Margarida Maia, PhD, science writer —

Margarida is a biochemist (University of Porto, Portugal) with a PhD in biomedical sciences (VIB and KULeuven, Belgium). Her main interest is science communication. She is also passionate about design and the dialogue between art and science.

Articles by Margarida Maia

CFTR modulators keep blood glucose under control: Study

CFTR modulators may help control glucose (sugar) levels in the blood of people with cystic fibrosis (CF), according to researchers in Israel, who called for regular oral glucose tolerance testing to adjust insulin dosing in diabetes and keep glucose from dropping too low. The study, “Long-Term therapy with…

CF community needs clearer cross infection information: Survey

About every fourth member of the cystic fibrosis (CF) community feels they’re not provided clear information about cross infection and infection prevention and control, according to a survey conducted in 13 countries. Many survey respondents, mostly girls and women, said they’d wash and disinfect their nebulizers more frequently if…