Marta Figueiredo, PhD, science writer —

Marta holds a biology degree, a master’s in evolutionary and developmental biology, and a PhD in biomedical sciences from the University of Lisbon, Portugal. She was awarded a research scholarship and a PhD scholarship, and her research focused on the role of several signaling pathways in thymus and parathyroid glands embryonic development. She also previously worked as an assistant professor of an annual one-week embryology course at the University of Lisbon’s Faculty of Medicine.

Articles by Marta Figueiredo

ZX008 Yields Significant, Long-Term Seizure Reduction in Dravet Patients, Phase 3 Data Reveal

Zogenix’s lead investigational compound ZX008 provided significant and long-term seizure reduction in Dravet syndrome patients, according to new clinical trial data. The company also revealed data from multiple studies assessing the psychological and socioeconomic impact of epileptic encephalopathies, including Dravet syndrome, in the United States and Europe. These findings were presented in multiple studies during…