Margarida Maia, PhD, science writer —

Margarida is a biochemist (University of Porto, Portugal) with a PhD in biomedical sciences (VIB and KULeuven, Belgium). Her main interest is science communication. She is also passionate about design and the dialogue between art and science.

Articles by Margarida Maia

ATA Criteria Useful for Grouping Patients by Hypocalcemia Symptoms

The American Thyroid Association (ATA) diagnostic criteria for postoperative hypoparathyroidism are useful to doctors in grouping patients based on symptoms, which could help in managing the disease, a study reported. “However,” the researchers wrote, differentiating patients in this way “may underestimate the actual incidence,” or the number of…

Visen Set to Start Phase 3 Trial of TransCon PTH in China

Visen Pharmaceuticals has obtained regulatory clearance to start the PaTHway China Trial, a Phase 3 study of TransCon PTH as a hormone replacement therapy for people with hypoparathyroidism in China. The approval from China’s Center for Drug Evaluation of the National Medical Products Administration came on June 1,…