Andrea Lobo,  —

Andrea Lobo is a Science writer at BioNews. She holds a Biology degree and a PhD in Cell Biology/Neurosciences from the University of Coimbra-Portugal, where she studied stroke biology. She was a postdoctoral and senior researcher at the Institute for Research and Innovation in Health in Porto, in drug addiction, studying neuronal plasticity induced by amphetamines. As a research scientist for 19 years, Andrea participated in academic projects in multiple research fields, from stroke, gene regulation, cancer, and rare diseases. She authored multiple research papers in peer-reviewed journals. She shifted towards a career in science writing and communication in 2022.

Articles by Andrea Lobo

Woman diagnosed with CAD after having chickenpox: Case report

The rare case of a young woman with cold agglutinin disease (CAD) secondary to chickenpox, also known as varicella, was described in a recent report in India. While corticosteroids, a type of steroid, are usually not recommended for CAD secondary to an infection, the rapid and sustained red blood…