Marta Figueiredo, PhD, managing science editor —

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

Pregnancy-associated aHUS Occurs Post-Partum, After Pregnancy Complication, and Is Successfully Treated with Soliris, Study Suggests

Pregnancy-associated atypical hemolytic uremic syndrome (aHUS) usually occurs postpartum, after a pregnancy complication — such as preeclampsia, severe bleeding, and fetal death — and is treated effectively with Soliris (eculizumab), according to a review study. The data highlighted the previously unexplored variety of clinical scenarios in which…