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

Pegcetacoplan fails to improve ALS outcomes in MERIDIAN trial

Apellis Pharmaceuticals’ investigational therapy pegcetacoplan (APL-2) has failed to improve a combined assessment of function and survival in people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), according to top-line data from the MERIDIAN Phase 2 clinical trial. While the treatment was well tolerated, consistent with its established safety profile,…

First ALS patient dosed in Cellenkos’ trial of CK0803

Cellenkos has dosed the first patient in the Phase 1/1b clinical trial that’s evaluating its regulatory T-cell-based therapy CK0803 for the treatment of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). The patient will be one of six participants included in the Phase 1 run-in period of the REGALS clinical trial…