Marta Figueiredo holds a BSc in Biology and a MSc in Evolutionary and Developmental Biology from the University of Lisbon, Portugal. She is currently finishing her PhD in Biomedical Sciences at the University of Lisbon, where she focused her research on the role of several signalling pathways in thymus and parathyroid glands embryonic development.
Structural changes in a brain region called the cerebellum are associated with behavioral problems in people with Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS), according to a study in Japan. The findings provided, for ... Read more
Soleno Therapeutics’ investigational oral therapy diazoxide choline controlled-release (DCCR) failed to significantly lower excessive appetite, but it did improve body composition and behavior in Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) patients, top-line ... Read more
Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) patients have earlier-than-normal changes in body mass — associated with an increased risk of obesity, metabolic syndrome, and type 2 diabetes — which can be delayed with growth ... Read more
Obstructive sleep apnea is the most frequent sleep breathing disorder in Prader-Willi syndrome (PWS) pediatric patients, according to an Italian study. The results suggest that sleep disorders may be ... Read more
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