Joana Vindeirinho, PhD,  —

Joana is a Science Writer at BioNews. She is a cell biologist with a PhD in neurobiology of disease (University of Coimbra, Portugal), focused on the role of the adenosinergic system in the early stages of diabetic retinopathy. She moved from research into high-impact medical editing in 2017, before shifting into a more direct science writing and communication role in 2022.

Articles by Joana Vindeirinho

EGPA generally more severe in patients with GI involvement

Rates of relapse, and mortality, are higher in people with eosinophilic granulomatosis with polyangiitis (EGPA) that affects the gastrointestinal (GI) tract — and periods of remission less likely — relative to EGPA patients without GI involvement, according to a study in China. Those with GI involvement also presented with…