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

CF Foundation Funding Bolsters Gene Therapy Research

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation is funding three new early-stage research awards worth more than $1.8 million to bolster the development of potential gene therapies for cystic fibrosis (CF). “This funding will support critical early steps necessary for the development of genetic therapies for cystic fibrosis,” William Skach, MD, executive…

CFF Investing Up to $110M, Partnering to Advance Gene Therapy

The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation (CFF) is partnering with Pioneering Medicines, an initiative of Flagship Pioneering, to support the development of various types of gene therapy for cystic fibrosis (CF). The foundation is ready to invest up to $110 million to move therapy candidates into clinical testing, starting with an…

Elixir Chooses Maxor Specialty as CF Medication Provider

Pharmacy benefits and services company Elixir has chosen Maxor Specialty Pharmacy to be its network’s exclusive provider of medications for cystic fibrosis (CF). Maxor Specialty specializes in rare diseases like CF and is one of four pharmacies in the U.S. to have access to all medications approved for cystic fibrosis,…


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