José Lopes, PhD, managing science editor —

José holds a PhD in neuroscience from the University of Porto, Portugal. After postdocs at Weill Connell Medicine and Western University, where he studied the processes driving hypertension and Alzheimer’s disease, he moved on in 2016 to a career in science writing and communication. José is the author of several peer-reviewed papers and a book chapter and has presented his research in numerous international meetings.

Articles by José Lopes

Ultomiris Normalizes Blood Markers, Improves Kidney Function in aHUS Patients, Phase 3 Trial Shows

Treatment with Ultomiris (ravulizumab-cwvz) normalized platelet counts, eased hemolysis  (destruction of red blood cells), and improved kidney function in a Phase 3 trial in patients with atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) who had not been treated with complement inhibitors. Specifically, 53.6% of patients showed complete thrombotic microangiopathy (TMA)…