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.
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. ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... 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 ... Read more