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.
The U.K.’s Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has granted promising innovative medicine (PIM) designation to PXT3003 for the treatment of people with Charcot-Marie-Tooth type 1A (CMT1A) aged 16 and older. PIM ... Read more
Acceleron Pharma is discontinuing the clinical development of ACE-083, its experimental treatment candidate for Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disease, based on recent data from a Phase 2 trial. While the trial ... Read more
Molecular simulations of the effects of specific mutations in the structure of mitofusin 2 (MFN2) — the key protein altered in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 2A (CMT2A) — may predict the ... Read more
The fat fraction of the calf muscle is a reliable biomarker for disease progression and treatment response in Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type 1A (CMT1A), according to a recent study. The ... Read more
A nerve conduction test may help to diagnose Charcot-Marie-Tooth disease type X (CMTX) patients with neurologic episodes more common to diseases of the central nervous system. The study, “The Electrophysiological ... Read more
A cochlear implant — a complex electric device that partially restores hearing — is a viable option to manage hearing loss associated with Charcot-Marie-Tooth (CMT) disease, according to a ... Read more
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