Margarida Maia, PhD, science writer —

Margarida is a biochemist (University of Porto, Portugal) with a PhD in biomedical sciences (VIB and KULeuven, Belgium). Her main interest is science communication. She is also passionate about design and the dialogue between art and science.

Articles by Margarida Maia

Taysha gets green light for dose escalation in TSHA-102 trial

Taysha Gene Therapies has received the needed approval to move forward with dose escalation in its Phase 1/2 trial testing TSHA-102, its gene therapy candidate for Rett syndrome, in adolescents and adults, the company announced. That green light from the study’s independent data monitoring committee (IDMC) — a group…

Communication is among top concerns in Rett caregivers survey

Effective communication is a top concern for people affected by Rett syndrome or related disorders, a U.S. caregiver survey has found. Other top concerns for patients include seizures, problems with walking or balancing, loss of function in the hands, and constipation. Recent progress in understanding brain development disorders such…