Joana holds a BSc in Biology, a MSc in Evolutionary and Developmental Biology and a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from Universidade de Lisboa, Portugal. Her work has been focused on the impact of non-canonical Wnt signaling in the collective behavior of endothelial cells — cells that made up the lining of blood vessels — found in the umbilical cord of newborns.
ABX464, Abivax’s treatment candidate for ulcerative colitis (UC), continues to be safe and effective over time at keeping patients with moderate-to-severe UC in clinical remission, according to two-year data from ... Read more
Scientists have discovered that certain flavonoids — natural compounds in fruits and vegetables that are known for their health benefits — found in corn plants have strong anti-inflammatory properties ... Read more
Inflammatory conditions linked to poor oral health, such as severe gum infections, may worsen inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) by increasing the number of bacteria and immune cells causing gut ... Read more
Researchers at Mount Sinai have identified new protein biomarkers of Crohn’s disease, and environmental factors that may increase a person’s risk of developing inflammatory bowel disease (IBD). Together, these ... Read more
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved an investigational new drug (IND) application for ABX464, Abivax’s treatment candidate for ulcerative colitis (UC), allowing the company to expand its ... Read more
The United Kingdom’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency has approved the launch of Innovation Pharmaceuticals’ Phase 1 trial in healthy volunteers to investigate the safety and properties of ... Read more
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Amgen’s Avsola (infliximab-axxq) — a biosimilar to Janssen’s Remicade (infliximab) — to treat adults and children with moderate-to-severe Crohn’s disease ... Read more