Inês holds a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Lisbon, Portugal, where she specialized in blood vessel biology, blood stem cells, and cancer. Before that, she studied Cell and Molecular Biology at Universidade Nova de Lisboa and worked as a research fellow at Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologias and Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência.
Inês currently works as a Managing Science Editor, striving to deliver the latest scientific advances to patient communities in a clear and accurate manner.
Women with phenylketonuria (PKU) can deliver healthy babies if they maintain an appropriate diet that keeps blood phenylalanine levels in normal range prior to and throughout pregnancy, a study from China ... Read more
Supplementation with large neutral amino acids (LNAAs) improves cognitive function and overall well-being in adults with phenylketonuria (PKU) who poorly adhered to their dietary regimen, a study suggests. The study, ... Read more
The gene editing approach being investigated by Homology Medicines to potentially treat children with phenylketonuria (PKU) is delivered to liver cells with high efficacy and without causing unwanted changes in ... Read more
Children and adolescents with phenylketonuria (PKU) have more extensive deficits in executive function — a set of cognitive skills that help in setting goals and getting things done in daily ... Read more