José is a science news writer with a PhD in Neuroscience from Universidade of Porto, in Portugal. He has also studied Biochemistry at Universidade do Porto and was a postdoctoral associate at Weill Cornell Medicine, in New York, and at The University of Western Ontario in London, Ontario, Canada. His work has ranged from the association of central cardiovascular and pain control to the neurobiological basis of hypertension, and the molecular pathways driving Alzheimer’s disease.
A new study describes the rare case of a man who developed Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) following treatment with the immunotherapies Opdivo (nivolumab) and Yervoy (ipilimumab) for small-cell lung cancer (SCLC). ... Read more
An animal model of Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) has enabled better understanding of what drives the hallmark reduction in acetylcholine release as well as effective testing of treatment candidates. ... Read more
A new case study describes a patient with Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS), myasthenia gravis (MG), and metastatic small cell lung cancer (SCLC). The report from Shandong, China, is titled ... Read more
Patients with Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS) and cerebellar ataxia may have autoantibodies against calcium channels, a Mayo Clinic study indicates. The study, titled “Calcium Channel Autoimmunity: Cerebellar Ataxia and ... Read more
Catalyst Pharmaceuticals filed a New Drug Application (NDA) with the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for Firdapse (amifampridine) as a treatment for Lambert-Eaton myasthenic syndrome (LEMS). “We are pleased ... Read more
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