Alejandra Viviescas, PhD.,  —

Alejandra has a PhD in Genetics from São Paulo State University (UNESP) and is currently working as a scientific writer, editor, and translator. As a writer for BioNews, she is fulfilling her passion for making scientific data easily available and understandable to the general public. Aside from her work with BioNews, she also works as a language editor for non-English speaking authors and is an author of science books for kids.

Articles by Alejandra Viviescas

AAV Linked to Bleeding and Iron Deposits in Lungs in Case Study

ANCA-associated vasculitis (AAV) can cause recurrent bleeding in the lungs, which manifest as hemosiderosis — an excessive accumulation of iron deposits in tissues — and lung nodules, a case report suggests. The study, “Pathological and Radiological Correlation in Prolonged Myeloperoxidase Anti-neutrophil Cytoplasmic Antibody-related Diffuse Alveolar Hemosiderosis,”…