Margarida Azevedo, MSc,  —

Margarida graduated with a BS in Health Sciences from the University of Lisbon and a MSc in Biotechnology from Instituto Superior Técnico (IST-UL). She worked as a molecular biologist research associate at a Cambridge UK-based biotech company that discovers and develops therapeutic, fully human monoclonal antibodies.

Articles by Margarida Azevedo

Novo Nordisk Obtains Worldwide Rights to EpiDestiny’s Sickle Cell Disease Therapy

Novo Nordisk has obtained worldwide rights to EpiDestiny’s sickle cell disease treatment EPI01. The disease-modifying therapy, consisting of decitabine and tetrahydrouridine, is aimed at  helping patients increase fetal hemoglobin levels to replace the hemoglobin that’s defective in the disease. The idea is to prevent red blood cells from becoming sickle-shaped,…