Inês holds a PhD in Biomedical Sciences from the University of Lisbon, Portugal, where she specialized in blood vessel biology, blood stem cells, and cancer. Before that, she studied Cell and Molecular Biology at Universidade Nova de Lisboa and worked as a research fellow at Faculdade de Ciências e Tecnologias and Instituto Gulbenkian de Ciência.
Inês currently works as a Managing Science Editor, striving to deliver the latest scientific advances to patient communities in a clear and accurate manner.
When monitoring Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) patients, physicians should wait at least 150 seconds between nerve stimulation tests to avoid interference from prior exercise or electric stimulation in subsequent muscle ... Read more
Increments, or increases in nerve responses, greater than 60% in electromyography (EMG) recordings upon short periods of exercise are better at diagnosing Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) than the commonly used ... Read more
Timely cancer treatment helped stabilize a 63-year-old man for more than six years who had lung adenocarcinoma associated with Lambert‐Eaton myasthenic syndrome, unlike the poor prognosis seen in prior cases, ... Read more