opinion research leaders in ... Read more