Marta Figueiredo holds a BSc in Biology and a MSc in Evolutionary and Developmental Biology from the University of Lisbon, Portugal. She is currently finishing her PhD in Biomedical Sciences at the University of Lisbon, where she focused her research on the role of several signalling pathways in thymus and parathyroid glands embryonic development.
An international team of researchers has developed a wireless device that can detect early problems after a patient undergoes breast reconstruction surgery. The work, led by Imperial College London in ... Read more
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Pfizer’s Talzenna (talazoparib) for the treatment of HER2-negative advanced breast cancer in adult patients with inherited BRCA mutations. The FDA also stated that patients’ eligibility ... Read more
A tumor-specific fluorescent tracer improved the detection of breast tumor margins during surgery and may help surgeons remove cancer cells that would otherwise be missed, according to the first ... Read more
Researchers have analyzed the effects of nearly 4,000 mutations deliberately induced into the BRCA1 gene, one of the genes that increases the likelihood of developing breast cancer and ovarian ... Read more
Researchers have developed a technique that showed potential to identify estrogen receptor (ER)-positive breast cancers much faster and easier than current methods, potentially speeding a patient’s diagnosis and advancing ... Read more
Researchers, funded by the European Union, have developed a technique to spot breast tumors that are difficult to detect and diagnose, and are frequently missed by current technology. Breast ... Read more
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