Vanda Pinto, PhD, science writer —

Vanda is a biochemist with a PhD in biomedicine from the University of Porto, Portugal. She conducted her postdoctoral research first at the Bristol Medical School, U.K., studying the insulin-PI3K/Akt signaling pathway in diabetic nephropathy, then at the Institute of Molecular Pathology and Immunology of the University of Porto, where her focus was on glycosylation in lupus nephritis and inflammatory bowel disease. She next made the switch to science publishing, handling papers in biochemistry, molecular biology, and immunology.

Articles by Vanda Pinto

Electrical Stimulation Device Assessed in Phase 2 Trial

A wearable neurostimulation device developed by NeuroMetrix is being investigated in a Phase 2 clinical trial as a potential pain-relieving treatment for people with neuromyelitis optica spectrum disorder (NMOSD). The trial (NCT04614454) is expected to recruit 46 adult NMOSD participants who test positive for aquaporin-4 antibodies and…