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

Nexviadyme, next-gen ERT for Pompe, now available through NHS

Nexviadyme, (avalglucosidase alfa), Sanofi’s next-generation enzyme replacement therapy for Pompe disease, will now be available in the U.K. through the National Health Service (NHS). That’s according to a review from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence that deemed Nexviadyme as an option for treating people —…

LOPD Adults in China Cite Poor Quality of Life

Adults with late-onset Pompe disease (LOPD) report worse physical health and quality of life than their counterparts with other rare diseases, a national survey in China has found. In the study, however, stronger social support — in the form of social interaction — was linked to better quality of…