Inês Martins holds a BSc in Cell and Molecular Biology from Universidade Nova de Lisboa and is currently finishing her PhD in Biomedical Sciences at Universidade de Lisboa. Her work has been focused on blood vessels and their role in both hematopoiesis and cancer development.
Researchers have found that mutations in the NEK1 gene are the most common genetic causes of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS), accounting for 3 percent of North American and European ALS patients, ... Read more
Measuring copper concentration in the blood may allow for the diagnosis of amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) before the onset of clinical symptoms, according to new research in mice. The study, ... Read more
Researchers at the University of Occupational and Environmental Health in Japan, reviewed advances for using natural plant compounds to regulate autophagy, a process in the development of many neurodegenerative diseases, including Alzheimer’s ... Read more
Researchers from the Institute of Drug Research at the The Hebrew University in Israel have revealed that patients with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) have low levels of the anti-inflammatory protein alpha-1-antitrypsin ... Read more
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