Marta Figueiredo, PhD, science writer —

Marta holds a biology degree, a master’s in evolutionary and developmental biology, and a PhD in biomedical sciences from the University of Lisbon, Portugal. She was awarded a research scholarship and a PhD scholarship, and her research focused on the role of several signaling pathways in thymus and parathyroid glands embryonic development. She also previously worked as an assistant professor of an annual one-week embryology course at the University of Lisbon’s Faculty of Medicine.

Articles by Marta Figueiredo

Phase 1 Trial Supporting GBT601 as Next-gen Therapy to Oxbryta

Multiple daily doses of GBT601, Global Blood Therapeutics (GBT)’s experimental oral therapy for sickle cell disease (SCD), were generally well tolerated and showed promising pharmacological and efficacy signals in six patients in a Phase 1 trial. These results support further evaluation of GBT601 as the potential successor to GBT’s…