Andrea Lobo, PhD, science writer —

Andrea Lobo holds a PhD in cell biology/neurosciences from the University of Coimbra-Portugal, where she studied stroke biology. 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 has authored multiple research papers in peer-reviewed journals.

Articles by Andrea Lobo

NORD to add 2 rare disease registries to IAMRARE platform

The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) is now accepting applications from patient advocacy organizations — ones focused on supporting people with a rare disease, such as Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) — to implement two new patient registries on its IAMRARE platform. To amplify its set of…

NORD adds 9 new rare disease centers to its US network

The National Organization for Rare Disorders (NORD) has selected nine new Rare Disease Centers of Excellence, bringing to 40 the total number of medical centers that are part of its network. This unique network of medical centers, clinics, and institutes seeks to expand access to multi-specialty care for…