Andrea Lobo, PhD, science writer —

Andrea Lobo holds a PhD in cell biology/neurosciences from the University of Coimbra-Portugal, where she studied stroke biology. As a research scientist for 19 years, Andrea participated in academic projects in multiple research fields, including stroke, gene regulation, cancer, and rare diseases. She has authored multiple research papers in peer-reviewed journals.

Articles by Andrea Lobo

Eli Lilly to develop, market ALS therapy for UNC13A function

Eli Lilly has acquired the global exclusive rights to develop and market QRL-204, QurAlis’ investigational therapy for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and frontotemporal dementia (FTD) that’s designed to restore UNC13A function in nerve cells. UNC13A is an essential regulator of neurotransmitter release at synapses, a key process…

InnoVision to handle awareness campaigns for ALS Association

The ALS Association has selected InnoVision Marketing Group as its agency of record for creating media campaigns to raise awareness of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and the association’s mission of improving the lives of people with ALS. InnoVision, which has previously collaborated with the nonprofit on specific initiatives…

University of Michigan neurologist wins award for ALS research

University of Michigan neurologist Eva Feldman was recently recognized with the 2024 Sheila Essey Award for her groundbreaking research on the biological processes that drive the onset of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and its progression. The award, announced at the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) 2024 Annual Meeting, recognizes…