Andrea Lobo,  —

Andrea Lobo is a Science writer at BioNews. She holds a Biology degree and a PhD in Cell Biology/Neurosciences from the University of Coimbra-Portugal, where she studied stroke biology. She was a postdoctoral and senior researcher at the Institute for Research and Innovation in Health in Porto, in drug addiction, studying neuronal plasticity induced by amphetamines. As a research scientist for 19 years, Andrea participated in academic projects in multiple research fields, from stroke, gene regulation, cancer, and rare diseases. She authored multiple research papers in peer-reviewed journals. She shifted towards a career in science writing and communication in 2022.

Articles by Andrea Lobo

Specific Gene Deletions Associated with More Severe PWS Disease Symptoms

An overview of patients with atypical deletions causing Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) suggests deletions in the SNURF-SNPRN and SNORD-116 genes are crucial for developing major PWS symptoms, a new study reports. The study “Atypical 15q11.2-q13 Deletions and the Prader-Willi Phenotype,” was published in the Journal of Clinical Medicine. PWS…