Teresa Carvalho, MS, science writer —

Teresa holds her Master of Science in cell and molecular biology from Coimbra University, Portugal. She was a researcher and science communicator for several years at the Institute for Research and Innovation in Health in Oporto, Portugal. From 2013, she has held a fellowship working with Pulmonary Hypertension Europe as a patient advocate, social media/website manager, public relations officer, and translator. Her work has been focused on providing patients access to treatments, raising awareness for pulmonary hypertension, and promoting patient empowerment.

Articles by Teresa Carvalho

Radicava Oral Suspension Approved in Canada to Treat ALS

Radicava Oral Suspension, an oral formulation of edaravone, has been approved in Canada for treating amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS). Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma Canada (MTP-CA), the subsidiary of Mitsubishi Tanabe Pharma America that markets Radicava in Canada, has announced plans to make the oral formula available to patients…

Funding Expands Access to SLS-005 Via Compassionate Use

Seelos Therapeutics is planning to launch an expanded access program (EAP) that gives people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) who are not eligible for clinical trials the opportunity to access the company’s investigational therapy SLS-005. The program will be conducted in collaboration with the Sean M. Healey &…

Cytokinetics Launches 5th Annual Patient Advocacy Grant Program

Cytokinetics has launched its fifth annual Communications Grant Program to support patient advocacy groups working with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and other communities. A total of five $20,000 grants will be given to winning organizations to help them improve their outreach and patient engagement. The deadline for applications…

Kadimastem Secures US Patent for Cell Therapy AstroRx

Kadimastem has received a U.S. patent covering its investigational cell therapy AstroRx for treating amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) and other neurodegenerative diseases. The patent, granted by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, supports an upcoming Phase 2a clinical trial that’s planned to start in the U.S. next year.

Dosing Begins in Phase 1 Trial of Prosetin

A Phase 1 clinical trial investigating ProJenX‘s oral therapy prosetin in healthy volunteers and people with amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (ALS) has started dosing participants. The first-in-human PRO-101 trial is divided into three parts. In parts 1a and 1b, researchers will investigate the safety, tolerability, and pharmacokinetics of single and…

#RAREis Representation Program Promotes Equity, Diversity

Horizon Therapeutics has launched its #RAREis Representation program aimed at increasing diversity, equity, and inclusion among patients with rare diseases. There are about 400 million people worldwide living with a rare disease; for many of them, access to diagnosis, care, and treatments can be challenging. Accessing better care depends on…