José holds 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.
Preserving at least three parathyroid glands is key to avoiding permanent hypoparathyroidism — resulting in abnormally low calcium levels in the blood and bones, and an increase in phosphorus ... Read more
Maintaining serum calcium levels within the low normal reference range, checking them closely, and assuring a coordinated approach among health professionals are among the recommendations for pregnant women with ... Read more
Iranian patients with Sanjad-Sakati syndrome (SSS) show specific gene mutations associated with hypoparathyroidism, severe growth failure, and facial structural alterations, according to a study. The study, “Clinical features and ... Read more
Treatment with the injectable parathyroid hormone Natpara slows the decline in kidney function in patients with chronic hypoparathyroidism, according to recent clinical trial data. Natpara, developed by Shire, is a recombinant human ... Read more