Ana Pena, PhD,  —

Ana is a molecular biologist enthusiastic about innovation and communication. In her role as a science writer she wishes to bring the advances in medical science and technology closer to the public, particularly to those most in need of them. Ana holds a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Lisbon, Portugal, where she focused her research on molecular biology, epigenetics and infectious diseases.

Articles by Ana Pena

Review Study Details Treatment Choices, Prognosis for LEMS

A study provided an overview of the use of amifampridine (brand names  Firdapse and the recently approved Ruzurgi), along with other treatment choices for Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome, including those for resistant muscle weakness. The review study, “Recent Advances and Therapeutic Options in Lambert-Eaton Myasthenic Syndrome,” was published…