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.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Lupin Limited’s generic medication, Rufinamide Oral Suspension, to be used as an add-on therapy to control seizures in adults and children, ... Read more
When given as an add-on therapy, Epidiolex (cannabidiol, CBD) can lower the frequency of seizures in young patients with Dravet and Lennox‐Gastaut syndromes — regardless of whether the children also ... Read more
When used alongside valproic acid, Epidiolex (cannabidiol) can increase the risk of thrombocytopenia in children and adolescents with drug-resistant forms of epilepsy, such as Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS), a study shows. According ... Read more
Treatment with soticlestat (OV935/TAK-935) safely led to a clinically meaningful reduction in the frequency of hard-to-treat seizures in a group of children with Dravet and Lennox-Gastaut (LGS) syndromes, according to top-line ... Read more
Using the cannabidiol Epidiolex in combination with Diacomit (stiripentol) or Depacon (sodium valproate) — two anti-epileptic treatments — does not seem to raise major safety concerns among patients with seizures ... Read more
When used alongside other anti-epileptic medications, Epidiolex (cannabidiol, CBD) safely reduces the frequency of seizures in children with Lennox-Gastaut syndrome (LGS), according to three-year data from a long-term extension study. ... Read more
ET-101, Eton Pharmaceuticals’ proprietary topiramate oral solution shows similar properties and is biologically equivalent to the currently approved topiramate oral solid product, according to data from a bioequivalence study conducted ... Read more